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Gifts for Knitters – 46 Of The Best Knitting Gifts Ideas – Find A Present They’ll Always Remember

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 & the best unique gifts for knitters to suit a wide range of tastes.

Colorful yarn knitted on wooden needles

If you’re wondering, what are some good gifts for knitters, you’re in the right place. Read my list of great knitting gifts & gift ideas.

Super Chunky Equals Super Fun!

Wool Experts Giant Merino Wool for chunky arm knitting or knitted blankets

Any knitting friend would adore this luxurious wool for knitting or arm knitting a blanket. Beautiful soft giant sized merino wool.

Charm The Knitter In Your Life

Not sorry about the pun 🙂 Gorgeous silver yarn charm bracelets with a selection of cute knitting themed charms.

Best Christmas Gifts For Knitters

 Knitted mini Stockings by BeeDee Collections

Instead of knitting-themed stocking stuffers, why not these knitted mini Stockings? Adorable hanging on a tree or strung together to make a garland.

Personalized Stockings

Traditional colors & fun motifs such as trees, snowflakes, reindeer, Santa, Mrs Claus & Snowpeople. Lettering can be in different colors.

Knitted Christmas Stockings

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The Knitter’s Library – Excellent Knitting Books

Some enjoy reading & knitting. What about both? A perfect way to pass time. Here are a few of my favorites.

I’ve reviewed fabulous knitting books in my article.

Vogue® Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book Completely Revised

This fabulous knitting resource by Vogue Knitting is wonderful for someone’s knitting library. So much knitting basics goodness in this book!

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Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

Crafters need more than 1 stitch dictionary in their resource library. An incredible book full of Japanese stitch patterns.

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Great deals on fantastic audiobooks.

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Time-Saving Solutions So They Can Get Back To Knitting

The Pure Delight Of Neat Yarn Cakes

Unwilling relatives won’t have to hold skeins for hours to be wound into balls when the knitter in their lives receive a yarn winder.

The Stanwood Needlecraft Winder 4 ounce is a workhorse.

I’ve reviewed other yarn winders in this post.

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Yarn Swifts Go Well With Ball Winders

Pair a yarn swift with a ball winder, winding balls is be quick & easy.

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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 & more in this storage bag.

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Woven Basket For Yarn Storage

Make someone’s day by solving the problem of yarn storage. A woven basket for storing a stash in.

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Feelin’ Superfine

Love the pun used on this canvas knitting tote, referring to the Craft Yarn Council Standard Yarn Weight System. A great catchall for knitting items.

Feelin' Superfine Tote Bag by Knit Picks

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Project Bags

JesabelleB Knitting Bag

This linen pouch is reversible. Beige Linen & gray inside with leather tag. The pouch part holds your little things while you work. Makes sense to use this for a knitting travel bag.

Knitting & Cuppas

A hot cup of tea or coffee is an essential of knitting. These mugs will bring smiles to a knitter’s face.

I might look like I'm listening to you but in my head I'm knitting Coffee mug

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Needles, Notions, Tools & Knitting Accessories

Sunstruck Straight Needles Set

Beautifully crafted laminated birch. These sets are lightweight with sharp tapered points, & comfortable.

Includes knitting needles in needle sizes US 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11 (3.50mm-8.00mm.)

Sun Struck Straight needle set by Knit Picks

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Bamboo Circular Interchangeable Knitting Needles

Clover Takumi knitting accessories are enjoyable to use. Their silky finish means the fiber doesn’t catch. Includes 12 needle tips & five cord lengths. You don’t get a choice of cases though.

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Every Time They Use These, They’ll Be Reminded Of You

Opt for a Engraved Pair of Bamboo Needles; choose the wording & font. Size USA 10, 6mm, (UK 4) 13″ long.

The engraved needles have a single line of text, up to 55 characters.

Personalized Knitting Needles

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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

Sparkles the Unicorn Stitch Markers

Add some cuteness to your knitting projects & track rows with these stitch markers (a.k.a stitch stoppers), starring Knit Pick’s mascot, Sparkles the Knitting Unicorn!

Contains 5 total stitch stoppers (4 balls of yarn & one crafty unicorn) on a locking clip. Largest size: US 9.

