Handmade Holidays

October is coming to an end and the holidays are right around the corner! This year, why not make it a handmade holiday. At Firefly, we are putting together holiday kits from quick and easy projects, to creative patterns available for purchase. Whether you create for your loved ones or pick up a gift kit for the maker in your life, share your love through handmade items! Many of the patterns you see in this post are available as kits. Be sure to read till the end, where I have several free patterns perfect for gifts ideas! 

Ridgeline Hat & Mittens by Tin Can Knits

Keep hands and heads warm this winter with the fun and stylish Ridgeline Hat and Mittens. This duo is a great gift for children to adults. Create fun color combinations with Brown Sheep's Prairie Spun yarn to pair with any personality. With 256 yards per skein, you will have enough yarn to make this set in any size. 

What you'll need:
Needle size: US 3 (3.25 mm) & US 5 (3.75 mm)
Yardage: 135 - 290 yards
Weight: DK
Sizes: Baby - Adult Large
Suggested Yarn: Brown Sheep, Prairie Spun, in colors Half & Half, Rain Cloud, & Swallowtail Butterfly

 Ridgeline Hat by Tin Can Knits Image © Tin Can Knits

Ridgeline Hat by Tin Can Knits
Image © Tin Can Knits

 Ridgeline Mittens by Tin Can Knits Image © Tin Can Knits

Ridgeline Mittens by Tin Can Knits
Image © Tin Can Knits

 
 Brown Sheep, Prairie Spun DK Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Brown Sheep, Prairie Spun DK
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

 

4 Seasons by Lalylala

These 4seasons Amigurumi sets by Lalylala are perfect for the holidays! Stuff them in a stocking, keep them warm by the fire, or have them be Santa's little helpers this year! Don't know how to create Amigurumi stuffed creatures? Firefly is hosting an Amigurumi Christmas Workshop on Dec. 3rd, with these patterns included and yarn kits available. Check out the workshop details for more information. 

What you'll need:
Hook size: US F - G
Yardage: Various
Weight: Fingering - DK
Suggested Yarn: Brown Sheep, Prairie Spun, various colors

 4 Seasons Christmas Special by Lalylala Image © Lalylala

4 Seasons Christmas Special by Lalylala
Image © Lalylala

 4 Seasons Winter by Lalylala Image © Lalylala

4 Seasons Winter by Lalylala
Image © Lalylala

 
 Brown Sheep Prairie Spun DK Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Brown Sheep Prairie Spun DK
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

 

Anguli Cowl by Hilary Smith Callis

This stylish cowl is an easy knit, perfect for a fast and comfy gift! Super soft Woolfolks's SNO is a great match to create a fun and dynamic project. This cowl will feel like a luxury item, without the luxury price tag to match. 

What you'll need:
Needle size: US 5 (3.75 mm) 
Yardage: 350 yards
Weight: Light Fingering
Suggested Yarn: Woolfolk, SNO, in colors 01+17 & 05+15

 Anguli Cowl by Hilary Smith Callis Image © Hilary Smith Callis

Anguli Cowl by Hilary Smith Callis
Image © Hilary Smith Callis

 Anguli Cowl by Hilary Smith Callis Image © Hilary Smith Callis

Anguli Cowl by Hilary Smith Callis
Image © Hilary Smith Callis

 
 Woolfolk, SNO Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Woolfolk, SNO
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

 

Venus by Aoibhe Ni

Crocheted with the Tunisian Crochet technique, this shawl shows off the amazing detail you can get with this technique. Crocheted with lace weight yarn, this exquisite pattern is a winner for technique and style. Don't know how to Tunisian Crochet, but want to learn? Join our Tunisian Crochet workshop starting Nov 12th. Check out the workshop details for more information. 

What you'll need:
Hook size: US I (5.5 mm)
Yardage: 820 - 934 yards
Weight: Lace
Suggested Yarn: Why Knot, Savor, in color Orion

 Venus by Aoibhe Ni Image © halfadreamaway

Venus by Aoibhe Ni
Image © halfadreamaway

 Venus by Aoibhe Ni Image © halfadreamaway

Venus by Aoibhe Ni
Image © halfadreamaway

 
 Why Knot, Savor Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Why Knot, Savor
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

 

Free Patterns Perfect for the Holidays

Free Knit Patterns

 Drop Stitch Cowl by Abi Gregorio Image © Abi Gregorio

Drop Stitch Cowl by Abi Gregorio
Image © Abi Gregorio

 Classic Cuffed Hat by PurlSoho Image @ Purl Soho

Classic Cuffed Hat by PurlSoho
Image @ Purl Soho

 Escarpment Cowl by Shireen Nadir Image © Shireen Nadir

Escarpment Cowl by Shireen Nadir
Image © Shireen Nadir

 Broken Seed Stitch Socks by Hanna Levaniemi Image © Handepande

Broken Seed Stitch Socks by Hanna Levaniemi
Image © Handepande

 

Free Crochet Patterns

 Fortune's Shawl by Tamara Kelly Image © Tamara Kelly

Fortune's Shawl by Tamara Kelly
Image © Tamara Kelly

 Folk Dance by DROPS Design Image © DROPS Design

Folk Dance by DROPS Design
Image © DROPS Design

 Morning Mittens by Jess Coppom Image © Jess Coppom

Morning Mittens by Jess Coppom
Image © Jess Coppom

 Tunisian Crochet Scarf by Purl Soho Image © Purl Soho

Tunisian Crochet Scarf by Purl Soho
Image © Purl Soho


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