10 Free Last Minute Crochet Gift Patterns

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These are 10 amazing last minute crochet gift patterns that will come in handy for the rushed gift making. Quick and easy crochet projects for the whole family.


The gift making season is in full swing as the holiday approaches. By far one of the busiest times for crafters. Even if you have not started yet, trust me when I say that there is still time to make handmade gifts.

However, the holiday is now rather close so large gifts are out of question. Unless you have all the time in the world, now is the time to make last minute crochet gift items.

These crochet projects are great as they are all small items. You can make these in the matter of a couple of hours or even less. So depending on how big your gift list is, you can still make a lot of presents in a day.

last minute crochet gift patterns

10 Last Minute Crochet Gift Patterns

I have compiled a list of last minute crochet gift patterns that are super quick and easy to make. I have chosen some great patterns from my designer friends.

Quick accessories like cowls or fingerless gloves made in matching colors would make a great gift set.

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A little gifts like the ear buds cover or crystal keeper would make a great last minute crochet gift.

There are also other projects that would make a nice gift paired with other items. The crochet washcloth paired with a handmade soap would be lovely for a relaxing bath.

Match the coffee cozy with a nice mug filled with the recipient’s favorite hot drink.

Whichever project you choose, rest assured they are all last minute crochet gift patterns. Some of these will literally take you no more than thirty minutes from start to finish.

30 Minute Hand Cowl

This free crochet pattern is super fast and easy to make and is called 30 Minute Hand Cowl. I literally made this cowl in 30 minutes with just my hands. No crochet hook needed.

This is the perfect crochet pattern for a beginner who is just started to learn how to crochet. It uses only single crochets and is therefore very basic.

For the 30 Minute Hand Beanie I used only one skein. That is all you need to make this cowl. 30 Minute Hand Cowl Pattern is available on my website as free pattern.

30 Minute Hand Cowl - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

Last Minute Crochet Fingerless Gloves

Fingerless gloves provide you with the freedom to use your fingers with ease without having to worry about removing the gloves and your hands getting cold.

The best part about crocheting them is that they are easy to make and you can technically use any stitch or stitch pattern you like. Plus they are simply made from a square.

The color of the yarn is called Enchanted which really makes me dreamy and think about fairies and a beautiful forest wonderland. So these Enchanted Fingerless Gloves are perfect for an elegant, romantic, and dreamy present. Lacy Crochet Fingerless Gloves Pattern is available on my website.

Lacy Easy Fingerless Gloves - Free Crochet Pattern

Foldable Christmas Tree Gift Pattern

This small Christmas tree is such a cute little festive last minute gift. It is made out of 2 sets of triangles with a plastic canvas inside to provide stability. It is then topped off with a cute and adorable small yellow or gold bow.

I wanted a mini Christmas tree that was able to be stored easier so I made it in a way that you can fold it and turn it from a three-dimensional shape to a two-dimensional shape. This Small Foldable Christmas Tree is easily stored. Take a look at this Small Foldable Christmas Tree Pattern on my website.

Small Foldable Christmas Tree -stackable

Last Minute Crochet Scrunchie Gift

The Crochet Scrunchie Pattern is a simple make that would be perfect last minute crochet gift. It uses beginner crochet stitches around a hair tie. It is made simply by using single and double crochet stitches.

I used worsted weighted yarn, so the scrunchies work up super quick. It has two layers and lots of ruffles. Such a cute gift for girls and women alike, you make make a bunch of these as a stocking filler. Easy Crochet Scrunchie Pattern is free on my website.

Scrunchie Crochet Pattern Free

Crochet Earbud Holder Gift

Earbud Holder is a super easy crochet pattern for a last minute gift. It would be perfect for teenagers to keep their ear buds stored safely when they are out and about.

Don’t use earbuds? Not a problem! This small project is perfect for holding many things such as chapstick, chargers, fidget spinners, etc…

It is a beginner friendly pattern constructed from two circles with the added clasp. That means you can always keep this pouch handy and clip it onto your bag. CLICK HERE for the pattern.

Crochet Earbud Holder Gift

Crystal Keeper Crochet Gift

Do you love crystals or have friend that loves them? You’re gonna love this easy, quick and FREE crochet necklace pattern. It would make a lovely last minute gift.

It’s the perfect way to wear or carry your favourite crystal tumblestone. This sweet little crystal holder will hold your stone, without any risk of scratching. It holds it securely in place so you can take your precious stone with you everywhere.

It’s easy to change crystals whenever you feel drawn to another one. All you need to do is slide the bead up, open the bag, swap the crystal and close again! For this free pattern FOLLOW THIS LINK.

Crystal Keeper Crochet Gift

Last Minute Crochet Washcloth Gift

This easy crochet washcloth pattern uses a simple stitch that creates a lovely texture. It’s subtle texture paired with cotton yarn makes this washcloth a lovely last minute crochet gift.

You can pair it up with a lovely bath set or a handmade bar of soap. It would make a lovely gift for somebody who deserves a relaxing bath.

It is also a lovely quick to work up project if you need a break from a large crochet project. You get instant satisfaction rom finishing it. THIS WEBSITE has the free pattern.

Last Minute Crochet Washcloth Gift

Quick Crochet Trivet Gift Pattern

This hot pad crochet pattern might just be exactly what your kitchen needs this festive season. This chunky cotton trivet hot pad is quick to work up and looks lovely as a home decor.

Some people really love spending time in the kitchen cooking delicious meals or baking yummy cakes. This would be a perfect gift idea for them. Something useful and pretty, THIS BLOG has the free pattern.

Quick Trivet Pattern

Crochet Faux Fur Ankle Warmers Gift

I love the softness of this faux fur, and it makes for quick projects! These ankle warmers are the QUICKEST! Plus they look super stylish when worn on your boots.

The trick for working with faux fur yarn is to feel for the stitches rather than look. But this yarn paired with a chunky crochet hook is perfect last minute crochet gift idea.

Not only they look stylish, they will keep you super warm in a cold weather. Click HERE for the free pattern.

Crochet Faux Fur Ankle Warmers

Last Minute Crochet Coffee Cozy Gift

It’s that time of year again when all we want is hot cocoa, apple cider, white mochas and pumpkin spice lattes! 

The Mocha Me Cozy is an easy to make pattern and works up really fast, making this a great last-minute gift idea!

It looks great in any color so you can personalize for friends and family; its also an awesome stash buster!

The finished look and subtle texture gives it a beautiful rustic feel as well. You can find the free pattern ON THIS WEBSITE.

Coffee Cozy

If you enjoyed these last minute crochet gift patterns collection and think it is useful, why not share it with your crochet friends? You can share the link on your social media so even more people get to enjoy these beautiful patterns. Do not forget to pin this collection to your favorite Pinterest Board.

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