A great way to provide gifts for your friends and family or to help your favorite charity raise funds is to take up crocheting. Crocheting is using a hooked needle to manipulate yarn into a design based on the type of needlework you choose. You can make different looks and designs depending on how you hook the yarn and the types of fabric you choose.
* Leg, Arm, and Hand Warmers � These are not just old-fashioned items from the 80s; they are amazing and needed items for people who live in cold climates. Plus, it makes a great fashion statement to boot. If you're new to crocheting, try making hand, arm or leg warmers first since they're so simple to make.
Link - https://www.pinterest.com/searose2n2/crocheted-hand-arm-and-leg-warmers/?lp=true
* Sweaters � You can make all sorts of sweaters yourself by crocheting. They not only make excellent gifts, but you can also sell them for many times over what you spent on yarn. You can make super high-end sweaters too that no one else has. Always start with easy patterns to learn the different stitches. Make sure to purchase the right type of yarn so it feels good on the skin.
Link - http://www.crochetpatternsgalore.com/item_type-sweaters.html
* Headbands � No matter the time of year; if you have hair, you may need a headband. A crochet headband is simple to make, and you can make them in all sorts of styles and textures. If you want something super-soft, use soft yarn. You can make just what you need and want.
Link - http://www.crochetpatternsgalore.com/item_type-headbands.html
* Boot Cuffs � Want to make your old boots instantly stylish again? Create some crochet boot cuffs. There are styles for all ages, and all of these boot cuff patterns are free and compiled by Daisy Cottage Designs. They could make for a great addition to a booth at the craft fair.
Link - http://daisycottagedesigns.net/free-boot-cuff-crochet-patterns/
* Washcloths � There are all sorts of patterns for crochet washcloths, but these are special because they're meant for hard work since they are farmhouse style. They will hold up to scrubbing and cleaning, and are simple to make.
Link - http://www.mamainastitch.com/farm-house-washcloth-crochet-pattern/
* Slippers � Who doesn't want to slip on a pair of soft crochet slippers? Everyone on your list wants a pair. There are all kinds of styles. All Free Crochet has compiled an amazing list of 14 slippers for everyone on your list.
Link - https://www.allfreecrochet.com/Socks-and-Slippers/14-Crochet-Slippers-for-Everyone
* Accessories � There are amazing patterns to be had free if you have even the most basic skills for crocheting. Bev from Flamingo Toes has gone through the work of compiling these 25 fabulous free crochet accessories for you, so you may as well make them. Any one of these will make awesome gifts or something to sell at a craft fair.
Link - http://www.flamingotoes.com/2014/12/25-fabulous-free-crochet-accessories/
* For a Cause � There are patterns which you can get free that enable you to make crochet items for a cause (and that are obvious to the cause), such as breast cancer and so forth. These ten patterns can be made and sold and then the money can be donated to charity. You can, of course, sell any of the items on this list as a fundraiser idea.
Link - http://www.mooglyblog.com/free-crochet-for-a-cause-patterns/
You can crochet almost anyplace such as in your home, waiting for your doctor, waiting for your kids after school, and during sporting events. This makes it a great and productive way to stay busy. There are numerous types of gifts you can make for charity, or for your friends and family, when you learn to crochet.