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12 Small Crochet Projects You Can Finish in Just 1 Day

Sometimes we don't feel like committing hours and hours to a crochet project. We want instant gratification! All of these small crochet projects can be completed in less than a day, and some can even be completed in less than an hour.

Put these small projects in your back pocket for when you need a quick gift or just some instant crochet gratification.

Small Spring Ruffle Purse

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1. Small Spring Ruffle Purse

Store-bought handles save you a little bit of time on stitching this purse, since you only need to crochet the body. Depending on how much time you'd like to spend on it, you can add more embellishments or omit the embellishments all together.

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Crochet Peacock Feather Pattern

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2. Peacock Feather

There are so many possibilities for these pretty feathers! String them together to make a garland, group them together as a wall decoration, use them as coasters — the list goes on and on. You can turn them into anything from a birthday gift to a housewarming gift depending on how you use them.

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Small and Large Cacti Crochet Pattern

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3. 5 Small and Large Cacti + Flower

This pattern comes with instructions to make five cacti. Stitch as many of them as you have time for, and don't forget to consider them for your next handmade housewarming gift.

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Sunny Small Sunflower Crochet Pattern

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4. Sunny Small Sunflower

You could stitch several of these pretty blooms in just one day! The sunflower pictured above was attached to a hair clip, but the designer points out that you could also use them for brooches, appliqué and more.

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Candy Hearts Slouchy Hat Crochet Pattern

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5. Candy Hearts Slouchy Hat

If you're looking for a project that's a bit larger in size but still manageable for one day full of crochet, try a hat like this Candy Hearts Slouchy Hat. There are a couple of special stitches involved, like a bobble, but it's something you can definitely accomplish in a day.

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Winter Break Legwarmers Crochet Pattern

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6. Winter Break Legwarmers

These legwarmers are worked in the round, so you don't even need to devote time to seaming. Stitch them for a friend's birthday, or make a pair for yourself for an extra layer of warmth. Legwarmers are great for those transition seasons, too!

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2  Hour Super Scarf Crochet Pattern

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7. 2-Hour Super Scarf

The name of this pattern says it all! Thanks to bulky-weight yarn, you can stitch this scarf up in just two hours. The most time-consuming part of this pattern is choosing a color palette!

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Crochet Slippers with Small Flower

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8. Crochet Slippers with Small Flower

Start stitching these slippers in the morning, and you'll be ready to slip your feet into them by the evening. These slippers are also great for a quick gift project.

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Perfect Harmony Yoga Sock Pattern

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9. Perfect Harmony Yoga Socks

Crocheting a traditional pair of socks could take days, but these yoga socks omit the heel and most of the foot, so you can stitch them quickly. Gift these to the yogi in your life for a birthday or other special occasion.

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Hi Five Fingerless Gloves Crochet Pattern

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10. Hi-Five Fingerless Gloves

A glove with fingers might take up more of your time, but go fingerless and you can definitely finish the glove project before bedtime. These fingerless gloves can be sized up or down with a simple change of the hook size.

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Small Jellyfish Crochet Pattern

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11. Small Jellyfish

It's small, it's quick, and it's waiting to hang out in your house! This fun jellyfish can be stitched and stuffed in no time. Safety eyes snap on in an instant, but if you're making this for an infant be sure to use an alternative like embroidered eyes.

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1 Hour Cable Stitch Headband Crochet Pattern

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12. 1-Hour Cable Stitch Headband

Even if you're new to crochet cables, you can still stitch this headband in a short amount of time. The project uses a small amount of worsted-weight yarn, so you probably have something in your stash that you can use.

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