Everybody panic!! Valentine’s day is just a couple of weeks away. I’ve rounded up some crochet gift ideas for Valentine’s Day which would make awesome gifts to your partner, your galentine, or yourself.
Each pattern is:
FREE, because so close to Christmas, this can be an expensive time of year
EASY, so a motivated beginner could create the pieces – or an experienced crocheter could whip them up in no time
FAST, because it’s only a couple of weeks until V-Day!
Now, I haven’t separated out this list into “crocheted gift ideas for guys,” and “crocheted gifts for women,” because you know your beau better than I do. All the items in this list are great, and who’s to say that a women can’t enjoy a crocheted cactus? Instead I’ve separated it out into what the patterns are, starting with…
What’s lovelier than saying to your honey, “I want you to be warm and snug”? Not much, especially if you enjoy the kind of climate where Feburary is cold, cold, cold! Check out these wearable crochet gift ideas:
These crocheted hearts only need 15 stitches! You could whip up a whole pile in time for Valentine’s day. What would you do with them, you ask? Try fixing one to a card, sewing one to a hairclip, or making a garland.
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