Handmade Holidays! 20 Ideas for Gifts You Can Finish!

Above left to right: Rag Boa from Alabama Stitch Book and Luxe Neck Warmer from Knit 2 Together.


Above left to right: Filigree from Knitting New Mittens & Gloves (instructions also included for shorter/quicker version) and Fringe from Knitting New Scarves.


Above left to right: Kelly's Pincushions from Last-Minute Patchwork + Quilted Gifts and Flower Washcloths from Weekend Knitting.


Above left to right: Wide S-Hook Bracelet from Hardwear (almost everything in this book can be made in less than an hour for less than $15) and Felted Rings from AlterKnits Felt (these rings take less than 20 minutes to finish).


Above left to right: Printed Notebooks from Printing by Hand and Flower Coasters from Zakka Sewing.


Above left to right: Arm Bag from Save this Shirt and Snack-Wrapper Wallet from AlternaCrafts.


Above left to right: Felt Needle Case from Kids' Embroidery and Neck Cozy from Kids Crochet.


Above left to right: Meathead Hat from Knitalong (sizing provided for adults also) and Knitted Ornaments from Handknit Holidays.


Above left to right: Sunflower Tam and Nautilus Poncho from Knitting Nature (I've wanted to make the Nautilus since the first time I saw it).


Above left to right: Fishnet Knee-Highs and Silk Slip from Knitting Lingerie Style (note that the top of the slip is knitted and the bottom is fabric).

NOTE: To see a gallery of selected images from the books featured here and others, see the Gallery listings at right.