10 knitting gift ideas

Gifts for knitting lovers

10 knitting gift ideas

There was once a time when knitting was something that was reserved for our grandmas (and their friends).

However, with many of us being stuck indoors, knitting has become the latest cool hobby to try.

And it’s easy to see why. Relaxing, and not to mention a good way of having a digital detox, knitting benefits the mind and the soul.

So, if you’re just starting out, or know someone that adores knitting, these 12 knitting gift ideas are for you. From knitting books to patterns, accessories to bags, there’s something here that’ll complete their knitting kit.

1. Harry Potter Knitting Magic

Knit up in some of your favorite designs from the greatest boy wizard in the world, Harry Potter.

Harry Potter Knitting Magic features beautiful images, fun trivia and of course, fabulous knitting patterns.

Try your hand at making Hermione’s Time Turner Sweater, or the iconic Wizarding Transportation Scarf. 

2. The Knitting Book

Brush up on your knitting skills, or learn some new ones, with the excellent The Knitting Book.

The bible for knitting lovers, the book contains over 250 step-by-step techniques, ranging from basic casting to complicated colorwork.

Keep busy — knitting gift ideas

The Knitting Book also contains 20 projects to test out your skills. Create gorgeous hats, scarves, cushions or blankets, this book will keep boredom at bay.

3. Japanese Fabric Flowers

Turn your knitting attention to something other than hats and scarves.

Japanese Fabric Flowers contains 65 decorative designs that’ll put your knitting skills to the test.

Kanzashi is the Japanese term for fabric flowers. Unique and eye catching, you can use them as accessories on clothing or for home décor.

Whatever their use, they’re sure to brighten up any space.

4. Customized Knitting Bag

Make it all about them, with this practical yet cute customized knitting bag.

Ideal for Christmas, Mother’s Day or birthdays, it’s a gift your knitting enthusiast will use all year long. 

Made from a durable fabric, it’s big enough to carry your knitting kit and a little bit more. The bag comes in white, but there are 15 colors to choose from when personalizing the name.

5. Teamoy Knitting Tote Bag

Look like a knitting pro with this super chic Knitting Tote Bag from Teamoy.

Its unique design makes it easy to carry over your wrist and take with you on the go. Lightweight, the bag’s made from heavy-duty and durable canvas material, which can last for a long time.

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Made just for knitters, the bag has 4 grommets to pull different yarns through, and keep them tangle free. What’s more, the bag also has a back-zip pocket, large enough to carry knitting needles and other supplies.

Available in 4 eye-catching designs, the only trouble you’ll have is deciding which one you like best.

​6. Laborwood Bamboom Yarn Bowl

Give your yarn a good home by storing it in a Laborwood Bamboo Yarn Bowl.

Handmade from natural bamboo, its design ensures that the yarn is pulled smoothly and evenly without getting stuck.

Complete with a protective coating and cover, the bowl’s sturdy and unbreakable. Lightweight and small, the bowl makes a great addition to your knitting lovers’ kit.

7. Glocusent Round Neck Reading Light 

Keep your hands firmly on the knitting needles while the Glocusent Round Neck Reading Light lets you work.

Incredibly useful for your knitting kit, this reading light helps you to clearly see stitches as well as dark colors.

Its unique design sits comfortably around your neck, with adjustable arms to fit accordingly. Good for the eyes, there are 3 brightness levels as well as 3 color temperature modes to suit any environment.

Available in 3 colors, the reading light is battery-powered, and can last up to 80 hours on a full charge.

8. Anpro Crochet Hooks set

Breathe some life into your knitters’ kit by gifting them with this valuable Yarniss Crochet Hooks Set.

The set contains 100 pieces of knitting tools, including sewing needles, aluminium crochet hooks and locking stitch makers.

Each of the crochet hooks has a smooth finish and will not tear the yarn while knitting.

Packaged in a hard-tin case, the set’s portable and also ensures that all your tools are stored in one place.

​9. Mira Handcrafts Acrylic yarn

They’ve got the knitting tools, but now they need some yarn.

This Mira Handcrafts Acrylic yarn bundle is ideal for getting their knitting projects off the ground. It includes 12 yarn skeins in an array of bright colors, and 7 ebooks with multiple yarn patterns.

Ideal for beginners and even for kids, spend countless hours creating colorful flowers, pompoms or even stuffed adorable amigurumi. 

10. F*** off I’m knitting mug

Enjoy a steaming mug of tea or coffee while knitting, with this novelty F*** off I’m knitting mug.

Ceramic made, the mug and coaster are white while the letters are in colorful print. Dishwasher and microwave safe, the mug and coaster will make a great addition to any knitting lovers’ kit.

How about you? Are you a knitting enthusiast, or do you have one in your life? Which gift would you / they most like to receive? Let me know in the comments below.

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Lisa Rivera

Lisa Rivera



Welcome to my site! I'm Lisa, founder of Following the Rivera. I write primarily for a ‘flashpacker’ audience, a demographic (late 20s onward) that enjoys glamping over camping and staying at boutique/luxury boutique hotels. Flashpackers also like to indulge in the local food and wine, cultural activities, as well as a spot of wellness on their travels. Want to know more? Read on....



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