When choosing a present for crafty knitting friends or family, it’s challenging to decide. Especially gifts for the knitter who has everything!
I’ve included a diverse list of best gifts for knitters and the best unique gifts for knitters to suit a wide range of tastes.
Scroll through my list of great knitting gifts and gift ideas.
Table Of Contents
- Best Christmas Knitter’s Gifts
- The Knitter’s Library – Excellent Knitting Books
- Needles, Notions and Handy Tools
- Knitting Themed Jewelry and Decorative Pins
- Knitting Mags and Journals – Get A Read (And Write) On!
- Funny Knitter’s Gifts
- Gifts For Advanced Knitters
- Yarn Gifts
- Knitting Birthday – Great Ideas For A Special Person
Super Chunky Equals Super Fun!
Any crafter would adore this luxurious blanket knitting kit by BeCozi! Includes super bulky, chunky merino yarn and Size 70 US needles. Creates a 40 x 60 inches throw.
A beautiful addition to home decor for a loved one.
Charm The Knitter In Your Life – Charm Bracelets
Not sorry about the pun 🙂 Gorgeous silver yarn charm bracelets with a selection of cute knitting themed charms.
Best Christmas Gifts For Knitters
Instead of knitting-themed stocking stuffers, why not a magical knitted ornament for their Tree?
These knitted mini Stockings by BeeDee Collections are adorable hanging on a tree or strung together to make a garland as home decor.
CampKitschyKnits have these designs in traditional colors and fun motifs such as trees, snowflakes, reindeer, Santa, Mrs Claus and Snowpeople.
The Knitter’s Library – Excellent Knitting Books
Some enjoy reading and knitting. What about both? A perfect way to pass time. Here are a few of my favorites.
Vogue® Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book Completely Revised and Updated
This fabulous knitting resource by Vogue Knitting is wonderful for someone’s knitting library. So much knitting goodness in this book!
With clear instructions and gorgeous pics.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Ultimate Knit Stitch Bible: 750 knit, purl, cable, lace and color stitches by Collins and Brown
Having a stitch dictionary to explore the stunning stitches is essential for a knitter. Think of the designs they can create with this knitting knowledge!Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Knitting Rules! The Yarn Harlot’s Bag Of Knitting Tricks
This book isn’t only helpful but hilarious! Author Stephanie Pearl McPhee, aka ‘Yarn Harlot’, has years of knitting and life experience.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida
Crafters need more than 1 stitch dictionary in their resource library. It’s an incredible book full of Japanese stitch patterns. All are charted, keep in mind this isn’t for beginners.
Designs feature complexity and intricate details. Perfect for an advanced knitter who loves a challenge.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
People Knitting: A Century of Photographs
Photographs of knitting from the 1860s-1960s. Fabulous captures of people doing their passion, through the years.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
I’ve reviewed fabulous knitting books in my article. To find more great reads, read my post.
Check out great deals on fantastic audiobooks. Perfect for road trips and lazy days on the beach.
Time-Saving Solutions So They Can Get Back To Knitting
The fun of knitting is often dampened by mundane tasks like stash ro, and winding big long skeins into useable cakes.
You might find an item to solve their problem!
The Pure Delight Of Neat Yarn Cakes
Unwilling relatives will be thankful when the knitter in their lives receive a yarn winder. They won’t have to hold skeins for hours to be wound into balls.
The Stanwood Needlecraft Hand-Operated Winder 4 ounce is a workhorse.
I’ve also reviewed many other yarn winders in this post.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Yarn Swifts Go Hand In Hand With Ball Winders
Pair a swift with a ball winder, winding balls is be quick and easy.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Store Knitted Projects Whether At Home Or On The Go
Yarn Storage Tote Bag – BeCraftee
Compartments for everything from current projects, needles, tools, crochet hooks and more.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Handmade Woven Basket For Yarn Storage
Make someone’s day by solving the problem of yarn storage. A woven basket for storing a stash in.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Love the pun used on this canvas knitting tote, referring to the Craft Yarn Council Standard Yarn Weight System. Any knitter would have a little chuckle.
