19 Crochet Gifts for a New Mum

by Hanne // updated on: December 28, 2023

Welcoming a new baby is exciting but can be tough for new moms. 

Connecting with new moms is not just an act of kindness; it’s an opportunity to offer emotional support during this transformative journey.

One heartfelt way to extend support is through handmade crochet gifts. These creations carry the warmth and love of the maker, reminding new moms that they are not alone. 

They showcase the time, effort, and love invested in crafting something unique, designed to wrap both the baby and mom in comfort.

If you are looking for crochet gift ideas for a new mum, this blog is a great place to start.

Let’s dive in!!

Easy Crochet Gifts for a New Mum

Choosing easy crochet projects for a new mom is a smart move. The beauty of these crochet gifts lies in their ease and versatility. 

You can customize colors and patterns to match the mom’s style or the baby’s nursery, making them truly special. 

These easy crochet gifts are a lifesaver for last-minute occasions, ensuring you can still present a handmade, heartwarming gift even when time is limited. 

1- Crochet Nursery Storage Baskets

crochet nursery storage baskets
crochet nursery storage baskets

A new mum needs nothing more than ample storage space to keep all those tiny socks and mittens. 

If you are planning on paying a visit to a new mum, crochet this set of nursery storage baskets and the worry of storage off her shoulders.

These baskets are great for organizing smaller stuff like bibs, mittens, and socks and for clothes as well. 

Once the child grows up, the multi-purpose baskets can be used for storing the toys. 

Get the Free Pattern Here

2- Crochet Spa Kit

crochet spa kit
crochet spa kit

New mums are mostly tired and exhausted. Their body has gone through a major transformation, and a new busy schedule makes life even more challenging.

This spa day kit will be a great way to show your love and care for a mom who has just embraced motherhood.

The kit includes patterns for washcloth, sleep mask, and face scrubbies. 

Grab the Free Pattern Here

3- Crochet Nursing Beanie

crochet nursing beanie
crochet nursing beanie

Made to look like a breast, this nursing beanie will surely put a smile on a new mum’s face.

This fun project is perfect for crocheters of all skill levels and can be made in different sizes, including 0-3m, 3-6m, 6-12m, toddler, and child. 

Find the Free Pattern Here

4- Crochet Diapers and Wipes Case

crochet diapers and wipes case
crochet diapers and wipes case

New moms have to deal with several challenges; organization is one of them.

Keeping stuff organized can save time and effort. This crochet diapers and wipes case will make a great gift for a new mom who is struggling with keeping stuff organized. 

The case has two pockets, which can be used for keeping diapers and wipes, and a button closer so everything stays in place.

This case will be a perfect travel buddy for new mothers.

Find the Free Pattern Here

5- Crochet Toy Storage Hammock 

Crochet Toy Storage Hammock
Crochet Toy Storage Hammock

Although it will take the baby some time to play with the toys, most people find it easier to bring toys for a newborn baby.  

Instead of adding another toy to the already large pile, crochet a storage hammock for the new mom and let her cherish this thoughtful gift.

This hammock is whipped up with double crochet stitches and is easy-to-follow, even for beginners.

Grab the Free Pattern Here

6- Baby’s Room Door Sign

baby_s room door sign
baby_s room door sign

The newborn baby and the mommy need nothing more than lots of rest. This door sign will help both mommy and baby take the much-needed rest.

You can crochet a similar sign for the mom’s room saying ‘New Mum’s Room.’

Get the Free Pattern Here

7- Crochet Organizer 

crochet organizer
crochet organizer

This is another thoughtful gift that will become a new mum’s favorite in no time. This crochet organizer has six pockets for keeping all kinds of kids’ stuff.

Be it face washers or bibs, pacifiers, or wipes, this catch-all can hold supplies of all kinds.

You can personalize the colors for a baby boy or girl or make it in neutral colors; the organizer will be the best gift for a new mum.

Find the Free Pattern Here

8- Crochet Nursing Privacy Cover

Crochet Nursing Privacy Cover
Crochet Nursing Privacy Cover

A crocheted nursing privacy cozy cover is a thoughtful gift for a new mom.

It offers privacy and comfort while breastfeeding in public. 

With a nursing privacy cover, a new mum can feed her baby discreetly and confidently, making outings more stress-free. 

This practical accessory will be proof that you understand her needs as a new mother.

Find the Free Pattern Here

9- Crochet Nursing Pads

Crochet Nursing Pads
Crochet Nursing Pads

Nursing pads can be a lifesaver in the early breastfeeding days. 

They help prevent embarrassing leaks, keeping both mom and her clothing dry and comfortable. 

By gifting nursing pads, you’re showing your support for her breastfeeding journey, and every new mom can appreciate a thoughtful gesture like that.

Find the Free Pattern Here

10- Crochet Breastfeeding Sweater

crochet breastfeeding sweater
crochet breastfeeding sweater

New nursing mums often struggle with finding convenient ways to nurse while maintaining their privacy and comfort.

You can crochet this sweater for a new nursing mum in her favorite color, ensuring she stays cozy and stylish while caring for her little one. 

