Published on December 22nd, 2017 | by Merion


3 days to Christmas STASHBUSTER inspiration!

Can you hear those sleigh bells? It’s three days to Christmas – do you need to find a last minute gift and make it from your stash? We’ve got you covered with our round up of stashbuster last-minute gifts!

Your stash. It’s a living, breathing, thrilling source of inspiration, packed with leftovers, favorite skeins and projects in the planning – and, when you need to rustle up a gift, it’s the first place to look!

Snuggly Slippers by Alice Neal

snuggly slippers

You’ll need just 200g of chunky weight yarn to make these beautiful slippers – and you can embroider whatever you fancy on the top! A perfect little gift!

Garden Vine Hat by Paintbox Yarns

garden vine hat

A super-fast beret adds a little dash of fashion, perfect for stylish teens, and you’ll only need 50g of DK weight yarn!

Trini Hat by Annalies Baes

trini hat

A gorgeous textured hat and cowl to match! This pattern includes sizes from toddler to adult, and you can customize it to your heart’s delight – hat, beret or slouch and different options for the brim!

Jamie the Kitten by Paintbox Yarns

Jamie the kitten

This little kitty is perfect to pop in a pocket – a little friend for someone you love! Use your stash and make him as stripey as you like!

Acer Shawl by The Crochet Project


Remember the two skeins of 4ply that have been sitting in your stash waiting to be used since the day you bought them? Too scary to wind? Too lovely to use?  The Acer shawl is fast to make and gorgeous to wear!

The Credit Card Purse and Coin Purse by Joy of Motion Crochet

credit card purse

What a perfect little gift! This would be a perfect last minute gift card holder – a wonderful way to personalize a special treat! You’ll need left over 4ply weight yarn and a 3.5mm hook.

Russian Doll Keychain by Christina Eady 

key fob russian doll

Isn’t she lovely? Key chains are great fun to make and this little lady can be customized with all your yarn scraps to make her as stripey and ornate as you like!

Totally Wizard Mittens by Steel & Stitch

Is there a Harry Potter fan in your family? You really don’t need much yarn to make up these fabulous Hogwarts-styled mittens to cast a gifting spell!

What do you love to crochet with your stash?



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Merion dreams in colour and adores crochet! From glorious granny blankets to ethereal shawls and lace cardies, she's never very far from her hooks! She loves cake, knitting, heavy horses, books and Mozart. Her favourite colour is duck egg blue.

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