As we get closer to the holidays, are you running out of time to make all of the gifts on your handmade holidays list? Not to worry — we’re calling the Red Heart Joy Creators in to the rescue! These bloggers have some fabulous patterns for last-minute gifts that you still have time to finish before the holidays. This post includes a roundup of 30 gift-worthy free crochet and knitting patterns by the Joy Creators for everyone on your list.
Sharon Ojala at Amigurumi To Go designs adorable crochet amigurumi patterns. Here are two of my favorite patterns sets from her collection. Make one critter or an entire set as a gift.
Heidi Yates at Snappy Tots is a crochet and knitting designer who brings her joy for vibrant color to her work. Here are two great crochet patterns for a child on your gift list.
Corina Gray from Stitch11 is known for her whimsical, family-friendly crochet patterns. Here are two that will keep a child on your holiday list cozy warm all winter.
Donna Wolfe at Naztazia has so many beautifully feminine crochet designs. These are two of my favorites, and both include video tutorials to help you make a perfect project.
In addition to being Red Heart’s National Spokesperson, Marly Bird is also a Joy Creator! Marly is both a crochet and knitting designer, but I’ve chosen two of her knitting patterns to feature here. The first includes several video tutorials to guide you through making the project.
Celina Lane from Simply Collectible Crochet has many beautiful crochet patterns for women, but these two one-skein wonders make great last-minute gifts.
If time is truly short, consider making a batch of these headbands by Elena Hunt from Beatrice Ryan Designs! (You can find another one of her lovely patterns in the For Home section.)
Kinga Erdem from My Hobby is Crochet is a crochet designer who loves to share matching sets. Both of these hat patterns include matching neckwear that you will find linked in the patterns.
Rhondda Mol from Oombawka Design Crochet is known for her beginner-friendly patterns and tutorials. I chose two accessory patterns from her collection that would work up quickly.
Jessie Rayot from Jessie At Home is a multi-crafty blogger who loves to create designs with interesting shapes and textures. I’ve chosen two of her knitting patterns that would make great last-minute projects.
Lorene Eppolite from Cre8tion Crochet specializes in accessories and garments for women. Here are two fast-to-crochet projects from her collection.
Kathy Lashley from ELK Studio is one of those crochet designers who is as much at ease creating projects for men as for women. Here are two of my favorite hats for men in her collection.
Nadia Fuad from YARNutopia is one of the newest Joy Creators. Her Gentleman’s Scarf pattern includes a video tutorial. (You can find another pattern by Nadia in the For Pets section.)
Maria Bittner from Pattern Paradise is a crochet blogger whose designs include apparel, layette sets, and more. I’ve chosen two of her holiday home decor patterns to share. These are sure to be loved by any holiday hostess or host.
If you have any friends or family who recently moved or are redecorating, this pillow cover by Elena Hunt from Beatrice Ryan Designs will brighten up any room.
Kim Guzman is a versatile crochet and knitting designer and author. Here are two quick projects for the home that would pair well with any baked gift or spa basket.
No last-minute gift roundup would be complete without a project for our furry friends. Dress your pet for the holidays with this sweater by Nadia Fuad from YARNutopia. The pattern includes a video tutorial.
I hope you enjoyed this roundup of last-minute gifts from the Joy Creators!