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33 DIY Gifts That'll Make People Say "You MADE That?!"

It's the thought that counts, but you may as well make it cute too.

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12. For the one who's perpetually late, make a (fairly forgiving) clock.

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It's really not as hard as it seems! Clockworks are really cheap and easy to figure out. Get the tutorial here.

17. Knit these too-cute-to-be-real miniature ornaments if you're up for a (small) challenge.

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Get the patterns here; I've made versions of these before and presented them to the recipient atop a beer bottle, which always goes over real well.

24. Or knit a massive blanket.

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Get the pattern here.

(Also, if you're concerned about the price of jumbo-sized yarn — which can run really expensive! — check out Super Tuff Puff from Knit Picks. I really like how it knits up, even if the color selection is a little limited and it won't be as dramatic as what's pictured here. Plus, it's the cheapest 100% natural fiber yarn I've found at that scale.)

30. For the indecisive person, knit this easy headband-slash-cowl.

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It's available as a free pattern on Ravelry; you'll need an account, but if you've ever so much as touched yarn, you should probably have one anyway.

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