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24 Days of Quickies with Marly & Friends || 2023

Crochet And Knitting Gifts Galore

‘Tis the season to be jolly! What better way to spread the warmth of the holidays than with handmade crochet and knitting gifts? If you’ve found yourself caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, fear not! This post is your guide for crafting heartfelt presents for family and friends! Even if you’re a bit of a procrastinator…

Join Marly Bird & Friends for 24 Days of Quickies!

24 days of quickies banner - crochet and knitting gifts

We’re excited to bring you 24 Days of Quickies with Marly Bird and Friends on the tail of another successful Turkey Trot! (Can you believe we made sweaters in 6 days?!)

I don’t know about you, but the second Thanksgiving ends, my mind is ALL Christmas, ALL the time! And I just love the whirlwind of the holidays. The hustle and bustle, and giving heartfelt gifts to the people we love! As usual, I’ve waited until the last minute for knit and crochet gift ideas. I desperately need the 24 Days of Quickies with Marly Bird & Friends event. Because…my friends and I have you covered for another year of quick knit and crochet holiday gift ideas! We also have some great patterns for the cozy season if you’re not in a rush!Β 

My fantastic designer friends and I will help make your homemade holiday dreams come true with 24 Days of Quickies with Marly Bird & Friends!

Quick Crochet And Knitting Gifts: Ideas for Christmas!

Over the next 24 days, your favorite designers will share great last-minute patterns for both crochet and knitting gifts for Christmas. Think Salena Baca, Expression Fiber Arts, CoCo Crochet Lee, Briana K Designs, HanJan Crochet,Β  A Crocheted Simplicity + more. Of course, that means me too! And look out for additional patterns for the Winter season in case you’re not in a rush!

Most of these gifts are easy to complete in one day! You know there’s always someone to create something for. Maybe your brother’s new girlfriend gets invited to the holidays at the last minute – BAM! You’ve got a big list of gifts to knit or crochet and patterns for her right here!

How To Get The Free Patterns?

  • Use the table of contents above to select the current day.
  • Find the free pattern images offered on that day.
  • Click the GET IT HERE button on the pattern you want, and you’ll be directed to the designer’s website.
    • Look for a big red button that looks like the one below (note this one is NOT a real button; it’s only for demonstration).
24 Days of Quickies Button to get the Free Pattern - Marly Bird. Crochet and knitting gifts
🚨 This is NOT a real button here! It’s only for demonstration; it’ll be real on the designer’s page🚨
  • Once you click the button, follow the directions from the designer to get your pattern πŸ™‚

πŸŽ„βœ¨ For the first time ever, we are offering you a treasure trove of patterns by Marly Bird, each crafted with love and a sprinkle of whimsy. In the Jolly Holiday with Marly, you’ll find not just one but 24 captivating patterns – a balanced mix of 12 knitting and 12 crochet creations, each singing a tune of festive joy.

Picture this: every day, from December 1st to the 24th, along with the beautiful patterns from other amazing designers, there is also a new pattern by Marly Bird and Robyn Chachula, as whimsical and surprising as an unexpected journey inside a chalk drawing.

Promotional graphic for 'Jolly Holiday with Marly Volume 1' featuring colorful, glitter-textured lettering of 'Jolly Holiday with Marly' at the top. Below is a subtitle 'A Festive Crafting Journey with Jolly Holiday with Marly Volume 1!' with a photo of Marly Bird and Robyn Chachula smiling, both wearing knitted pink garments. The description text highlights a winter crafting collection of 24 patterns with an 'Unlock the Magic' button at the bottom.
Crochet and knitting gifts

*NOTE: JOLLY HOLIDAY DOES NOT INCLUDE THE SPECIAL DESIGNER PATTERNS – ONLY MARLY BIRD PATTERNS!

Like a crafty advent calendar, these patterns will be revealed individually each day as a 24-hour free download on our website. But what if you could have all these gifts placed safely in your Marly Bird House without missing even one? “Jolly Holiday with Marly” offers just that – a collection where every one of Marly’s delightful patterns is gathered together, waiting for you to unwrap them at your leisure.

A Sparkling Design Collection!

In this collection, you’ll dance through a variety of designs – from chic accessories that would make even Mary Poppins herself tip her hat, to home decor items that will make your space sparkle, and adorable amigurumi creatures that could come straight out of a London park scene. It’s a patchwork of Marly’s quintessential style, where modern meets classic; each pattern is practically perfect and complete with vibrant images, detailed charts, and stitch diagrams. It’s like a page from Marly’s own guidebook. For an extra helping hand, select patterns also include video tutorials to guide you through.

