7 Free Crochet Gift Ideas For Friends

Are you looking to crochet some homemade items for friends this year? If so, this list will get you gift-giving started with free crochet patterns for blankets, hats, and ear warmers for your friends!

Read on down to find the full list of quick gifts to crochet (let’s be honest.. Last-minute gifts to crochet)! 

Crochet Gift Ideas for Friends

The Yarn I Recommend to Make Crochet Gifts

If you are making crochet gifts, then you will need some good yarn to make them with.

The yarns below are the ones I 100% recommend and use for many my gift-giving projects.

Vanna’s Choice

This yarn is made by Lion Brand, and is a Weight 4 – Medium yarn.

Vanna's Choice

Fiber: 100% Acrylic
Yardage: 156m / 171 yds
Hook: 5.5 mm (I-9)
Substitute: Lion Brand Heartland

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Wool-Ease Thick and Quick

This yarn is made by Lion Brand, and is a Weight 6 – Super Bulky yarn.

Wool-Ease Thick and Quick

Fiber: Acrylic (80%), Wool (20%)
Yardage: 106 yards (87 in prints/stripes, 92 in metallic)
Hook: 9 mm (M/N-13)
Substitute: Lion Brand Hometown USA

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Do You Only Have a Few Days to Crochet a Gift?

You’ll love these quick crochet gift ideas!

A lot of us don’t have a ton of time to crochet up a gift, so I wanted to let you all know that I have this post Crochet Gifts in A Weekend that may be just what you are looking for. 

Your Friends Will Love a Homemade Crochet Gift!

I know that I LOVE to receive gifts that are made with me in mind and cherish them. The patterns below are all perfect if you are looking to wow your friends with a “made just for you” gift!

They are also great if you need a last-minute gift and need something fast. (I swear I never do that… ) Read on down to find the full list and get started today with these quick crochet gifts for friends!

Free Crochet Gift Ideas for Friends & Family!

Happy crochet gift giving! I hope you enjoy this list, and I dare you to try to pick just one. 

  1. Chained Crochet Ear Warmer Pattern by Easy Crochet
  2. Mitten Crochet Pattern by Easy Crochet
  3. Chunky Crochet Blanket Pattern by Easy Crochet
  4. Isle Wave Wrap Pattern by Easy Crochet 
  5. Leigh Crochet Hat Pattern by Easy Crochet
  6. Bobble Ear Warmer Pattern by Mama in a Stitch
  7. Quick Bobble Cowl Pattern by One Dog Woof

Plus 1 BONUS pattern to try too. 

crochet gift ideas for friends

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