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Great Gift Ideas for Knitters

By Sixty and Me January 28, 2024 Hobbies

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 pastime,” 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.

Here are our 10 favorite gifts for Knitters:

  1. Personalized “Made By” Labels – Design made-to-order personalized labels for the knitter that she can sew to their knitted creations.
  2. Personalized Yarn Bowl – This customized yarn bowl is personalized with your favorite knitter’s name on it.
  3. Personalized Notebook – A dedicated notebook to jot down ideas, stitches, and more. 
  4. Vogue Knitting magazine Subscription – Make sure that she gets the magazine every month by purchasing a subscription.
  5. Knitting Wine Charms – Wine-loving knitters who also enjoy entertaining will love these knitting-inspired wine charms.
  6. Blocking Mats for Knitting & Crochet Projects – KnitIQ Blocking Mats, with precise grid lines and 0.75″ thick foam, offer a stable surface for pinning, making them an ideal gift for crafting enthusiasts.
  7. Knitting Backpack Organizer – Excellent gift for the on-the-go knitter! 
  8. Yarn Cutter Pendant on Leather – Another great gift for a knitter is the handcrafted Clover brand yarn cutter pendant
  9. Travel Knitting Bag – made from a blend of organic cotton and recycled plastic bottles.
  10. Desk Organizer – A mug or an organizer that can store pens, scissors, and other desk items.

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. 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 Knitting 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!

Blocking Mats for Knitting & Crochet Projects

The KnitIQ Blocking Mats

The KnitIQ Blocking Mats ensure precise alignment with grid lines for flawless knitting or crocheting projects. The 0.75″ thick foam material makes pinning effortless, providing a stable surface to prevent shifting. Heat-resistant and ready to use, it’s an ideal gift for crafting enthusiasts.

Knitting Bag Backpack

Knitting Bag Backpack

For the on-the-go knitter! This yarn storage organizer bag is water resistant and can carry several yarn balls, knitting needles, crochet hooks, and other accessories.

Yarn Cutter Pendant on Leather

Clover brand yarn cutter pendant

An excellent gift for a knitter is the handcrafted Clover brand yarn cutter pendant, quite stylish with a 36-inch premium leather necklace, a unique and thoughtful addition to their crafting essentials.

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.

Desk Organizer

Desk Organizer

Store pens, scissors, and other desk items in this organizer that can also be used as a mug.

Novelty Mug

Novelty Mug

Give the ultimate funny knitting gift! Ideal for Christmas, birthdays, Mother’s Day, or Secret Santa, this mug is the perfect present for any knitting enthusiast, guaranteed to bring a smile.

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!

Yarn Stash Puzzle

Yarn Stash Puzzle

Does your knitter also love to do jigsaw puzzles? Combine the two pastimes and give her a yarn stash puzzle.

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.

Sleep Eat Knit Knitting Clock

Sleep Eat Knit Knitting Clock

Personalize a knitting large wall clock with the knitter’s name. Sleep, Eat, Knit!

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.

18 Pairs Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles Set

Circular Knitting Needles Set

These Circular Knitting Needles Set are made from lightweight bamboo wood. No chemical smell, and these needles are smoother and great for joint pain. The set includes 18 sizes, marked for easy selection, making it perfect for DIY lovers, beginners, and travelers, all neatly organized in a convenient storage case.

Mix and Match Mini Tools for Knitting, Spinning and Crochet

Mix and Match Mini Tools for Knitting, Spinning and Crochet

Over 40 hand made wooden tools to choose from.

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.

Let’s Have a Conversation:

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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