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Stitch Counter

Knitters can watch their favorite program & not lose count of their knitting project row or the number of stitches. A great budget gift.

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Clover Circular Stitch Holder

A convenient tool for holding stitches giving security. Great for crocheters too.

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Chill Out & Knit

Noise cancelling headphones – For when you don’t want to be disturbed.

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Extra Large Pompom Maker

Who doesn’t like extra large pompoms on knitted hats? Anyone can make large diy pom-poms easily with great results.

Extra Large Pom Pom Maker

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Alpaca Wooden Knitting Gauge

Katrinkles Alpaca Knitting Gauge

Katrinkles makes these gorgeous knitting gauges. The knitting needle gauge’s precise holes are laser cut from hardwood, perfect for measuring knitting needles from sizes 0 to 17.

US sizes & metric measurement are clearly etched above & below each hole to suit every knitter.

Sock Blockers

Spring wooden sock blockers for blocking knitted socks. Different sizing options.

Cable Stitch Needles

When knitting cables these are super convenient. Different sizes, the larger ones hold more stitches.

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Stork Scissors

These sewing scissors brighten the mundane task of cutting loose ends. Good option for a stocking filler.

Knitting’s Done, Time To Block

Knit Picks Blocking kit - blocking mats, blocking wires, pins

Blocking Mats make a knitter’s life easier. The knitted item can be pinned with blocking pins & stretched out.

These show the true beauty of the techniques of lace or knitted fabric.

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Let There Be Light!

Helpful for knitting intricate work & also when sharing a room with others. Works well when using a dark ball of yarn. You can choose the brightness settings. Goes around the neck.

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For Knitters In The Dark

Hard to believe but, glow-in-the-dark needles!

Think of all the dark events where you’ve been unable to knit –

  • A movie theater
  • In bed
  • on the couch
  • Around the campfire

Now you can! It illuminates your work without disturbing others.

Needlelite Lighted Knitting needles

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Stress Relief Gloves

Stress Relief Gloves by Lion Brand

These gloves alleviate pain & stiffness without restricting movement. Lightweight, fingerless & providing support. Great Arthritis gloves for women & men.

Knitting Themed Jewelry & Decorative Pins

Celtic Design Silver Shawl Pin

A lovely knitwear accessory for the lovers of knitted shawls.

Celtic Design Silver Shawl Pin

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Enamel Pins For Knitters

Here’s a cute reminder of the knitting hobby. Attach these pins & yarn charm to knitting bags, totes, a sweater, scarves & knitting accessories.

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Snarky Knitting Pins or Magnets for Knitters | Small Gift for a Knitter | Decorate Your Project Bag

Always room for ‘tongue in cheek’ humor when knitting.

Snarky Knitting Pins

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Dragonfly Beaded Stitch Markers

puppy holding yarn pin

Stitch markers are used to mark pattern changes. Slide them on and off of your knitting needles as needed.

Set includes 1 lead marker with dragonfly charm and 8 matching beaded stitch markers. Rings are closed, smooth, snag free and come in 3 size choices.

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Knitting Mags & Journals – Get A Read (& Write) On!

Pom Pom Quarterly Knitting Subscription

Our readers highly recommend the Pom Pom Quarterly knitting magazine, in print or digitally. Fab project inspiration & covers the four seasons. Fabulous information. Everyone loves this mag.

Pom Pom Magazine

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Knitting Journal

Perfect for knitters who like to keep all their notes, knitting patterns & inspiration in one organized space. Super stylish. Lovely to write in.

Mini Knitting Notebooks

Perfect for jotting down notes. Small enough to stash in a knitting bag. Five different cover designs with a cute flair.

Mini Knitting Notebooks

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Hook Nook Yarn Passport

This 42 page book features swatch pages, grid sketch pages, section dividers, pockets for patterns, photos, & even a space for a photo of your finished projects! 8×12″ in size. Keep track of supplies or anything else.

Wrist Ruler

Wrist Ruler

Chances are your knitter has a ruler but not one of these. Made from leather in the USA. The ruler is in both inch & centimeters.

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Personalized Fabric Labels

Funny Gifts For Knitters

Tongue-in-the-cheek Humor

Made by Barbara of Creativity Happens, this is classy, & keeps yarn from running around. 🙂 Make Grandma laugh!