The sweater has an opening at the front, which makes it incredibly practical. 

The sweater allows easy access for breastfeeding or pumping, making those middle-of-the-night feeds a lot more comfortable. 

Find the Free Pattern Here

11- Crochet Nursing Necklace

Crochet Nursing Necklace
Crochet Nursing Necklace

Some babies are fidgety feeders. They need to hold on to something while being nursed. It can be mum’s face, shirt, and even her hair.

This crocheted nursing necklace is a stylish and functional gift for a new mom. Not only do they look beautiful, they give the babies a great sensory experience.

Grab the Free Pattern Here

12- Crochet Lap Blanket

crochet lap blanket
crochet lap blanket

This crochet lap blanket is a wonderful gift for new moms because it offers both warmth and comfort during those precious moments of cuddling with their baby. 

Any new mum will appreciate this gift, which is not only practical but also a heartfelt gesture.

The blanket will remind them that they’re cherished and supported in their journey. 

From nursery snuggles to stroller walks, this lap blanket will make an essential and thoughtful addition to their daily routine.

Get the Free Pattern Here

13- Mommy and Baby Matching Hats

my and baby matching hats
mummy and baby matching hats

What’s more delightful than crocheting a set of matching hats for a new mum and her baby?

This matching set not only looks adorable, but it will also foster a sweet sense of connection between mom and baby.

So, crochet this practical duo, which will keep both mom and baby warm during those early outdoor adventures.

Grab the Free Pattern Here

14- Crochet Support Pillow

Crochet Support Pillow
Crochet Support Pillow

Crocheting a ‘Lean on Me’ support pillow is an exceptional gift for new moms because it provides both physical comfort and emotional support. 

This versatile pillow offers relief during breastfeeding or while cradling the baby, reducing strain on tired arms and shoulders. 

It symbolizes your willingness to be there for the new mom, offering a soft, reassuring “lean on me” message that can provide solace during the challenging early days of motherhood.

Find the Free Pattern Here

15- Baby Monthly Growth Blanket

Baby Monthly Growth Blanket
Baby Monthly Growth Blanket

This crochet ‘monthly growth blanket’ will make a fantastic gift for new moms because it serves as a dual-purpose treasure. 

Not only is it perfect for capturing those precious monthly growth milestones, but it will also keep the baby cozy and comfortable during these special photo sessions. 

Another thoughtful, handmade gift to help a new mum cherish the incredible journey of her little one’s growth.

Gran the Free Pattern Here

16- Crochet Bunny Teether

Crochet Bunny Teether
Crochet Bunny Teether

Teething time is tough for new moms because it often means disrupted sleep, and a fussy and irritable baby. 

It becomes more stressful for new mums trying to soothe their little one’s discomfort while managing their own well-being.

This cute crochet bunny ear teether is a wonderful gift for new moms. The teether features a wooden ring to provide comfort and relief for teething babies.

The bunny ears are made with organic cotton yarn, making it a practical and thoughtful addition to any new mom’s baby essentials.

Grab the Free Pattern Here

17- Crochet Spa Slippers

crochet spa slippers
crochet spa slippers

Give a new mum a touch of luxury and relaxation during a time when self-care is essential but often overlooked. 

These comfy, handmade slippers can provide a brief escape from the demands of motherhood, allowing her to unwind and pamper herself at home. 

It’s a thoughtful reminder that she deserves some well-deserved “me-time” amidst the joys and challenges of new motherhood.

Buy the Pattern Here

18- Crochet Spa Bath Gift Set

Crochet Spa Bath Gift Set
Crochet Spa Bath Gift Set

Give the new mum a well-deserved opportunity for self-care and relaxation amid the demands of motherhood. 

From the spa washcloth for gentle exfoliation to the soap saver, ensuring nothing goes to waste, this set provides the essentials for a rejuvenating bath experience. 

Crochet this thoughtful gift to encourage a mum who has just embraced motherhood to take some time for herself, promoting both physical and emotional well-being during this transformative phase of life.

Buy the Pattern Here

19- Crochet Nursery Wall Hanging

Crochet Nursery Wall Hanging
Crochet Nursery Wall Hanging

New moms are excited about decorating the nursery because it’s a way to create a warm and welcoming space for their little ones. 

The crochet wall hanging not only enhances the room’s aesthetics but also serves as a sentimental reminder of the care and love woven into every stitch, making it a cherished piece in their baby’s nursery.

Buy the Pattern Here

Which of These Crochet Gifts for a New Mum Will You Make?

Choosing the perfect crochet gift for a new mom can be exciting. 

With so many wonderful options available, it’s a chance to create something special that reflects your love and support. 

Which of these crochet gifts will you craft to make her journey into motherhood even more memorable?

About the Author

Hanne has been obsessed with arts and crafts ever since her mum taught her how to crochet at the age of 6. Since then, she's been bitten by the DIY bug and knows how to sew, knit, knot macramé, tuft and much much more.
On the Funky Stitch she shares her favorite projects from around the web as well as her own designs.

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