Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Hello everyone! Tara here—

Mother’s Day is coming up fast!

If you’re like me, then you probably love giving the mothers in your life something that’s handmade. And, if you’re really like me, then you haven’t even started to make your gifts yet.

We’re officially 4 days away and the time crunch has begun to make the perfect present.

Here are some projects you can make in a flash that any mom would love:

# 1: Valentine Treat Bag

Heart Treat Bag
Valentine Treat Bag By Elisa’s Crochet

Stick a chocolate bar (or three) in this cute little heart treat bag for a gift Mom will really love!

# 2: The Braided Cable Cowl

Taupe Braided Cable Cowl
Braided Cable Cowl by Jennifer E. Ryan

This cowl is perfect for chilly spring mornings, and stitches up quickly. It goes with any outfit so it will become one of Mom’s favorites in a flash.

# 3: Beginner Toe-Up Crochet Socks

Beginner Rainbow Socks Toe-Up
Beginner Toe-Up Crochet Socks by Rohn Strong

Who doesn’t love socks? This pair is great for beginners and is sure to bring a bright spot of joy to Mom’s day.

# 4: The Grace Scarf

Grace Scarf with Shell Stitches
Grace Scarf by Mary Chisak

Mom can wear this scarf with any outfit or tie it on her purse for a beautiful pop of color and texture!

# 5: The Tahitian Nights Shawl

Blue, Green and Yellow Triangle Lace Shawl
Tahitian Nights Shawl by Rohn Strong

Shawls are always a favorite, and this one whips up fast. The self-striping yarn gives you the color you want and doesn’t leave you with ends to weave in.

# 6: A Pocketful of Nature

Three White Crochet Plant Pots
A Pocketful of Nature By Jackie Daugherty

These gorgeous plant baskets are sure to brighten any mom’s day! Give them with her favorite herbs or succulents already planted inside, or use them as baskets and fill them with her favorite craft supplies.

# 7: Ramsey Gansey Baskets

Three Baskets Yellow, White, and Gray
Ramsey Gansey Baskets By Lena Skvagerson for Annie’s Signature Designs

Is there such a thing as too many baskets? Fill these with snacks, candles, and other little gifts Mom loves for a practical gift she’ll use all the time.

# 8: The Bee Happy Carryall Bag

Bee Happy Pink Bag with Flowers
Bee Happy Carryall Bag By Maria Isabel

This bag is too cute to ignore and it’s perfect for summer! The best part: it stitches up quicker than you would think because it’s made with bulky-weight yarn.

# 9: The Ecru Summer Poncho

Ecru Cream Summer Lace Poncho
Ecru Summer Poncho By Tia Edwards

You can stitch up this fun and lacy poncho in no-time. It’s perfect for spring days and cool summer nights and Mom is guaranteed to love it.

# 10: The Wonky Heart Pocket Scarf

White Pocket Scarf With Hearts and Fringe
Wonky Heart Pocket Scarf By Tracy Collins

This scarf is perfect for the moms that hate having to carry their purses—the large pockets can fit their necessities and they can leave their heavy bags at home. The neutral colors of this scarf look great with any outfit, and the hearts are lovely touches.

What is your go-to Mother’s Day gift?

– Tara Orchard, Editor of Crochet! Magazine

Need more inspiration? Check out Annie’s Craft Store for more incredible crochet patterns! 

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