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The 50+ Best Free Knitted Gifts For Christmas 


In this blog post, you will see the 50+ best free knitted gifts for Christmas; these are patterns to make for the holiday season. 

The festive season is almost here, and it’s time to get your gift list ready! 

If you are a crafter, you know the best gifts are handmade gifts, so scroll down to find the perfect one for your loved ones. 

The 50+ Best Free Knitted Gifts For Christmas!

50+ Free Knitting Patterns For Christmas Gifts

If you are ready to make your own gift, check out the free patterns below, and you might find your next knitting project. 

What Can You Knit For Holiday Gifts?

Knitting is a beautiful way to create thoughtful and personalized holiday gifts for your loved ones. 

There are countless options for what you can knit, depending on the recipient’s preferences and your skill level. 

Some popular holiday knitting ideas include cozy scarves, hats, and mittens to keep your friends and family warm during the winter months. 

You can also make festive decorations like ornaments or knitted stockings to add a touch of homemade charm to your holiday decor. 

If you’re feeling ambitious, consider knitting a sweater, a pair of socks, or even a blanket as an exceptional and cherished gift. 

The possibilities are endless, and the handmade touch adds an extra layer of warmth and love to your holiday presents. 

Table runner with cable

What Can I Make As A Last Minute Gift?   

Accessories And Home Items

As a last-minute knitting gift, consider a cozy and quick project like a stylish knit headband, a pair of fingerless gloves, or an easy hat.

These items are relatively simple to create and can be completed in just a few hours, making them perfect for those times when you need a thoughtful gift on short notice. 

Choose a soft and luxurious yarn in the recipient’s favorite color for that extra touch of personalization. 

Knitted accessories are not only practical but also a warm and heartfelt way to show your care and creativity, even when the knitting time is limited.

Moreover, a set of dishcloths can be a fairly quick knit and a great project for beginner knitters.

It is a useful gift, especially for anyone who loves to spend time in the kitchen. 

Make them a set in bright colors or earthy tones. 

knitted ribbed hat in the petite wool

Holiday-Themed Gifts

If you’re looking for a good Christmas gift idea, you can also consider something holiday-themed. 

A Christmas wreath made of greens or a pom-pom wreath. 

Or unique gifts like personalized gift bags you can fill with treats or stockings. 

Ornaments are either traditional bubbles, a gnome ornament, or something more unique that corresponds with the interests of the gift recipient.  

Knitted tartan Christmas decorations

Gifts For Knitters

If you are not a maker, one of your friends or family members is. 

A great gift for them will be something related to their craft of choice. 

Gift cards from their favorite yarn store or pattern store, yarn bowls, a pom pom maker, tote bags, or an exciting book full of patterns can be the perfect gift ideas for your loved ones.  

Gift Guides For Knitters

Check out these gift guides to find the perfect present. 

knitting gift ideas

Knitting Lessons

If you are a new knitter and need help with the knitting basics, check out the knitting lessons here – Knitting Lessons (With Video Tutorials).

There, you will find step-by-step tutorials for all the different knitting techniques a newbie needs to know. 

Including how to cast on, the basic knit stitches, the stockinette stitch, the rib stitch, the garter stitch, a list of knitting abbreviations, and more. 

And if you need more video tutorials, check out my YouTube channel here – Handy Little Me – YouTube. 

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  1. This is great! Thank you for the easy patterns. I use to knit, but these seem easy to complete. I’m going to make a few for Christmas. 👏❤️

  2. I knit while I watch television and have made hats for all the grandkids for Christmas. Our church is collecting hats and mittens now for immigrants who have come to the US and need to be kept warm this winter. Keep this in mind in your communities.

    1. Hello Susan, thank you for leaving a comment, what a great idea to knit hats and mittens for others, I hope that the hat patterns are useful for you! Thanks for visiting and happy knitting 🙂