This linen pouch is reversible. One side is Beige Linen and inside is gray with a leather tag. The pouch can be used for knitting, crochet. It holds your little things while you work.
Knitting and Cuppas
A hot cup of tea or coffee is an essential of knitting. These mugs will bring smiles to a knitter’s face.
Needles, Notions, Tools & Knitting Accessories
A knitter can never have enough handy tools and gadgets to make their hobby more enjoyable.
Sunstruck Straight Needles Set
Beautifully crafted laminated birch. Lightweight with sharp tapered points, and comfortable.
Includes knitting needles in needle sizes US 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11 (3.50mm-8.00mm.)
Bamboo Circular Interchangeable Knitting Needles
Clover Takumi knitting accessories are enjoyable to use. Their silky finish means the fiber doesn’t catch. The set includes 12 needle tips and five cord lengths.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Every Time They Use These, They’ll Be Reminded Of You
Opt for a Engraved Pair of Bamboo Needles; choose the wording and font. Size USA 10, 6mm, (UK 4) 13″ long.
The engraved needles have a single line of text, up to 55 characters.
Stoneware Yarn Bowl
A beautiful ceramic glazed product by Gary of Stone Thrown Yarn to hold wool. No more chasing the ball of wool!
Sparkles The Unicorn Stitch Markers
Add some cuteness to your knitting projects with these stitch markers, starring Knit Pick’s mascot, Sparkles the Knitting Unicorn!
Contains 5 total markers (4 balls of yarn and one crafty unicorn) on a locking clip. Largest needle size: US 9.
Knitters can watch their favorite program and have confidence they haven’t lost count of their knitting project rows.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Clover Circular Stitch Holder
A convenient tool for holding stitches.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Chill Out and Knit
Noise cancelling headphones – For when you don’t want to be disturbed.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Extra Large Pompom Maker
Who doesn’t like extra large pompoms on knitted hats? This makes large diy pom-poms easily.
Doctor Who Fan? This Knitting Gauge Is For You
Casey at Tangerine 8 designed this nifty needle gauge – A Police Box. Great for creatives who are fans of “Dr. Who.”
Spring wooden sock blockers for blocking knitted socks. Different sizing options.
Cable Stitch Needles
When knitting cables these come in super handy. Different sizes, the larger ones hold more stitches.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Whoot too-woo! Owl Scissors
We know about stork scissors. But this version is so adorable. These scissors brighten the mundane task of cutting loose ends.
With The Knitting Done, Time To Block
Blocking Mats make a knitter’s life easier. The knitted item can be pinned with blocking pins and stretched out.
These helpful mats help to show the true beauty of the lace or knitted fabric.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Let There Be Light!
Helpful for knitting intricate work and also when sharing a room with others. Works well when using a dark ball of yarn.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
For Those Who Knit In The Dark
Hard to believe but, glow-in-the-dark needles!
Think of all the dark situations where you’ve been unable to knit –
- A movie theater
- In bed
- Around the campfire
Now you can! It illuminates your work without disturbing others.
Stress Relief Gloves
These gloves alleviate pain without restricting movement. Lightweight, fingerless and providing support to the hand and wrist. Great Arthritis gloves.
Knitting Themed Jewelry and Decorative Pins
Celtic Design Silver Shawl Pin
A lovely knitwear accessory for the lovers of knitted shawls.
Enamel Pins For Knitters
These pins and a yarn charm can be attached to knitting bags, totes, a sweater, scarves and knitting accessories.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Snarky Knitting Pins or Magnets for Knitters | Small Gift for a Knitter | Decorate Your Project Bag
Always room for ‘tongue in cheek’ and humor when knitting.
Knitting Mags and Journals – Get A Read (And Write) On!
Pom Pom Quarterly Knitting Subscription
Our readers highly recommend the Pom Pom Quarterly knitting magazine, in print or digitally. Fab project inspiration and covers the four seasons.
Perfect for knitters who like to keep all their notes, knitting patterns and inspiration in one organized space. Super stylish and lovely to write in.
