20 Super Quick & Last Minute Crochet Ornament Patterns
Running out of time and need a super fast ornament for a white elephant gift or present decoration? Me too! Thankfully, ornaments are some of the quickest crochet projects out there. I’ve compiled a list of 20 super quick & last minute crochet ornament patterns that you can whip up just in time! So let’s grab some yarn, a hook and probably coffee, and get some adorable ornaments made!
20 Super Quick & Last Minute Crochet Ornament Patterns
If you’re a procrastinator like me (or life has just gotten in the way), you might be scrambling for gifts this year. But let’s not stress. Ornaments make fantastic gifts because you can keep them for years and years and even pass them down as heirlooms. I totally still have ornaments I made with my mom as a kid.
And to make things even easier, not only are ALL the patterns on this list available for free, but you can make many of them in under an hour!
Without further ado, let’s dive into this ornament pattern roundup!
Want to make an adorable ornament that's kid-friendly too? Faith's free snowman ornament design is super quick and perfect for kids since there aren't any choking hazards. Check this pattern out for free on her blog!
Jen from Jen Hayes Creations has created some of the cutest little stocking ornaments you'll ever see! Not only is this quick pattern available for free on her blog, but it also has several variations so you can personalize each stocking! Head over to her blog to whip one (or a few) up in time for Christmas!
Do you love decorating with candy canes, but don't want them falling or getting lost? Fiona from Cosy Rosie has the perfect solution! Her sweet reindeer candy cane holder is super quick to make and hangs wonderfully! You could make them for your tree or even turn them into an awesome Christmas party gift! Check out this pattern for free on the Cosy Rosie blog!
Chai Coffee Crochet has done it again with their quick and cute Santa doll pattern! They have a whole series with elves too if you want to make the whole collection. This little Santa is ornament size and works up easily in an evening. Head over to the Chai Coffee Crochet blog to check out this free pattern!
Did you know I have a free Christmas Tree ornament pattern right here on my blog? This cute little, textured tree works up super fast and is awesome to customize! Click here to check out this pattern for free!
If you're looking for some lightning quick ornaments to make, look no further than these beautiful Mini Beanies by Pam of Carroway Crochet. This pattern is perfect if you need to crank out some last minute mini gifts or even just use up some scrap yarn. You can find this pattern for free on the https://hookedonpatterns.com/crochet-blog/free-christmas-ornament-crochet-pattern-gingerbread?fbclid=IwAR2IDQh6xw8vsg-5vdc9YzLVSyUDCrILsLnvo6k8QYaag2v4viXuFgj5ukI!
Ling from Hooked on Patterns has a BUNCH of adorable ornament patterns, but her Gingerbread Smilies are especially adorable! This free pattern works up crazy fast and is totally customizable. Head over to her blog to check it out today!
Want to upgrade some plain ball ornaments? This awesome pattern by Tasha of Stardust Gold Crochet can turn a simple ball ornament into a beautiful handmade treasure! Check out this pattern for free on the Stardust Gold Crochet blog!
Crystal from Christaco Design is keeping things simple and classic with her mini Christmas Wreath ornament pattern. Whether you need to whip up some little Christmas party gifts or just want to add to your decor, this pattern is perfect! Check it out for free on Crystal's blog!
If you're a fan of lacy designs like snowflakes and doilies, you'll love this Christmas Flower ornament design by Kristen from Hooks Books & Wanderlust! And if crochet thread scares you, this pattern would still look amazing in yarn, just much bigger! Check out this free pattern on the Hooks Books & Wanderlust blog!
Alex from You Should Craft has created not only an adorable sweater ornament, but a great stash-busting project too! You can make cute little rustic turtleneck ornaments or even use up some crazy yarn to make ugly sweaters. Check out this pattern for free on Alex's blog!
Do you love gnomes? This fantastic little gnome pattern by Olena of Golden Lucy Crafts is perfect for decorating presents or hanging on a tree! And the best part is that this pattern is available for free on Olena's blog so you can get started making tons of little gnomes!
If you're looking for a more unique ornament to make this year, Veronika's Nordic Dove ornament pattern is perfect! This pattern is sweet, simple, and super easy to make which means your whole family will want one once they see it on your tree! Check out this pattern for free on the Blue Star Crochet blog.
If you're unfamiliar with Nicki from Nicki's Homemade Crafts, I highly recommend browsing her whole website for TONS of amazing patterns, including this beautiful Snowflake ornament! Snowflakes may look complicated, but Nicki breaks down her pattern so it's super easy to whip these up. Check out this pattern for free on Nicki's blog!
Heather from Keep Calm and Crochet On UK has a bunch of amazing ornament patterns, such as this beautiful Christmas Bell! Not only does this bell look absolutely stunning, but it's quiet (which is awesome if you have little hands shaking things all the time!). You can check out this pattern for free on Heather's blog!
If you've got a little more time on your hands, making a string of amigurumi Christmas lights is definitely a fun holiday project! Raffaella from Raffamusa Designs created this adorable ami Christmas Light pattern that works great as a stand-alone ornament or a whole string. You can check it out for free on the Raffamusa Designs blog!
Who doesn't love elves? This fantastic Elf ornament crochet pattern by Fay of Stitch by Fay works up super fast and is super easy to customize! You can make your own adorable elf by going to the Stitch by Fay blog and checking out this pattern for free!
Want to make an ornament that will have your family amazed at your yarn origami skills? This amazing pattern by Esther of Make My Day Creative uses some ingenius tricks to make simple yarn look like a stunning origami ball ornament! You can check out this quick and easy pattern for free on the Make My Day Creative blog!
There's lots of candy cane patterns out there, but this free one from the Caron design team at Yarnspirations is just such a classic. The easy spiral is addicting and since this pattern works up super fast, you'll be able to make a bunch of these! You can download this pattern for free on the Yarnspirations website!
ChiWei from 1 Dog Woof has one of the most beautiful star ornament designs I've ever seen! This simple, yet elegant pattern is perfect for hanging on a tree, decorating presents, or even stringing into a garland. Head over to the 1 Dog Woof blog to check out this pattern for free!
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