Sam Bartley

10 Quick Last Minute Gift Ideas!

Happy Tuesday Friends! Sam here to help you with a round up of quick and easy patterns for last minute holiday gifts! All of these ideas are in issues of Happily Hooked and I had an absolute blast going through the years and finding some super cute designs for you to make! If you haven’t signed up yet, click here and start your subscription. I promise, once you see these amazing designs, you won’t be able to not! 



1) Moonstone Slouch Beanie By: Julie King   December 2019 Issue 

This slouch is perfect for any of your friends or family who adore those super on trend slouch beanies, but the best part is YOU made it! Plus the color options are endless!

2) Ornament Beanie by Ashley Leither December 2014 Issue

This darling ornament beanie is the best for littles ones first holidays! You’re already going to take a million photos to commemorate the moment, why not add something made with love?

3) Nesting Bowls By: Marialena Karofili September 2016 Issue

These nesting bowls are the perfect gift idea for the person who has everything. They work great from the table by the door to the nightstand for jewelry. Plus you can make them in neutral colors to match all home decor!

4) Cheerful Coaster By: Ana Dyakova July 2016 Issue

This one is great for simplicity and it’s almost heirloom-esque! Bring them out year after year with your hot cocoa and start a tradition!


5) Tablet Cozy By: Melissa Sanchez February 2016 Issue

A simple, practical gift for those getting a new electronic for the holidays!

6) Stripes Yoga Bag By: Salena Baca September 2015 Issue

When your gift recipient is a Yogi, this is the perfect bag to add to their coveted mat!

7) Strata Clutch By: Emily Truman December 2016 Issue

This clutch is so versatile, make it with some sparkly yarn and use it for New Years parties too!

8) Autumn Woods Hat By: Rohn Strong August 2015 Issue

This beanie is perfect for men and women alike! Change up the colors to their favorite sports team or favorite color and you have a super quick gift ready!

9) Josiah Guitar Strap Cozy By: Living Skies Fiber Studio May 2015 Issue

This amazing guitar strap cozy is a great “outside the box” make for those who you just don’t know what to make for!

10) Plaid Hat & Fingerless Gloves Set By: Jackie Smith December 2019 Issue

& last but 100% not least, this AMAZING plaid hat and glove set. Nothing is more festive and cozy than buffalo plaid and I am 100% here for it!


I hope you enjoyed my little round up. Sometimes we forget about some of these magical patterns and this is one of my favorite ways to showcase them! What one is your favorite?!




Sam Bartley

Sam is a crocheter and designer with a passion for helping others learn the ins and outs of the craft. Her business, Creating In The Mitten, was started to keep this southern girl warm during the winters in Michigan that last forever. You can normally find her in her studio surrounded by coffee, her cat, & more yarn than she could use in a lifetime, but always working on the newest idea that's popped into her head. Website -

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