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Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters

By Sixty and Me December 01, 2020 Lifestyle

Do you have a knitter in your life? Are you a knitter yourself? Knitting is a very popular hobby and is gaining a notable following.

It once was thought of as a “grandma passtime,” but now younger generations are getting in on the trend as well. Knitting, crocheting, and even macramé have all made a considerable comeback over the last years.

If there’s one good thing about 2020 it’s that it will have created more knitters on the planet.

Are you looking for the perfect gift for the knitter in your life? Or maybe you want to gently send hints to your family and friends who are wondering what to get you for Christmas. Forward them this article with our curated list of great gift ideas for knitters and hint at your favorite ones.

Personalized “Made By” Labels

Personalized “Made By” Labels

Knitters can personalize and brand their work with their names. Order made-to-order personalized labels for them that they can attach to their knitted creations. Excellent personal touch!

Personalized Yarn Bowl

Personalized Yarn Bowl

There are lots of yarn bowls on the market today, but they are not all created equal. This customized yarn bowl is personalized with your favorite knitter’s name on it.

Personalized Notebook

Personalized Notebook

Knitters like to take notes of their work and their stitches and also like to jot down future projects. What better way to do that than with this personalized notebook.

Vogue Knitting Magazine Subscription

Vogue Knitting Magazine Subscription

Vogue Knitting magazine is full of useful information for active knitters. Get your special knitter a yearly subscription so that they have the magazine delivered straight to their door.

Knitting Wine Charms

Knitting Wine Charms

Wine-loving knitters who also enjoy entertaining will love these knitting inspired wine charms. Each charm is different and designed to clasp around the stem of each wine glass so that each guest can easily identify their glass. Cheers!

Knitting Row Counter

Knitting Row Counter

Every knitter needs a knitting row counter. They come in all shapes and sizes. We like this one because it has a steel back that can attach to magnetic surfaces and windows that magnify the numbers so they can clearly see which row they are on. Never miss a stitch again with this nifty knitting row counter!

Vogue Knitting Live

Vogue Knitting Live

Your knitter friends may be missing their knitting get-togethers while we are still grappling with our new normal that is 2020. Most of us have become creative and have learned to do more things online – Zoom is everyone’s new best friend. These live online classes are new options for knitters to get together and learn from each other.

Couch Arm Knitting Caddy

Couch Arm Knitting Caddy

Help your knitting friend stay organized with this useful couch arm knitting caddy. No more looking for the lost knitting tools. Everything is neatly stored in one place.

Travel Knitting Bag

Travel Knitting Bag

Perfect gift for the knitters on the go. Offer them this convenient travel knitting bag made from a blend of organic cotton and recycled plastic bottles.

Fun Knitting Mug

Fun Knitting Mug

We love this cute and fun mug that is a perfect gift for the knitting enthusiast who also likes their cup of tea.

Knitting Needles and Wool Earrings

Knitting Needles and Wool Earrings

How cute are these earrings! These handmade silver yarn and needles earrings are sure to please your stylish knitting friend.

Wooden Sock Blockers

Wooden Sock Blockers

Adjustable sock blockers should be in every sock knitter’s bag. This is an excellent gift for the sock knitting enthusiast on your list.

Set of 60 Hexagon Stitch Markers

Set of 60 Hexagon Stitch Markers

These stitch markers are snag free and are perfect to mark a place on the knitting in progress without worrying about getting markers tangled up with the yarn. They’re quite stylish and modern!

Sea Watercolor Illustration

Sea Watercolor Illustration

This beautiful watercolor knitted sea illustration will look lovely hanging in any knitter’s home.

Personalized Ball of Wool Coasters

Personalized Ball of Wool Coasters

These cute and colorful yarn ball coasters are handmade and personalized with the knitter’s name.

Keyring with Charms

Keyring with Charms

A beautiful “Love to Knit” brooch with knitting-inspired charms on a keyring is the perfect gift for all the knitters on your list.

Paperclip Bookmark Knitting Needles and Yarn

Paperclip Bookmark Knitting Needles and Yarn

If your knitting friend is also a book lover, what a better sock stuffer than a fabric paperclip bookmark with printed knitting needles and yarn?

Neck Light

Neck Light

Neck lights are not just for reading in bed. These are great for knitters and crafters as well. Your knitter’s work will be nicely lit so that they don’t miss a stitch.

Portable Knitting Bag

Portable Knitting Bag

The perfect bag to store all the knitting supplies in a safe place that they can bring wherever they’re going.

The Ultimate Knitting Book

The Ultimate Knitting Book

This classic book should be on every knitter’s bookshelf. It has been published for many years now but regularly gets revised and updated. Great for beginners and also for seasoned knitters who need some refreshers.

Yarn Winder

Yarn Winder

No more winding yarn into balls by hand with this helpful yarn winder. The device easily creates handy yarn balls in a jiffy.

Light Knitting Needles

Light Knitting Needles

Pretty sure your knitting buddy doesn’t have a pair of these. Glow in the dark lighted knitting needles are perfect when knitting with dark yarn or in low-lighting.

Cat Knitting Needle Gauge

Cat Knitting Needle Gauge

Needle gauges are a staple in every knitter’s accessory bag. These cute wooden needle gauges are an excellent gift for the cat-loving knitters on your list.

Monthly Subscription Yarn Box

Monthly Subscription Yarn Box

Sign your knitter up for a subscription box filled with exciting knitting projects delivered straight to their door. Pick from a single delivery box or a monthly subscription for the number of months that you choose. The gift that keeps on giving even after the holidays have passed!

Personalized Knitting Needles

Personalized Knitting Needles

Last but not least, personalized bamboo knitting needles are sure to be a hit with your knitting friend. Write their name or their favorite saying on the needles.

Are you a knitter? What’s your favorite gift on our list? Do you have any to add? Have you ever received a gift made for knitters? Tell us about it. Let’s have a conversation!

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The Author

Sixty and Me is a community of over 500,000 women over 60 founded by Margaret Manning. Our editorial team publishes articles on lifestyle topics including fashion, dating, retirement and money.

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