Rawr Dinosaur Mittens
Equal parts practical and fun … the recipe for a perfect gift.
Cozy and warm… for a devoted cat owner, this crocheted cat nest made by Dapper Toad is a sweet gift idea. Kitties love to cuddle up in dark, semi-hidden spots, so craft them a haven that’s all their own!
Crocheted Bike Seat Cover
For the bike lover on your list, crochet a bike seat cover in their favorite colors. [tutorial in Danish — use Google Translate]
Padma the Elephant
This sweet little elephant could easily become someone’s favorite stuffed animal.
Bear Head Wall Trophy
This might be my favorite of the bunch. Crochet the head of your gift recipient’s favorite animal (but only if they have a sense of humor). [tutorial in French — use Google Translate]
Calico Crochet Rug
A rug is one of those beautiful and useful presents that gets appreciated for years to come. Ideal for a home with lots of hardwood and tile floors.
For the seamstress (seamster…?) with an inner-Homer Simpson penchant for sweet fried dough, this donut pincushion would be cute combined with a few other sewing accessories, like Gingher stork scissors and a handsome cloth tape measure.
This little guy makes an adorable homemade stocking stuffer. Or make a whole extended family of gnomes, hide them around the house, and have the little ones go on a gnome hunt!
Magically Clean Eco Tawashi
Acrylic yarn is made of very fine synthetic fibers similar to microfiber, and this fine-filamented material is the key to magical cleaning: you can do dishes without soap!
Hedgehogs are adorable. This simple pattern uses “eyelash yarn” as hedgehog spines.
Frankie the Lobster
In real life, lobsters are not particularly cute or cuddly. But translated into a plush toy, they are adorable — I had one growing up. I think it’s those endearingly oversized claws.
Stir Me Up Potholder
A good potholder is crucial in the kitchen. I’ve had some that are too stiff, not insulated enough, or lacking in some other important way. Make one by hand to ensure it meets all crucial cooking and baking needs.
The Baylie Bear Cowl
Amp up the cozy and adorable factor of a winter ensemble with this super cute hooded cowl that will automatically make you look like an Ewok, if you’re under 4′ tall.