14+ Small Crochet Gifts to Make Last Minute

Do you feel super inspired to make some unique and personal gifts this year, but you just don’t have the time? I know the feeling. These small crochet gifts are not only inexpensive to make, but they’re perfect for when you’re on a time crunch.

14 Small Crochet Gifts to Make Last Minute

Do you need some Last Minute Crochet Gift Ideas?

Trust me, I understand. The Holiday season can be so JAM-PACKED somtimes. Who can find the time for crocheting handmade gifts?

There have been times where I have been known to whip up some last minute crochet gifts just a few weeks before Christmas.

Don’t worry – you’re not alone if you are looking for quick and easy gift ideas that work up EXTRA fast.

So without further ado, let’s check out 14 of my favorite last minute crochet gifts! These are all small crochet projects that don’t take a ton of time to make.

1. Star Stitch Fingerless Gloves

First up, check out the Star Stitch Fingerless Gloves. If you’re anything like me, your hands are always cold (or maybe you know someone with this problem!). Mittens and regular gloves just won’t cut it for those of us who are always working with our hands. If you know this struggle, then these fun and unique fingerless gloves are perfect for you! They keep your fingers free, while still allowing your hands to be nice and cozy. You can find the free pattern here.

star stitch fingerless gloves small crochet gift

2. Everglade Adjustable Ear Warmer

Next, meet the Adjustable Ear Warmer pattern. Isn’t this one just so pretty? This design combines both cute and practical to create this really stylish, yet super warm and cozy accessory. If you decide to make this pattern for any of your friends or family this year, it’s sure to be a hit! You can find the free pattern here.

3. Sweet Stripes Sunglasses Case

There’s nothing worse then scratching up your favorite pair of sunglasses (okay, well, maybe there are worse things, but you know what I mean). This Sweet Stripes Sunglasses Case is an easy fix to that problem! Not only is this design super cute and useful, but it’s really simple and quick to make as well! You can find the free pattern here.

4. Unique Seaside Mug Rug

Do you love the beach? I do, and that’s why I love this Seaside Mug Rug so much! This pattern features a beautiful seashell design that gives it such a fun and beachy feel. And the best part is, these mug rugs are quick and simple to make! You can find the free pattern here.

Crochet Mug Rug Free Pattern

5. Autumn Lake Collection

The next design I’d like to show you is not really one pattern…it’s a whole collection. These pieces are so beautiful, I just love the gorgeous color-scheme and leaf-like texture! Any one of these cute and cozy patterns are sure to make perfect gifts for your fall-loving friends or family. You can get the patterns here (note that these are premium only!)

6. Quick and Easy Crochet Earrings

Are you looking for a unique gift idea that you can make super quickly and easily? If so, then I bet you’ll love these Quick and Easy Crochet Earrings! These earrings are so beautiful and fun, and with all of the different color combination possibilities, you can easily make these personal to whoever you decide to give them to! You can find the free pattern here.

7. Thermal Stitch Crochet Potholder

If you’re looking for a more practical crochet gift idea, then this Thermal Stitch Potholder may be just the thing. Not only is the texture of this one simply beautiful to look at, but it’s practical as well! The added thickness of the thermal stitch gives it some extra protection and longevity. You can find the free pattern here.

8. Crochet Face Scrubbies

Another practical gift idea are these Crochet Face Scrubbies! I don’t know about you, but makeup wipes and face pads go QUICK for me. These eco-friendly, reusable face scrubbies are just the solution! This pattern can be easily made in under 20 minutes, which makes it a fantastic last minute gift! You can find the free pattern here.

Crochet Face Scrubbies - Free Pattern + Printable Packaging and Video Tutorial

9. Cast Iron Pot Holders

Are you looking for a fun and functional crochet gift idea? If so, these Cast Iron Potholders are perfect for you! This project is super quick and simple to make, which makes it a great last-minute present. Because this pattern is so easy to follow and full of repetition, you could even use it as a means to occupy your hands while you watch a show or listen to music. You can find the free pattern here.

10. Crochet Snowflake ornament

Next up, check out these Crochet Snowflake Ornaments. Aren’t they gorgeous? My favorite part about this pattern is that the design looks so intricate, and yet they’re so easy to make. This pattern is great for crocheters of all skill levels, including beginners! You can find the free pattern here.

11. Crochet Scato Mittens

Have you crocheted mittens before? If not, you should definitely try this Scato Mitten pattern out! These mittens are so cozy and warm, and they work up quickly and beautifully. You could make these mittens all one color or several different colors, the possibilities are endless! You can find the free pattern here.

12. Twisted Ear Warmer

Next up, check out this Twisted Ear Warmer pattern designed by Olga from My Crochet Space. Aren’t these so fun and pretty? I just love the twisted design! This is one of those patterns that looks a lot harder than it really is, when it’s really only half double crochets. You can easily make several different sizes of these for just about any age. You can find the free pattern here.

13. Crochet Washcloth

Here is yet another practical gift idea: the Crochet Washcloth Pattern. Making these washcloths is an easy and fun way to add some color to your kitchen! Plus, these washcloths work up so fast that you could make a bunch of them as gifts AND for yourself, all in one day! You can find the free pattern here.

Crochet Washcloth Free Pattern (Easy & Colorful!)

14. Crochet Dish Scrubber

To go along with the last gift…why not make a dish scrubber?! These little guys work up SO fast and are durable and long-lasting. What a great practical gift idea! I have two patterns you can try – a square one or a round one.

scrubbie crochet patterns

14. Beautiful Golden Crochet Angel Ornament

Last, but definitely not least, meet the Beautiful Golden Crochet Angel Ornament! This ornament is absolutely lovely to look at, and what better way to celebrate Christmas then to decorate your tree with these? This pattern is nice, simple, and quick to make, and yet pretty and captivating all at the same time. You can find the free pattern here.


As you can see, there are many small crochet projects that make for the perfect last minute gift! If you’re running low on time for making gifts before Christmas, I hope you liked this post and found the perfect pattern. Don’t forget, a handmade gift can make a special impact—even if it is small. 🙂

Looking for gifts specific to certain members of the family? Check out these crochet gifts for men, gifts for grandma, or gifts for kids!


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