You Made It through the Holidays! Now, 10 Gifts to Make Yourself!

Did you take part in the mad scramble that is the creation of holiday gifts this year? If you’ve spent the last several months creating projects for all your loved ones, it’s time you take the first part of this year to make a little something for yourself. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect pattern to make yourself, you might appreciate this list of our favorite crochet patterns.

1. Lofty Pouf from Crochetscene 2017

The gift to help you put your feet up!

Lofty Pouf, Crochetscene 2017 CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

Lofty Pouf, Crochetscene 2017 | Credit: Harper Point Photography

You made it through the holidays! Time to put your feet up. This pouf is the perfect project to rest your feet on. Make this one first so you can stitch in comfort as you make the rest of the crochet patterns on this list.

2. Berry and Pine Afghan from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019

The gift to cuddle up in!

Berry and Pine Afghan from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

Berry and Pine Afghan from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 | Credit: Harper Point Photography

This beautiful project is the next thing you need for getting cozy this winter. Treat yourself to the Berry and Pine Afghan Kit (affiliate link), which has all the yarn you need to make the afghan. The kit is available in a range of colors, but if you need more color ideas, check out this post or play around with the many colors available from Paintbox yarns!

3. Convergence Top from Interweave Crochet Spring 2014

The gift you’ve had on your list forever!

Convergence Top, Interweave Crochet Spring 2014 CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

Convergence Top, Interweave Crochet Spring 2014 | Credit: Harper Point Photography

The Convergence Top is a longtime favorite for many Interweave Crochet subscribers. Time to finally make it for yourself. If you like this design from Linda Skuja, you should be sure to subscribe so you can see her crochet patterns in future issues (we think you’ll love it!).

4. Lace Dress from Interweave Crochet Spring 2004

The gift that’s a classic!

Lace Dress Interweave Crochet Spring 2004 CREDIT: Chris Hartlove

Lace Dress, Interweave Crochet Spring 2004 | Credit: Chris Hartlove

This project is from one of the earliest issues of Interweave Crochet, but it’s still one of our absolute favorites. If you’ve had your eye on this project, now is the time to try this classic!

5. Yoga Bag from Interweave Crochet Accessories 2011

The gift to help you make it through your resolutions!

Yoga Bag from Interweave Crochet Accessories 2011 CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

Yoga Bag from Interweave Crochet Accessories 2011 | Credit: Harper Point Photography

Are you hoping to eat healthier or exercise more this year? Make yourself this bag to help you accomplish those goals and show off your crochet at the same time! The Yoga Bag is perfect for your yoga mat (affiliate link) and gym towel!

6. Water Lily Shawl from Interweave Crochet Spring 2016

The gift that will show off your crochet skills!

Water Lily Shawl Interweave Crochet Spring 2016 CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

Water Lily Shawl, Interweave Crochet Spring 2016 | Credit: Harper Point Photography

This beautiful shawl incorporates clusters of elongated stitches that bloom into soft fans. The beauty of this shawl will inspire everyone you know to crochet. Try it out and show off your crochet skills!

7. Vanilla and Spice Hat from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019

The gift you can make quickly!

Vanilla and Spice Hat Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

Vanilla and Spice Hat, Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 | Credit: Harper Point Photography

This beautiful hat shows off Lion Brand Yarns Scarfie (affiliate link) in its best light. This bulky yarn will make this hat go fast. Work up this quick gift for yourself.

8. Balsam Pullover from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019

The gift you’ll wear every day!

Balsam Pullover Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

Balsam Pullover, Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 | Credit: Harper Point Photography

This classic sweater will keep you cozy all winter long. Make it in a simple color (or your favorite color), and you might end up wearing it every day!

9. Urbane Hat and Cowl Set from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019

The gift with the really nice yarn!

Urbane Hat and Cowl Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

Urbane Hat and Cowl, Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 | Credit: Harper Point Photography

If good yarn is what inspires your pattern making, you can’t go wrong with Cascade’s Llamerino (affiliate link)! Use this beautiful yarn in the 2-color Tunisian crochet technique.

10. Nordic Tapestry Pouch from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019

The gift that will help you get organized!

Nordic Tapestry Pouch Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

Nordic Tapestry Pouch, Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 | Credit: Harper Point Photography

Are you in need of a bit more organization this year? The adorable Nordic Tapestry Pouch might be the project to help you accomplish that goal. Not only is it super fun to make, (tapestry crochet with single crochet stitches through the back loop), it’s also perfect for helping organize your craft supplies!

Are there any other crochet patterns you’re excited to make yourself that we’ve left off this list? Let us know in the comments below!

Happy Stitching!
Sara

(Featured Image: Balsam Pullover, Berry and Pine Afghan, and Lofty Pouf | Credit: Harper Point Photography)


Go ahead! Treat yourself to must-make crochet patterns!

 

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