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Thoughtful Handmade Gifts for Mom

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Show mom just how much you appreciate her this Mother’s Day with a thoughtful handmade gift!

Whether you’re looking for a gift for mom or want to acknowledge a fellow mom or even if you’re a mom who’s looking to treat yourself; we’ve got a list of great ideas to make below!

Mother's Day Gift Ideas to make!


Number One Patons Lacy Top

 KNIT    SKILL LEVEL: EASY

For the stylish mom, this scoop neck vest is the perfect piece for layering! Knit in Patons Silk Bamboo this yarn’s luxurious blend of silk and bamboo creates great stitch definition and adds elegance to this pattern.

Number Two Orange Slice Purse

 CROCHET    SKILL LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

Let’s face it moms are busy, so if you’re looking for a practical gift for your on-the-go mom you’ll be pleased to find this intermediate crochet bag pattern is unique and versatile! It perfectly fits all her essentials easily plus, you can make it in her favorite color.

Number Three Easy Life Placemat

 KNIT    SKILL LEVEL: BEGINNER

This beginner knit place mat pattern is a repeat of knit and purl stitches creating a box stitch pattern, this is great practice for a beginner as you work the two fundamental knit stitches. It’s also a great gift for sprucing up mom’s outdoor patio!

Number Four Vintage Blossom Dishcloth

 CROCHET    SKILL LEVEL: EASY

Dishcloths are a great easy project for both knitters and crocheters, they’re a smaller project that can easily add color and brighten up her kitchen! This vintage inspired dishcloth can be made in so many beautiful color combinations!

Number Five Hostess Dishcloth

 KNIT    SKILL LEVEL: EASY

These easy to knit dishcloths offer great texture, making them versatile for the kitchen! Knit them using Lily Sugar’n Cream, a durable and absorbent 100% cotton yarn that comes in so many different colors!

Number Six Scallop Edge Hanger Cover

 CROCHET    SKILL LEVEL: BEGINNER

If you’re new to crochet, this beginner friendly scalloped edge hanger cover is a perfect handmade gift! Crocheted in Bernat Super Value this worsted weight yarn comes in a wide selection of colors and is a great yarn for beginners.

Number Seven Leafy Afghan

 KNIT    SKILL LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

This intermediate knit blanket pattern includes a leaf inspired knit lace panel, a delicate motif that perfectly shows off your knitting skills and a unique keepsake for mom!

Number Eight Macrame Plant Hangers

 CRAFT    SKILL LEVEL: EASY

If you’re looking to create an on-trend craft project for mom, these macramé plant hangers are just the thing!

Number Nine Frame Weaving

 CRAFT    SKILL LEVEL: EASY

A frame weaving project is a great no-needle project where the little ones can easily help with making mom something special. They're a great decorative statement piece and are simple to make. You can also add different types of yarn to create a beautiful textural wall hanging.

Number Ten Crochet Moccasins

 CROCHET    SKILL LEVEL: EASY

Moccasins are always a great idea for mom! Keep her toes warm with what’s sure to become her favorite pair of slippers for lounging around the house. These easy to crochet moccasins are worked up using Bernat Softee Chunky, the perfect yarn for keeping warm! Plus, the use of Bernat Pipsqueak as a lining not only creates a cute faux shearling look but also makes these moccasins incredibly cozy.

Number Eleven Pillow Trio

 KNIT    SKILL LEVEL: EASY

Add pops of color to her home décor with these large knit pillows. The simple stitch in this knit pillow pattern creates great texture and is made from cotton yarn, making these pillows easy to care for and durable!

Number Twelve Slouchy Plant Holders

 CROCHET    SKILL LEVEL: EASY

If your mom is an avid plant collector, then these Slouchy Crochet Plant Holders are an excellent gift! They’re easy to make and are great for dressing up her plants! Plus, they can be used as cute storage baskets, something we’re sure she’d appreciate.

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