So, why wait for each pattern to float down like a leaf on the wind? With “Jolly Holiday with Marly,” you have the magic of having them all right at your fingertips. It’s like having your own personal holiday parade of patterns, a carousel of creativity, all in one jolly collection. This is your chance to have a continuous jolly holiday with Marly without the tick-tock of the 24-hour clock. Let’s make this season the craftiest and most magical one yet! 🧢🌟

Step into a ‘supercalifragilistic’ crafting world with ‘Jolly Holiday with Marly, Volume 1,’ where Marly Bird and Robyn Chachula whisk you away on a whimsical adventure of 24 exclusive knitting and crochet patterns. Don’t let this practically perfect opportunity float away – grab this limited-time collection and let your holiday creativity soar!


πŸŽ„Get the FREE patterns for 24 Days of Quickies below!πŸŽ„


πŸŽ„ December 24, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

KnitterKnotter has an adorable slipper pattern for you today! GET IT HERE!

Crochet 2

Aklori Designs has this cozy scarf pattern for you today! GET IT HERE!

Knitting

Meghan Makes Do has a pretty knit hat pattern for you today! GET IT HERE!

Holiday Armadillo

KnotBadBritt is offering 30% off all Individual Patterns with code Marly23  GET IT HERE!

πŸŽ‰FUN DOESN’T STOP HERE! CLICK THE JOLLY HOLIDAY IMAGE BELOW FOR ANOTHER FREE PATTERN!πŸŽ‰

To make it a surprise, the only way to see the pattern for the Jolly Holiday is to click the image! Like an advent calendar πŸ˜‰

⬇️ Click the image below to get the Jolly Holiday with Marly pattern for the day ⬇️

*NOTE: JOLLY HOLIDAY DOES NOT INCLUDE THE SPECIAL DESIGNER PATTERNS – ONLY MARLY BIRD PATTERNS!


πŸŽ„ December 1, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Crochet cowl - crochet and knitting gifts

A Crocheted Simplicity is first up today with this gorgeous cowl pattern! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

HanJan Crochet has this adorable headband bow pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Fingerless gloves - crochet and knitting gifts

The Purple Poncho has a basic yet beautiful fingerless glove pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

HanJan Crochet is offering 50% off the Herringbone Collection today! EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 2, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

American Crochet Association has a basic one-piece stocking pattern today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Dog bone stocking - crochet and knitting gifts

Sweet Creek Patterns has the cutest dog bone stocking pattern for you! EXPIRED

Knitting

 Expression Fiber Arts has this beautiful scarf/cowl pattern set today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Knitting with Chopsticks has 50% off the Classic Dishcloth Set today! EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 3, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Crochet gift card holder - crochet and knitting gifts

Briana K Designs has an adorable stocking gift card holder pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Fosbas Designs has the cutest Santa wreath pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Blackstone Designs has the coziest scarf pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Expression Fiber Arts has a shop discount for you today: 20% off yarn kits 12/3-12/4 w/ code: 20-off-kits! EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 4, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Elegant crochet shawl - crochet and knitting gifts

Expression Fiber Arts has an elegant shawl pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Creations by Courtney has the cutest bucket hat pattern today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Knit pillow - crochet and knitting gifts

 Smiling Colors has a beautiful pillow pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Crochet amigurumi collection - crochet and knitting gifts

Cosy Rosie UK is offering 50% off her Christmas Collection! EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 5, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Knitting with Chopsticks has the coziest blanket pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Sandra Stitches has a toasty hat pattern today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Knit cable ear warmer  - crochet and knitting gifts

Double the Stitches has a gorgeous cabled ear warmer pattern for you! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Briana K Designs is offering 50% off the Create Your Holiday Style Crochet Course EXPIRED

OMG – Crochet and knitting gifts galore!

πŸŽ„ December 6, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Blackstone Designs has the cutest Christmas Tree Scarf pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

CrochetHighway has the coolest reversible beanie pattern today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Knit beanie - crochet and knitting gifts

A Bee in the Bonnet has a gorgeous knit beanie pattern for you! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Pine Tree Crochet is offering 40% off all patterns in her shop! EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 7, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Granny pillow - crochet and knitting gifts

Edie Eckman has an adorable granny pillow pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Thoresby Cottage has a beautiful granny flower crochet square pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Snowy Thistle Knits has a gorgeous single skein shawl pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Pocket Yarnlings is offering a free amigurumi guide! EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 8, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Two Brothers Blankets has this gorgeous textured washcloth pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Neckerchief - crochet and knitting gifts

Blue Star Crochet has this beautiful lace neckerchief pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Edie Eckman has this adorable hat pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Simply Hooked by Janet is offering 40% off E-books on Ravelry EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 9, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Banana Moon Studio has the cutest little pouch pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

The Purple Poncho has this great c2c hat pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Knitting with Chopsticks has a beautiful blanket pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Sweet Creek Patterns is offering 40% off her entire shop, using code MARLY40Β EXPIRED

