Download 20 free and easy Christmas gift patterns to knit and crochet for all the family

14 November, 2023

In around a month from now the Holiday Season will be here…It’s time to prepare the holiday gifts for all the family. If you are running out of time or inspiration, relax! Download free and easy knit and crochet patterns. Choose from a selection of scarves, hats, jackets and ponchos. Furthermore, there are even some blankets and cushions. In addition to this 20 Christmas gift patterns, take a look at the Katia website. Here, you can find up to 5000 knit, crochet, macrame and sewing projects to give to your loved ones. 

20 Christmas Gifts Ideas Free crochet and knitting patterns by Katia Yarns

Christmas gift patterns

Scarves and neck warmers

Whether it’s knit or crochet, scarves and neck warmers are ideal gifts when you don’t have a lot of time. Furthermore, you only need one or two balls of yarn! Choose your family and friends favourite colours to knit or crochet easy and quick 100% YOU accessories. Download all these different models for free:

Free knitting cowl pattern with only one yarn ball
Free easy knitting scarf pattern
Free crochet scarf pattern with 2 yarn balls

 Woolly hats for everyone 

A warm hat is definitely your best ally on cold wintry days. One ball of yarn is usually enough to knit or crochet a woolly pom pom hat. Moreover, they are unisex accessories suitable for both men and women. Which do you prefer, knit or crochet? Download these free and easy patterns now and decide later! 


Free circular hat knitting pattern
free hat knitting pattern with an only skein
Pompom hat knit with circular needles and Azulejo Big free pattern
Free Love Wool Tones balaclava knitting pattern

Hat + Neck warmer = The perfect pair 

Separately, they are the perfect handmade gift for everyone. But when you give a neck warmer together with a hat or a headband, we are in the presence of a SUPER GIFT. 

Free WOW! Splash Nina hat and cowl pattern knit in the round
fingerless gloves and headband: free knitting pattern with only one skein
Free Gentile Merino colorwork hat and cowl pattern

For shawl lovers 

There are other ideas that are easy to make and gift at Christmas time beyond small accessories. We suggest making simple but unique shawls for those who enjoy wrapping themselves up in larger garments.  

Free triangular shawl knitting pattern with one ball of Maravilla
Garter stripe shawl pattern knit with 1 ball of Hiro
Free triangular shawl pattern with 1 cone of Smoothie Alpaca

Trendy vests 

Here are two vest patterns! This is the star garment of the season and uses very little yarn. If you’re thinking about a gift to yourself or finishing off your New Year’s Eve outfit, download these 2 patterns and indulge yourself! 

Cropped vest pattern knit with 2 balls of Taika

Free patterrn knitted vest with 1 cone Smoothie Alpaca



Gift an accessory 

Finally, crochet bags and backpacks are fun projects that are easy to customize. So, download the pattern to make this clutch in vibrant tones or this multicolor backpack. 

Ecolife Ribbon bobble clutch crochet pattern

Crochet drawstring bag with Boomer free pattern

Smol crochet clutch pattern with Chunky de Wow! by Katia




If you’re looking for more easy pattern ideas to gift this Christmas, we recommend: