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Thursday
Nov212013

Last Minute Handmade Gifts

Wouldn't it be lovely if there were a parallel crafting universe where time expanded into endless hours of exuberant creative activity? And wouldn't it be especially nice if this universe would reveal itself right about now, the moment our holiday gift list is crystallizing into a very long holiday gift list?

Alas, this is a Christmas miracle that is not bound to happen, and so, we consider Plan B: a whole lot of beautiful craft ideas that don't require a warp in the time-space continuum to complete! These project ideas range from fairly quick to extremely quick, and all of them are designed to give with pride and love. Some of our favorites are pictured above. They are...

Top row: Cozy Ear Flap Hat, Felt Flower Sachets, and Liberty Backpacks

Middle row: Braided Friendship Bracelets, Myrtle the Purl Turtle, and Color Tipped Scarf

Bottom Row: Neon Inside Out Bag, Heirloom Needle Case, and Snowflower Ornaments

And so that no one gets left out, there are more! Pictured above...

Top Row: Hostess Lap Duvets and Purl Soho Basic Hats for Everyone

Middle Row: Lovely Ribbed Cowl in Worsted Twist and Cashmere Cuff

Bottom Row: Knit Hedgehogs and Crocheted Ribbed Cowl

A little bit of everything for everyone... We can't offer you extra hours on the clock, but some well-timed inspiration is a close second! Happy crafting!

Reader Comments (4)

Thank you!!! :-) Paola - Italy
November 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAmore Di Zìa
Lovely site! There are many gifts is very great and useful.Woolen clothes gifts is very great ideas because the winter season is coming soon! so very fantastic gifts and ideas! Thanks for your posting........................Thanks...............
November 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSimerjeetkaur
Thanks so much for your simple, yet stunning patterns! I've already made crocheted cowl for DD and ribbed cowl for DS for Xmas gifts (plus a crocheted cowl for myself in your fabulous wool - it does work up amazingly quickly). Snowflower ornaments are queued up next.

Thank you!
November 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJane
thnx for the projects and inspiration. The handmade gifts i've made have always been very well received. I think i need to make a few Purlbee hats/scarves/cowls/mittens before Christmas - so far a couple of pairs of socks in progress, a pair of felted clogs and a snowball pompom garland.

cheers,
jake
November 22, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterjake

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