With only exactly a week to go before Christmas Eve, here are some last minute finishing touches you can add to your tree, one for each day in the run up to the big one! So raid your yarn stash and get knitting and crocheting these last little bits & bobs!
1. Crochet Doily
These gorgeous doilies are so quick to crochet, and even better, they could double up as coasters to place on your table during Christmas lunch. Free pattern available here.
2. Simple Tree
If you’re really short on time, knit a few of these simple and easy yarn Christmas tree shapes. They’re extremely versatile, and can easily be embellished with buttons or beads. Free pattern available from Ravelry.
3. Jingle Bells
Scraps of yarn would be efficient enough to create one, or many, of these Christmas bells. Free pattern here.
4. Mini Christmas Jumper
Jane Burns has come up with a pattern for adorable and dinky little jumpers. Pop it on top of a bottle, attach to a garland, affix to a present or just simply hang from a tree. The possibilities are endless! Pattern available for purchase here.
5. Santa’s Little Helpers
Give your tree that ultra personal touch by crocheting these mini Santa faces and putting in photos of your nearest and dearest. These would make cute place holders on a dinner table, or even as bunting above the fireplace. Free pattern available from Ravelry.
6. Minute Stockings
These tiny stockings are too adorable not to make! These Scandi-style knits can be made with this pattern from Ravelry.
7. Tiny Trees
Upcycle some old bottle corks by crocheting tiny Christmas tree toppers, then either hang from your tree or adorn your mantlepiece with them. These would even make for a great party favour. Free pattern available here.