Crochet Gifts for Friends

I have had the Golden Girls theme song stuck in my head for weeks! “Thank you for being a friend…(sorry if it’s now stuck in yours!)…and you will see the biggest gift will be from me and the card attached will say, thank you for being a friend.”

It made me start thinking about crochet gifts for friends and as I searched for patterns, I thought it would be helpful to put all these amazing free patterns together in a round-up so you can find the perfect crochet gift idea for friends.

What Can I Crochet for a Friend?

Useful items such as mug cozies, scrubies, purses and bookmarks make great crochet gifts for a friend. You could also crochet items for your friend’s home such pillows, baskets and wall hangers. You’ll find a ton of inspiration for what you can crochet for a friend below!


Crochet Gift Ideas for Friends

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Thank you to all the incredible designers who created these truly fantastic patterns that make wonderful crochet gifts for friends and for allowing me to feature their patterns on this list.

Here are over 40 crochet gifts for friends (in no particular order).

40+ Crochet Gift Ideas for Friends

Crochet Gift Ideas for Friends

1) Crochet Hanging Basket by Made by Gootie

2) Friendship Hat by Two Brothers Blankets

3) Unique Boho Crochet Coaster Set by Simply Hooked by Janet

4) Crochet Wine Bottle Holder by Jo to the World Creations

5) Fruit Slices Keychains by Raffamusa Designs

6) Heart Shaped Basket by Hooked On Patterns

7) Grab and Go Clutch by Pine Tree Crochet

8) Crochet Coffee Cozy by Jo to the World Creations

9) Easy Round Scrubby by Desert Blossom Crafts

10) Bruges Lace Crochet Bookmark by GoldenLucyCrafts

Crochet Gift Ideas for Friends

11) Star Flap Purse by Jo to the World Creations

12) Koala Keychain by The Loopy Lamb

13) Bobble Ear Warmer by Avery Lane Creations

14) Iridescent Cowl by Banana Moon Studio

15) Water Bottle Holder by Jo to the World Creations

16) Crochet Earrings by The Loopy Lamb

17) Iris Table Runner by Hooks, Books, & Wanderlust

18) Herringbone Plant Cozy by Briana K Designs

19) Tea Spa Mug Rug by My Crochet Space

20) Air Plant Wall Hanger by Nana’s Crafty Home

Crochet Gift Ideas for Friends

21) Crochet Glasses Case by Jo to the World Creations

22) Bumble Puff Beauty Biscuit by Hooks, Books, & Wanderlust

23) Sunflower Basket by Hooked On Patterns

24) Sunshine Iced Coffee Cup Cozy by Avery Lane Creations

25) Crochet Washcloth by Remington Lane Crochet

26) Love Pillow Cover by Jo to the World Creations

27) Chevron Headband by Toyslab Creations

28) Alpine Dreams Cowl by Hooks, Books, & Wanderlust

29) Seaside Mug Rug by Desert Blossom Crafts

30) Never Ending Star Crochet Plant Hanger by Nana’s Crafty Home

Crochet Gift Ideas for Friends

31) Paw Print Crochet Coasters by Jo to the World Creations

32) Noelle Crochet Ear Warmer by PapioCreek Crochet

33) Wrapped Arrow Beanie Hat by RaffamusaDesigns

34) St. Peregrine Ear Warmer by Remington Lane Crochet

35) Seaside Wall Hanging by Desert Blossom Crafts

36) Bobblelicious Bag by The Loopy Lamb

37) Sunshine Coffee Cozy by Avery Lane Creations

38) Earwarmer Headband by Briana K Designs

39) The Luminescence Scarf by Mason Jar Yarn Designs

40) Rose Cup Cozy by The Purple Poncho


Crochet Gifts for Friends

Here are some of my new designs that make wonderful crochet gifts for friends:

41) Wine Coasters Crochet Pattern

42) Martini Coasters Crochet Pattern

43) Margarita Coasters Crochet Pattern

44) Beer Coasters Crochet Pattern

45) Flower Dishcloth Crochet Pattern

46) Easy Bookmark Crochet Pattern

47) Simple Scarf Crochet Pattern

48) Crochet Beer Hat Pattern

49) Easy Crochet Mug Rug Pattern

50) Textured Chevron Blanket Pattern


Christmas Crochet Gifts for Friends

If you are looking for what to make for friends for Christmas, here are some cute, quick and easy crochet gift ideas for Christmas you might like:

Crochet Christmas Gifts

A) Christmas Booties (make 1 for a candy cane holder!)

B) Christmas Tissue Box Cover

C) Christmas Mug Cozy

D) Christmas Cutlery Holder

E) Christmas Wine Glass Holder / Lanyard

F) Christmas Coasters

G) Christmas Dog Bandana

H) Christmas Wine Bottle Holder

I) Christmas Can Cozy

J) Christmas Pillow

K) Christmas Baby Booties – have a friend with a new baby? Make 2 for baby’s first Christmas!

L) Christmas Toilet Paper Holder

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I hope you found lots of inspirations for what to crochet for friends!

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