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Ideas for Quick & Easy Handmade Gifts

The holiday season is coming. Starting next month, we have Sweetest Day October 15, Boss Day on October 17, and Halloween on October 31. I have been busy working on some simple gift ideas for Boss Day, but they truly translate into quick & easy handmade gifts for anyone. And as we approach the rest of the holiday season, through New Year's Eve, I will be continuing to post more quick and easy gift ideas. So far I have compiled 23 of my YouTube projects into a playlist called
Quick Handmade Gifts
Be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel to be first to know when I have more projects added. I'm really inspired to create gift ideas for everyone that are quick, easy and handmade for this holiday season. Bonus for my friends and family, right? I'm including hostess gifts when you go to a party, jewelry, accessories, home dec... and nothing will take more than a couple hours to complete.

xoxo, Kristin

Inspired by Boss Day, which is a tricky holiday in my opinion, I came up with a collection of coffee cup cozies. Not only are they adorable, but they are also a great way to learn new techniques. If you don't already know how to knit or crochet bobbles, you can learn how to with these quick patterns and video tutorials. Each of the photos below is hyperlinked to the free pattern download on my website. And from there you can watch the youtube tutorial videos for extra support.

If you don't already know how to knit or crochet a triple cable, you can learn how to with these quick patterns and video tutorials:

I think it is safe to assume that we ALL know someone who loves a little bling. These patterns use my outrageously gorgeous Be So Wild Yarn in simple and elegant stitch patterns, to show of the texture and sparkle of the yarn. They take only minutes to whip up:

How to Make Cheesesteak Pizza Braid

How to Make Cheesesteak Pizza Braid

Be So Brave Yarn for Charity Knit & Crochet Projects