Free Crochet Pattern...Stitchy Gift Tags!

To give any gift an extra special touch, make one of these sweet little tags to adorn a gift this season.  The best part is that they can be hung on a tree as an ornament after the gift is opened too!

Stitchy Gift Tags
By Jennifer Dickerson

Sizing (Including edging):
  • 3 inches wide
  • 3.5 inches tall

  • Small amounts of yarn in colors of your choice
  • H (5.0 mm) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Ribbon

Instructions for a basic tag:
Ch 12
Sc in 2nd ch from hook, then sc in each ch across.
Ch 1 and turn
Work 1 sc in each sc space until piece measures about 2.5 inches across.

Note: if you want stripes like the tag shown above, work two rows of each color.

With a contrasting color, tie on yarn and work 1 sc in each space around entire tag.  Join with a sl st and fasten off.

If you'd like to write something on your tag, like the recipient's name, or another sentiment, here's how to work back stitch:

Click here for a back stitch photo tutorial

On the tag shown below, I added a blanket stitch edge before I worked the red single crochet edging, here's how to make blanket stitch edging:

Click here for blanket stitch edging photo tutorial

I think the red heart is my favorite!  To make a simple one-round heart for your tag, here's the pattern:

When you're all finished, you can hang your tag with a beautiful ribbon or a leftover piece of yarn. Just pull it through one of the holes or use your tapestry needle to pull it through.

Happy Gifting!!


  1. These are adorable!! Thanks for sharing! Pinned to my board on Pinterest!

  2. I love these!!! Thanks so much for sharing them. :)

  3. lovely and sweet ideas!!
    Thank you, xxx Ale

  4. A lovely idea! Linking up at Tangled Happy tomorrow. Thanks for sharing this handmade holiday how to! :)


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