It’s not too late to choose a gorgeous shade of yarn and whip up a quick scarf or two for Christmas gifts. If you don’t knit, you can learn to crochet in a day. Just search through some of these online patterns chosen by Ask Granny and use a simple stitch. You’ll have a beautiful handmade gift before you know it! All Free Knitting has great choices for knitted scarves and so does Knitpicks. Knitpicks also has free tutorial videos to teach you the basic knitting stitches. BHG has free knitted scarf patterns that will please all recipients. For crocheted scarf patterns try All Free Crochet or Lion Brand. For excellent lessons on beginning to crochet and all the skills to make a perfect scarf go to Lion Brand’s Lessons.