A fun gift idea!

Holy Sheep Balls Yarn Bowl

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Knit Like Granny Knitting-Themed T-Shirts

Knitting Knowledge Poster

Vintage poster with all sorts of interesting facts about knitting

Knitting Knowledge Poster

A fun poster to place on your wall

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Gifts For Advanced Knitters

Knitting Yarn Guide Ring

Original knitting ring design by Vera. These rings are fabricated with eco-friendly vintage silverware. Can be made to order.

The ring keeps fibers in place for faster knitting or crocheting & helps with consistent tension. Available in a variety of sizes.

A Luxurious Knitting Kit

Create knitting kits from luxurious fiber & a pattern. Look for Cashmere, Silk, Kid Mohair, Fine Merino, & Baby Alpaca.

This kit is the perfect gift to someone without going to a yarn shop. Such style!

Mermaid Wrap Knitting Kit by Lace Knittery

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Chiagoo Twist Tip Interchangeable Complete Set, 4-Inch

Chiagoo 7400-C Twist Tip Interchangeable Needles set

A quality, smooth interchangeable set made of stainless steel, in a knitting needle case. I love knitting with my Chiaogoo needles.

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Manequin Dress Form

Blue 13 Dials Female Fabric Adjustable Mannequin Dress FormClick to Learn More / Buy from Amazon

Universal Yarn Color Kit Hexababy Set 

This makes a wonderfully bright & colorful cardigan for newborns & a hexagonal patch blanket to match. The yarn is Fibra Natura Dona which is 100% extra fine merino 1.75oz/126yds

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Yarn Gifts

It’s fair to say of course 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. A gift card is another idea.

Knit Picks Luxury Yarns

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Knit Afghan Block Of The Month Club

Annie’s Knit Afghan Block-of-the-Month Club is a monthly subscription delivering yarn & instructions to create your own gorgeous afghan.

Knit Crate

KnitCrate Yarn Box monthly subscription has luxury fibers plus crochet & knit patterns.

Yarn Yay

Yarn Yay by Vickie Howell

Each month receive a package of yarn happiness, curated by renowned crafter Vickie Howell.

Included in each Yarn Yay aqua box, are bite-sized portions of artisanal, hand-dyed, or indie mainstay yarn, 2 exclusive patterns — one knit & one crochet, & two specialty items.

Rhythm Knits Hand Dyed Yarn

Aleida Sock
75/25 SW Merino/Nylon
Fingering Weight, 2-ply

Dashing DK
80/10/10 MCN
DK Weight, 4-ply

For beautiful yarn, why not a gorgeous Digital Knitting Pattern from Ravelry?

Ravelry has a huge collection of digital knitting patterns from fabulous designers. Click “Send as Gift” when checking out. (You have to be a member.)

Toad Hollow Hand Dyed Yarn

Gorgeous painted yarns from New Jersey USA. This is Ursula The Sea Witch – Length: 400 Yards; Yarn weight: 1 Fingering & Sock, Fiber: Wool & Nylon.

Knitting Birthday – Great For A Special Someone

Happy Birthday Knitting Card

Loved ones would like this colorful one showcasing their interests. PaperOrThreads create a lot of unique ones & prints them on high-quality stock.

Happy Birthday Card suitable for knitters

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Hand Knitted Fair Isle Socks

Woolmagic Handknitted socks with a floral fairisle pattern in red and white

A lovely any occasion gift for a knitter.

I featured many high-quality & unique items in this gift list & guide. I hope you discover something!

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About Jodie Morgan

Hi. I’m Jodie Morgan, owner and creator of Knit Like Granny. (Yes, I’m a real person :) ) Thanks for being here.

I created Knit Like Granny to help show 1,000,000 people the benefits of knitting & highlight alternatives to fast fashion.

I love knitting and have met so many other fabulous knitters through this site. I enjoy learning and helping others discover the joys of working with yarn.

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6 thoughts on “Gifts for Knitters – 46 Of The Best Knitting Gifts Ideas – Find A Present They’ll Always Remember”

    • Hi Max. I would go with what you think your friend would prefer. No matter the material a yarn bowl is made from, they all keep yarn from running away. Cheers Jodie


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