18 gifts for knitters

gifts for knitters, narwhals


We all know someone who’s obsessed with knitting but gifts for knitters? What on earth do you buy them? We’ve gathered 18 gifts for knitters which you can buy for any birthdays, anniversaries or celebrations that are coming up.

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  1. Knitters’ needle holder

gifts for knitters pencil case

First up is needle storage! @mrslambyarns on Etsy has a whole bunch of storage bags and baskets for sale all with different knitting and crochet slogans.

2. Knitted gift bags 

gifts for knitters gift bags

If you’re thinking of getting the knitter in your life a non-knit present, add the element of knit in with these knitted gift bags! Plus they’re far more sustainable than wrapping paper or bags. You can buy the pattern from Jentide on Ravelry.

3. Knitters’ T shirt

gifts for knitters tshirt

Every knitter needs a go-to tee and we love this one by Stitchers Tee. They have sweater and crochet versions too.

4. Hand-knitted coasters

gifts for knitters knitted costers

Next up is Lindsay’s free knitted coaster tutorial on evermine.com. These coupled with some fancy teabags and the below gift for knitters would make a fab present bundle.

5. Knitters’ muggifts for knitters mug

We don’t know any knitters that aren’t fond of a hot beverage. Wild Joy Studio has this funny knitflix and chill mug which is ideal to drink from when your hands start aching.

6. Knitters’ retreat

Knitters retreat

Ultimate gifts for knitters idea? A knitting retreat! Knit for Peace creates amazing knitting holidays all over the world. Their next one in 2020 is in India.

7. Subscription to Mollie Makes 

Subscribe to Mollie Makes

Every month Mollie Makes is full of exciting projects, inspiration and interviews. We often include knitting patterns from top designers so buying a pal a subscription is a no brainer really. Subscribe here.

8. Knitters’ sustainable pamper set 

 

Is there any present better than a spa set? We’ve got loads of tutorials on the blog including a DIY fizzy bath bomb tutorial, a DIY washbag and finally this sustainable knitted facecloth. Make all three for a special handmade gift.

9. Handmade stitch markers 

gifts for knitters diy stitch markers

Every knitter needs a stitch marker and these rainbow ones are totally our aesthetic.  The free tutorial is up on My Poppet Makes blog so you can start making straight away.

10. Knitted narwhal friends

gifts for knitters, narwhals

Issue 107 which hits the shops on 13th June includes the pattern for these adorable knitted narwhals by Sootie Limetree. They 100% win the most adorable present award.

11. Yarn subscription box 

gifts for knitters yarn subscription box

Yarn subscription boxes are a great present and Lauren Aston Designs‘ are no exception. You’ll get 3,4 or 5 hanks in each box in an array of different colours.

12. DIY yarn bowl 

gifts for knitters diy yarn bowl

Toni’s blog post shows you how you can transform a normal bowl in one fit for yarn! Decorate how ever you wish and give to the person in your life who always has yarn spilling out of every corner.

13. Knitters’ caddy

gifts for knitters - knitted yarn caddy

Chunky Home Decor is a book packed with 11 home accessory knitting patterns and includes this knitted caddy. Ultimate knitting storage!

14. Knitted slippers and pattern 

gifts for knitters unicorn slippers

Slippers are always a winner and you know what else is always a winner? Hand-knitted unicorn slippers. Get Louise Walker’s pattern on our Ravelry store here.

15. Knitters’ workshop/course

gifts for knitters workshops and courses

If you’re buying a present for someone who wants to start knitting, or perhaps wants to improve their skills, workshops and courses are the way to go. Being Knitterly are running courses throughout 2019 and 2020.

16. Knitted bouquet

gifts for knitters knitted bouquet

Instead of real birthday flowers opt for knitted flowers! Use Molly Ann Rothschild‘s pattern to get started.

17. Knitted garlands 

gifts for knitters garlands

Knitting garlands and bunting are right up our street and we fell in love with MumpitzDesign‘s hot air balloon garland. They’d make a lovely summer garden gift!

18. Quirky knits

gift guide for knitters chunky knitting

If you’re buying for a long time knitter why not go for something a little more unusual? Buy them some chunky yarn so they can have a go at super-size knitting. Once you’ve given them the yarn you can point them in the direction of Jess from Mama In A Stitch’s blog post and video tutorial.

We hope you’ve found a fab, knitted present for your loved one. For more gifts for knitters ideas, follow us on Pinterest.