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Top 10 Holiday Projects

Posted on 20-5-2020 by Kim Koopmans


We love making lists, and what better than a list of fantastic project ideas just for the holidays? After all, a holiday isn’t a holiday without a great holiday project. So, are you a crochet or knitting fan and still looking for the ultimate summer project? Then read on for our top 10 holiday projects all in a row…  

Top 10 holiday projects - The sun is shining, and the holidays are in full swing. Now, image how wonderful it would be to relax away your balmy summer evenings with some crochet or knitting in your hands. To help make this a reality, we’ve put together our top 10 list of projects that guarantee the fun-factor. All in no particular order, because number 1 is just as awesome fun to make as number 10!

Top 10 Holiday Projects 2020

1 | Off to the beach with the Jersey Bag

For the best holiday vibes, head to the beach. And when you do so, be sure to show off your trendy handmade bag! This shopper is made using Rico Fashion Jersey and has plenty of space for your swimsuit, beach towel and all your other beach essentials. So, whether at the beach or through town, this handy bag will accompany you in style whether you go!

You can order the complete Jersey Bag crochet kit here.

2 | On holiday with the Yarn and Colors Colorful Scarf 

On cooler days, it’s a great idea to complement your outfit with some stylish accessories. And a definite must-have accessory is this crocheted Colorful Scarf. This scarf is made with the 100% mercerized cotton Super Must-Have from Yarn and Colors which comes is a whole range of vibrant and cheerful colors. This scarf is also very suitable for beginners and looks fabulous. Fancy making one of your own?

If yes, then order the complete Yarn and Colors Colorful Scarf crochet kit or pattern booklet here.

3 | Shop till you drop!

Why not get started on one of these smooth crocheted bags, perfect for a trip to the grocery store, a shopping day out, or to take along to the beach? It's super handy and trendy to boot! You make this bag using the beautifully shiny Essential Cotton DK by Rico. So, is this versatile bag your perfect summer project?

Then head here to order the Shopper crochet kit or free Shopper crochet pattern.

4 | Picnic on the Tessellation Blanket

What a beauty! With all its colors, this Tessellation Blanket is a truly sunny ray of summer sunshine! The elements that make up this blanket are all easy to crochet and come together to form a real eye-catcher you can be proud of. Picnics have never been so stylish!

Order the Tessellation Blanket crochet kit here!

5 | Girls’ Summer Sweater

A cute sweater for a cute little girl! This lovely Cotton Yak sweater is ideal for wearing on cool summer evenings and is finished off beautifully with sleeves in a lace pattern which will suit every young lady. The Cotton Yak Girls Sweater knitting kit comes with all the yarn you need for it plus the Katia All Seasons No. 1 2019/2020 magazine which includes plenty more ladies’ and girls’ designs for you to make. So, who will you treat to one of these gorgeous sweaters? Your (grand-)daughter, a niece or a friend’s little girl?

Check out the Cotton Yak Girls Sweater knitting kit here.

6 | Trendy Yarn and Colors Basket

Trendy, timeless and versatile; three adjectives that describe this cool basket from Yarn and Colors well. The basket is designed by the well-known Dutch designer, Petit Petite, and is crocheted with lovely balls of Yarn and Colors Super Charming. The basket is perfect for storing all your odds and ends, crafting gear, or even for using as a chic plant-pot cover! The crochet kit comes with all the yarn you need and a well-written pattern, so you can get started right away on this great home accessory!

Do you need one of these in your life? Then order the Yarn and Colors Basic Basket crochet kit here.

7 | Glitter and glow

Our list wouldn’t be complete without a colorful summer scarf. This scarf is made with Lang Yarns Mille Colori Socks & Lace Lux and consists of granny squares and triangles which are then joined together. This lovely variegated yarn with a light glittery thread adds to the beauty of each square and creates a wonderful effect when brought together.

Grab the yarn and get started on this free Mille Colori summer scarf crochet pattern!

8 | Tutti frutti tropical fun

Why not pimp up your home with some tropical vibes this holiday? This fun crocheted pineapple will get you in the summer spirit right away! It's made with these lovely cotton yarns, Phil Coton 3 and Katia Capri, in shades guaranteed to cheer up any room! Either go tradition with these jolly yellow hues, or let your imagination run wild and pick your favorite color combo. And the best news yet: it's a free pattern!

Yarn and hook ready? Then get the free pineapple crochet pattern here!


9 | Retro is cool

This crocheted bag in Rico Creative Cotton Aran is the definition of retro cool, which is very much back in fashion. Are you also obsessed with bags or still looking for a great shopper? Then make this retro bag using the free pattern! It’s perfect for doing the groceries, storage your craft supplies or whatever else you need to hand!

Find the free crochet pattern for this Retro Bag here!

10 | Elegant scarf for a classy look!

This dreamy Silkhair Dina scarf adds an elegant, feminine look to any outfit. The open structure and slightly fluffy mohair-silk yarn give the scarf a delicate appearance with a super soft feel. Complete your summer outfit with this beautiful stylish blue scarf!

Grab your knitting needles and get started with the Silkhair Dina Scarf knitting kit.

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