The BEST DIY Christmas Gifts for 2022 (Don't worry! There's still time!) - Darn Good Yarn

The BEST DIY Christmas Gifts for 2022 (Don't worry! There's still time!)

Now that the month of December has started, you may feel like you're out of time to create handmade gifts for your friends and family members. Well, we're all about positivity here at DGY and we're here to tell you that there IS still time! 

Here, we have complied a list of the BEST DIY Christmas gifts for this year! (Because we know that the holiday is soon approaching, we've chosen brief and relatively easy projects for this list, too. You're welcome.)

Without further adieu, here are our picks! 

1. 30 Minute Arm Knit Scarf

30 Minute arm Knit scarf on a mannequin in front of a background of greenery

What could be better than a handmade gift that takes only 30 minutes? This easy and colorful arm knit scarf is the perfect cold-weather accessory for your sister, your niece, or any other fashionable lady or gentleman. 

For this project, we recommend using our chiffon ribbon yarn

2. Fashion Skinny Scarf Crochet Kit

A black woman wearing an all white outfit is posing with a bright pink fashion skinny crochet scarf.

This light, functional & lacy accessory scarf is great for beginners & works up quickly! The kit includes our fun & fave silk roving worsted weight yarn!

3. Sari Not Sorry Crochet Clutch

Close up of woman's hand holding the Sari Not Sorry Clutch

Which of the women on your Christmas list would not want to receive a new purse for Christmas? For a habitual crocheter, this small clutch purse will take very little time. It makes the perfect stocking stuffer and, both, a fashionable and practical gift.

We recommend using our Premium Sari Silk Hand-Spun Recycled Yarn for this project!

4. Go Bananas Beanie Knitting Kit

A pale woman with dark hair is smiling at the camera, wearing a bright fushia knit beanie.

Get your banana fiber yarn and go bananas for this great beanie knitting project kit! Beware: this knits up fast and your friend will now have a new favorite hat!

5. Woven Tassel Lanyard Kit

A close up image of the wovan tassel lanyard being woven. The twisted green-pink-and yellow yarn is on the cardboard loom.

Say goodbye to boring keychains with this Woven Tassel Keychain pattern! Using a DIY cardboard loom, one skein of our Darn Good Twist, and simple weaving techniques, you can have a vibrant lanyard that will make it hard for your friend to misplace their keys. Even better, you will have it in a matter of hours!

6. Rainy Day Infinity Scarf

Close up of woman wearing a crochet scarf

This basic and easy crochet infinity scarf is perfect for that person on your list who wears their scarves almost all year round! Make this scarf using out Banana Fiber Yarn for a 100% recycled, eco-friendly project! 

7. Knit & Crochet Amigurumi Kits

A pile of our handmade amigurumi kits are displated on a wooden table. A frog, unicorn, fox, watermelon, and cactus amigurumis are all completed and posing for the camera!

These kits allow you to knit or crochet your very own stuffed friend, making for the perfect gift for any child or craft lover in your life! This kit comes with everything you need to whip up a brand new buddy to give away for the holidays. Aaaand this kit comes with knit and crochet options so it's the best of both crafting worlds!

If your calendar is full of Christmas parties and you really, truly feel that you won't have the time to sit down and create a gift yourself, or if you want to add something extra to a gift, remember to check out our fleece lined wool socks! Perfect for anyone on your list, these socks are just the thing for sitting in front of the fire or by the tree on a winter day! 

If this list has inspired you to make more handmade gifts and complete your holiday gift-giving, we would love to know about it! Tell us about your projects in the comments.

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