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

Colorful yarn knitted on wooden needles

Scroll through my list of great knitting gifts and gift ideas.

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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.

Becozi Giant Blanket

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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

 Knitted mini Stockings by BeeDee Collections

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.

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Personalized Stockings

CampKitschyKnits have these designs in traditional colors and fun motifs such as trees, snowflakes, reindeer, Santa, Mrs Claus and Snowpeople.

Knitted Christmas Stockings

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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. 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.

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People Knitting: A Century of Photographs

Photographs of knitting from the 1860s-1960s. Fabulous captures of people doing their passion, through the years.

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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.

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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.

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Yarn Swifts Go Hand In Hand With Ball Winders

Pair a swift with a ball winder, winding balls is be quick and 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 and more.

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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.

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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. Any knitter would have a little chuckle.

Feelin' Superfine Tote Bag by Knit Picks

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Project Bag

JesabelleB Knitting Bag

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.

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

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.)

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. The set includes 12 needle tips and five cord lengths.

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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 and 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 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.

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Stitch Counter

Knitters can watch their favorite program and have confidence they haven’t lost count of their knitting project rows.

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Clover Circular Stitch Holder

A convenient tool for holding stitches.

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Chill Out and Knit

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

BOSE Noise Cancelling Headphones SilverClick 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.

Extra Large Pom Pom Maker

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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.”

Wooden Knitting Gauge

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Sock Blockers

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.

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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.

Owl Scissors by Knit Picks

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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.

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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.

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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.

Needlelite Lighted Knitting needles

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Stress Relief Gloves

Stress Relief Gloves by Lion Brand

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.

Celtic Design Silver Shawl Pin

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Enamel Pins For Knitters

These pins and a yarn charm can be attached to knitting bags, totes, a sweater, scarves and 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’ and humor when knitting.

Snarky Knitting Pins

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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.

Pom Pom Magazine

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Knitting Journal

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.

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 and photos, and even a space for photos of your finished projects! 8×12″ in size.

Wrist Ruler

Wrist Ruler

Made from leather in the USA. The ruler is in both inch and centimeters.

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Personalized Fabric Labels

Funny Gifts For Knitters

Tongue-in-the-cheek Humor

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!

Holy Sheep Balls Yarn Bowl

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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.

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. I love knitting with my Chiaogoo needles, the cable doesn’t kink and it helps my speed.

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Manequin Dress Form

Blue 13 Dials Female Fabric Adjustable Mannequin 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.

Knit Like A Lativian

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Yarn Gifts

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.

Knit Picks Luxury Yarns

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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.

Knit Crate

KnitCrate Yarn Box montly subscription has luxury fibers plus crochet and knit patterns.

Yarn Yay

Yarn Yay by Vickie Howell

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

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

Dashing DK
80/10/10 MCN
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.

Happy Birthday Card suitable for knitters

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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.

Navy blue and white Fair Isle socks

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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?

The gifts are sure to please 🙂 To help others, please share it on social media. Thank you!

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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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