More incredible crochet and knitting gifts coming your way…

πŸŽ„ December 10, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Crochet purse - crochet and knitting gifts

knitznpurlz has an adorable purse pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Itchin’ for some Stitchin’ has the cutest ear warmer pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Marly Bird has one of her favorite patterns for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

American Crochet Association is offering 50% off Membership with code: MARLY for you today! EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 11, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Cup cozy - crochet and knitting gifts

Crochet 1 – Cosy Rosie UK has the cutest cup cozy pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Crochet 2 – Snappy Tots has an adorable penguin pouch pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 3

Crochet 3 – Moogly has an a super cute Simple Gnome Basket pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Marly Bird is offering another of her most popular patterns for FREE today! The Chill Out Winter Hat! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Holiday Armadillo – knitznpurlz has 10% off the entire shop for you today! 10% off code THANKYOU10 – EXPIRED


πŸŽ„ December 12, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

CoCo Crochet Lee has a gorgeous snowflake ornament pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Smiling Colors has a sweet little pouch pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Marly Bird has a wonderful lace shawl pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Blue Star Crochet is offering 50% off voucher for Ravelry with code MARLYHOLARMADILLO23! EXPIRED

Aren’t you thrilled with all these incredible crochet and knitting gifts?

πŸŽ„ December 13, 2023 πŸŽ„

**Reminder, pattern links do not go live until 9am EST!**

Crochet 1

Plant cozy - crochet and knitting gifts

Simply Melanie Jane has a sweet plant cozy pattern for you today! EXPIRED!

Crochet 2

Straight Hooked has her snowflake hat – with 3 different styles – for you today! EXPIRED!

Knitting

Banana Moon Studio has a great basic ribbed hat pattern for you today! EXPIRED!

Holiday Armadillo

Buffalo plaid collection - crochet and knitting gifts

Itchin’ for some Stitchin’ is offering 50% off Simply Chic Buffalo Plaid Collection! EXPIRED!

πŸŽ„ December 14, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Simply Hooked by Janet has a sweet simple cowl pattern for you today! EXPIRED!

Crochet 2

Worry worm - crochet and knitting gifts

Start Crochet has the cutest little worry worm pattern for you today! EXPIRED!

Knitting

Olive Knits has this gorgeous sweater pattern for you today! EXPIRED!

Holiday Armadillo

Double the Stitches is offering 25% off all Shawls and Cowls on Ravelry with code MARLYARMADILLO (that’s 21 patterns!)  EXPIRED!

πŸŽ„ December 15, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Through The Loop Yarn Craft has an adorable beanie pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Remington Lane Crochet has a simple cowl pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Knit beanie - crochet and knitting gifts

Double the Stitches has a gorgeous knit beanie hat pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Two Brothers Blankets is offering 20% off all Individual patterns using code MARLY23 EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 16, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Pine Tree Crochet has a holiday gift bag pattern for you today! Expired!

Crochet 2

Dora Does has the coziest snood pattern for you today! Expired

Crochet 3

The American Crochet Association has the cutest cowl and ear warmer set pattern for you today! Expired!

Knitting

Marly Bird has the stunning argyle sweater pattern for you today designed by the amazing Anne Berk! Expired!

Holiday Armadillo

Simply Melanie Jane is offering 50% off any Ravelry Ebook today! Expired

πŸŽ„ December 17, 2023 πŸŽ„Fantastic Crochet And Knitting Gifts!

Crochet 1

Plant hanger - crochet and knitting gifts

Made by Gootie has this great hanging basket pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Jar cozy - crochet and knitting gifts

Crochets By Trista has this adorable jar cozy pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Tunisian Crochet

Heart Hook Home has this gorgeous Tunisian scarf with sleeves pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Colorwork mitts - crochet and knitting gifts

Marly Bird has a cute pair of fingerless mitten for you today. EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

CrochetHighway is offering 20% off any Ravelry beanie pattern with code BEANIESEASON EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 18, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Meghan Makes Do has an adorable beanie pattern for you today! EXPIRED!

Crochet 2

Jera’s Jamboree has a hot water bottle cover for you today! EXPIRED!

Knitting

Kirsten Joel has this beautiful shawlette pattern for you today! EXPIRED!

Holiday Armadillo

KnitterKnotter is offering 50% off their blanket collection! EXPIRED!