Mini Knitting Notebooks
Perfect for jotting down notes and small enough to stash in a knitting bag. Kelly Connor Designs has created five different cover designs.
Hook Nook Yarn Passport
This 42 page book features swatch pages, grid sketch pages, section dividers, pockets for patterns and photos, and even a space for photos of your finished projects! 8×12″ in size.
Made from leather in the USA. The ruler is in both inch and centimeters.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Personalized Fabric Labels
Funny Gifts For Knitters
Gifting one of these yarn bowls handmade by Barbara of Creativity Happens is classy, and keeps balls of fibers from running all over the house. 🙂
A fun gift idea!
Knit Like Granny Knitting-Themed T-Shirts
Gifts For Advanced Knitters
Knitting Yarn Guide Ring
Original knitting ring design by Vera. The ring is hand-fabricated with eco-friendly vintage silverware.
The ring keeps fibers in place for faster knitting or crocheting and helps with consistent tension.
A Luxurious Knitting Kit
Create a knitting kit from luxurious fiber and a pattern. Look for Cashmere, Silk, Kid Mohair, Fine Merino, and Baby Alpaca.
Even if you’re non-knitter with no clue as to what I have mentioned above, this kit is the perfect gift to someone very happy.
Chiagoo Twist Tip Interchangeable Complete Set, 4-Inch
A quality, smooth interchangeable set made of stainless steel. I love knitting with my Chiaogoo needles, the cable doesn’t kink and it helps my speed.Click to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Manequin Dress FormClick to Learn More / Buy from Amazon
Knit Like A Latvian Knitting Kit For The Experimental Knitter
Hobbywool challenges you to knit like a Latvian with this beautiful project.
You get wool, instructions and colorful charts to make an exceptional pair of traditional Latvian mittens.
The 100% wool is soft and warm, in hanks.
It’s fair to say luxury yarns like Cashmere, Silk, Mohair, Baby Alpaca or fine Merino will be well-received!
Your knitter will adore one of these from Knit Picks. Free shipping is available for orders over $65USD.
Darn Good Yarn Of The Month Box
The monthly box from Darn Good Yarn includes a skein of premium eco-friendly fiber, a knit & crochet pattern and a special mystery gift.
Knit Afghan Block Of The Month Club
Annie’s Knit Afghan Block-of-the-Month Club is a monthly subscription delivering yarn and instructions to create your own gorgeous afghan.
KnitCrate Yarn Box montly subscription has luxury fibers plus crochet and knit patterns.
Each month receive yarn-y happiness, lovingly curated by Vickie Howell.
Included in each aqua box, are bite-sized portions of artisanal, hand-dyed, or indie mainstay yarns, 2 exclusive patterns — one knit & one crochet, at least two specialty items.
Rhythm Knits Hand Dyed Yarn
75/25 SW Merino/Nylon
Fingering Weight, 2-ply
DK Weight, 4-ply
For beautiful yarn, choose a gorgeous Digital Knitting Pattern from Ravelry.
Ravelry is a website with a huge collection of digital knitting patterns from fabulous designers. It’s easy to gift them.
Click “Send as Gift” when checking out. (Please note you have to be a member of Ravelry)
Toad Hollow Hand Dyed Yarns
Gorgeous painted and dyed yarns from New Jersey USA. This is Ursula The Sea Witch – Length: 400 Yards; Yarn weight: 1 Fingering & Sock, Fiber: Wool & Nylon
The sisters who create them are passionate about their work.
Knitting Birthday – Great For A Special Someone
Happy Birthday Knitting Card
Any knitter would like this colorful greeting card. PaperOrThreads create unique cards and print them on high-quality card stock.
Women’s Hand Knitted Fair Isle Socks
Stick To Socks creates gorgeous hand knitted socks. These socks with blue and white fair isle pattern would make a lovely birthday gift for a knitter.
I tried to feature high-quality and unique items in this gift list and guide. I hope you discover something! However, the ideas don’t end here, why not ask them?
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