How to make warm winter gear gifts with cool tutorials has never been easier.  Use these free patterns to create your own winter gifts in a fun styles.  These homemade designs include fingerless gloves, beanies, scarves, leg warmers, a purse and headband.   Not only will the recipient love to wear these items, they’ll keep 'em warm!  {{knuckle bumps}}

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Tip Junkie has 154 Crochet patterns including over 1000 Homemade Christmas Gifts  all with pictured tutorials to learn on how to make.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more Simple Gifts with step-by-step instructions. {wink}  Additionally, the Tip Junkie creative community has  tons of great accessories with free patterns and  tutorials complete with pictured instructions on how to make.  {score}

Glove Pattern

Fingerless Mittens 1.  Flower & Vine Crochet Mittens ~ The extended single crochet stitches make a canvas for the beautiful embellishments of slip stitch vines, berries and a flower at the wrist.  If you have the skills to make these, I think they are a gorgeous gift! Patterns for gloves 2.  Openwork Fingerless Gloves {kid version} ~ Crochet a lovely tea time pair of gloves with this modified kid version.  Perfect for young girls!

Beanie Pattern

Winter Beanie 3.  Fleece Monkey Hat {pattern and tutorial} ~  Step by step instructions on how to make a cute monkey beanie for your little one! Beanie Designs 4.  Little Sisters Hat Crochet Tutorial {How To Guide} ~ Although it is called the Little Sisters Hat, this pattern comes in four sizes.  Ranging from baby to adult, this beautiful hat would make a great gift for any girl on your list.

Crochet Pattern

crochet a pouf

5.  How to Crochet a Pouf with Free Printable Pattern ~ Crocheting a pouf is the perfect gift to make this holiday season!  What is a pouf?  It’s a versatile accessory that you can add to any outfit to make it more festive!  If you’re looking for a fun crocheting project this holiday season with amazing pictured instructions, plus a free PDF printable, then you are in luck! Winter Beanie 6.  Urban Jungle Slouchy Beanie ~ Crochet your own modern slouchy beanie.  It’s fairly simple because after you crochet the band you only use one stitch, the puff stitch. 7.  Barefoot Baby Sandals ~ These barefoot baby sandals are absolutely darling!  If you don’t already have a little girl to make them for,  you may just find yourself wanting one just to wear these pretties! 8.  Crochet Headband Flower Pattern ~ The following instructions are based on the assumption that you already know the basics of crocheting. If you are trying it for the first time, here is a good video to help you with the basics as you follow the tutorial. 9.  Crochet Seed Stitch Purse ~ I’m loving this colorful seed stitch purse!  It’s a perfect size for a young girl.  The stitch resembles a scalloped look which is a tight weave making the purse sturdy.

Knitting Pattern

Winter Beanie 10.  DIY Winter Beanie {knitting} ~ This adorable knitted  hat is sure to keep your little one’s head warm during the winter months.  You can make your own with this free pattern.  Note: this post is not in English, but on the right side of the post there is a translation bar to change it to English.

knitted legwarmers

11.  Knitted Legwarmers ~ Not sure it gets cuter than these knit legwarmers, which are the perfect gift! With some knitting skills and this fabulous tutorial your little girly girl will not only be adorable but also toasty warm!!

Lei Scarf

12.  How to Knit a Lei Scarf with Free Printable Pattern ~ Knitting a scarf is easier than you might think!  If you’re looking for a fun knitting project with amazing pictured instructions, plus a free PDF printable, then you are in luck!  {{I’ve got your back}}.   Here’s how to knit a Lei scarf using Ribbons yarn by Red Heart Yarn that is absolutely swoon worthy, and perfect for gift giving.

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Thanks Ladies. I just adore these homemade gift ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps} christmas in july We’re continuing our Christmas in July with more amazing pictured tutorials for homemade gifts, DIY decorating, free printables, and recipes.

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