πŸŽ„ December 19, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Pocket Yarnlings has a swimming otter pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Crochet handbag - crochet and knitting gifts

Gleeful Things has the cutest handbag pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Tunisian Crochet

TL Yarn Crafts has this adorable Tunisian blanket pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Marly Bird has a fantastic hat pattern for you today. This is great for your hand dyed yarn! EXPIRED

(click add to cart and discount will apply, if not, use coupon code quickies23)

Holiday Armadillo

Edie Eckman is offering 10% off Math for Crocheters Part I! EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 20, 2023 πŸŽ„

Reminder, pattern links go live at 9am EST

Crochet 1

Carroway Crochet has a cup cozy pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

KnotBadBritt has a bulky cowl pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

Banana Moon Studio has a small gift bag pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Through The Loop Yarn Craft is offering 40% off all patterns today EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 21, 2023 πŸŽ„More Tremendous Crochet And Knitting Gifts…

Crochet 1

King And Eye has a Christmas stocking pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Kirsten Joel has a beautiful cardigan pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Knitting

irocknits has an adorable shawl pattern for you today! EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Start Crochet is offering 40% off the Worry Worm Bundle! EXPIRED

πŸŽ„ December 22, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

Cute pig puppets - crochet and knitting gifts

Elise Rose Crochet has the cutest little finger puppet pattern for you today! EXPIRED!

Crochet 2

Knitting with Chopsticks has a toasty scarf pattern for you today! EXPIRED!

Knitting

🧀 Cozy up with Marly Bird’s ‘Take a Look’ Knit Cabled Fingerless Mittens, available FREE for today only on Day 22 of the 24 Days of Quickies!

Holiday Armadillo

Meghan Makes Do is offering 50% off all patterns with code ARMADILLO GET IT HERE!

πŸŽ„ December 23, 2023 πŸŽ„

Crochet 1

You Should Craft has a lovely towel topper for us today. EXPIRED

Crochet 2

Crochet Cetera has this fun cowl for us today! Love the simplicity and style of this wonderful accessory. EXPIRED

Knitting

Hat stashbuster pattern - crochet and knitting gifts

Knitting with Chopsticks has a quick knit hat, great stash buster. EXPIRED

Holiday Armadillo

Carroway Crochet is offering 30% off in her Etsy Shop. EXPIRED

LOOKING FOR MORE CROCHET AND KNITTING GIFTS? – TODAY’S LINKS ARE AT THE TOP OF THE LIST!

Hello everyone, Marly here! I recently received a suggestion to place the current day’s links at the top of our list for easier access. Thanks to our handy table of contents, where you can effortlessly click to any day you wish, I thought, why not? So I made the change. However, I’ve realized this switch might have thrown off some of our regular visitors who are accustomed to scrolling down for the latest links – if that’s you, I apologize for any confusion. I’m always looking for ways to streamline your experience. Just a heads up, today’s links are now waiting for you right at the top! 🌟

Fine Print – coupon can only be used once, offer expires Dec. 31, 2023 @ 11:59pm EST, void where prohibited.

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  1. Ellie Rosen says:

    To Marly and all who help her during the year.
    I’m retired and knitting (sometimes crochet or weaving) is my hobby that keeps me going. Your projects and patterns and videos keep me company during the day and I want4ed to thank all of you for being on the Internet for the rest of us. There are ss lot of sites that I can follow, and I do follow some of them; but yours is a constant on my laptop.
    You warm the cockles of my heart! Thanks!

  2. Faye Williams-Smith says:

    I love watching your videos and have signed up for the vip package. It’s on my list. I would love to have this new colllection.

  3. Vennila says:

    To Marly and everyone who contributes,
    Thank you for all you do!
    Love all your patterns Marly.
    Have a nice day
    Vennila

  4. Ginette says:

    Hi Marly, I cannot find a decent free pattern for a shawl lace like to knit (not crochet) with my very delicate yarn #3 Lyon brand Ice Cream Scoop blue and white. I need a summer shawl for an outdoor chic party next year. Please can you help me. Thanks. I love your Kals.

  5. Gabriele says:

    Thank you for sharing your Christmas gifts…absolutely love them. May I wish joy, peace and happiness during this festive time….hope “2024” is kind and prosperous, you and yours.β™₯οΈπŸŽ„πŸŽ‰

  6. Julia Erb says:

    Marly & Robyn & Lindsey, I look forward to this event every year! You 3 bring so much joy and creativity into the Yarny community! Thank you all so much! Sending Yarny hugs and love ((()))

  7. Daria says:

    I always have such a great time with this event! There have always been the cutest of patterns, and the YT streams are so much fun… Thanks to all of you for your work, time and donations!

  8. Michelle St Jacques-LeBlanc says:

    I’ve cleared, restarted, & searched, I’m getting access to day 10, πŸ€¨πŸ™„πŸ˜₯

  9. Carrie says:

    The mug cozy website keeps popping up with “Expand to show full article”. I do that, but it keeps looping back to it, and won’t let me scroll down any further. I don’t know what to do?

  10. Moira Hewitt says:

    So far I have only managed to secure a snowflake pattern. I am very disappointed. I have contacted customer support they have not been helpful , I have again today hopefully that may fix my issue otherwise I may have to unsubscibe.

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