30 Best Gifts for Knitters That Will Hook Them

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Some people just love to knit. They may knit to pass the time or to make gifts for others (which we love, am I right?). Why not fuel their favorite pastime by giving them knitting gifts that they will actually love? We’ve found the best gifts for knitters – some that are useful and some that are just pretty awesome – and we guarantee they will drop their yarn when they see these awesome ideas.

Best Gifts for Knitters They’ll Actually Love

First off, while it may not feel exciting to give a gift card, funding their next knitting project is actually a great gift idea. Especially if they are an advanced knitter, you may not know exactly what materials they may want or need for a specific project.

For a beginner knitter, an assortment of knitting needles, balls of yarn, new patterns, and knitting books make useful gift options. If all else fails, here are some good gifts that your knitting friend will most likely enjoy receiving. We think they are cool anyway.

F*** Off I'm Knitting Mug

This humorous and cheeky mug is designed to bring a smile to the face of any passive-aggressive knitter who just wants to work in peace. With its bold, playful text, this mug is sure to become a favorite companion for cozy knitting sessions whether they're enjoying a relaxing evening at home or attending a knitting club meeting.

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Inanosa Rosewood Yarn Bowl

Crafted with precision and care from luxurious rosewood, this yarn bowl is not just a functional accessory; it's a work of art. With a cleverly carved yarn guide, this bowl ensures that a knitter's yarn smoothly flows as they work, preventing snags, knots, and frustration. This elegant bowl is a must-have for any knitting enthusiast, combining form and function effortlessly.

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Handheld Milestone Marker

Crafted with precision from durable brass and mineral glass, this elegant tool ensures comfortable knitting while marking important milestones. Its compact design adds a touch of luxury to any knitting project, making it a thoughtful and practical gift for avid knitters. Surprise the knitting enthusiast in your life with this Brass Handheld Milestone Marker, and watch their creativity and love for knitting flourish as they commemorate their progress and accomplishments with each project. It's more than a tool; it's a cherished keepsake that captures the heart and soul of knitting.

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Knitting Bag Yarn Storage

Need a place to store all your knitting tools and yarn? This bag is one of the more useful gifts for knitters. It comes in three different colors and is the perfect way to store all those knitting supplies.

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All I Want To Do Is Knit and Drink Wine Notebook

This notebook is the perfect addition for anyone who loves making notes about what to knit next or for what measurements they used.

It can also, you know, log things that aren't knitting-related.

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Knitting Is Cheaper Than Therapy T-Shirt

Now, for most people, knitting is a very calming, therapeutic activity. Why go to therapy when you can just knit your sadness away?

Scarf not included, you have to make it yourself.

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Knit-Wise Subscription Box

Cratejoy subscription box for knitters

Knit-Wise delivers everything you need to create a handmade project…no experience necessary. This subscription is an easy and affordable way to pick up a useful skill or support your favorite hobby! This subscription box is an excellent gift for beginner knitters.

I Need a HUGe Amount Of Yarn Sign

I need a hug gift for knitters

This wooden sign is a great way to add knitting-related decor to your home. This is especially great for a Modern Farmhouse-styled home or one that has a lot of light creamy colors. Pairs well with a “Live, Laugh, Love” sign.

Knitting Takes Balls Yarn Hugger

knitting takes balls gifts for knitters

Another one of the more PG-13 gifts for knitters, this yarn hugger is sure to make anyone laugh while making their knitting easier.

Teal Ceramic Yarn Bowl

teal bowl gifts for knitters

This yarn bowl is on the more beautiful, fancy side of gifts. It doubles as beautiful decor while being useful and holding the current yarn of choice. Perfect for someone that loves pottery or simply wants something a little nicer than a plain bowl. Your yarn lover will love this small gift for sure.

Knitting Mug Gift Box

knitting gift box gifts for knitters

Ever wanted to get a gift box themed around knitting? Then this is the perfect gift for you! It comes with stationary and other goodies just for you. We think this is one of the best Christmas gifts on our list, but honestly it’s a great gift option year-round.

If You Can Read This, Please Bring Me My Knitting Socks

These socks are the perfect gag gift for anyone who 1) wears socks around the house and 2) loves knitting! Sure to keep your feet warm while you work on knitting another pair of socks.

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It's Not Hoarding If It's Yarn Hoodie

It's not truly hoarding when each ball of yarn gets used in the end right?

... Right?

Your crafty friends will get a chuckle out of this gift and will love staying cozy while creating their next project.

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Master Procrasti-Knitter Shirt

This shirt comes in a variety of color schemes, so you'll be able to pick the one you like most. Plus, it's just a fact of life that knitters love to procrasti-knit!

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A Very Knotty, Knotty Hooker Mug

This one's for the naughty knitters out there. If you have a dirty mind, this one's perfect for you - just be prepared for questions from the kids, if you have any.

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Don't Talk To Me I'm Counting iPhone Case

Ever wanted to have an iPhone case related to knitting? Don't worry, we found one for you! This one comes in different sizes too, so you're sure to find the right one for your phone.

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Knitters Heartbeat Hoodie

Knitting is love. Knitting is life. Knitting is the key to your life support. Knitting is on this hoodie.

This makes a fun gift for nurses who love knitting.

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The Colorwork Bible: Techniques and Projects for Colorful Knitting

This book is great for knitters of any experience, be it beginner or advanced. It includes many knitting techniques and is sure to be thoroughly read through and bookmarked.

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Education Knitting Notebook

This notebook is another great way for you to write down measurements, knitting ideas, or anything you can think of!

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100 Knits: Interweave's Ultimate Pattern Collection

Need a new project to cast on? Looking for something new that'll hook you? This ultimate pattern collection will be sure to catch your eye and give you lots of great ideas and inspiration!

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The Knitter's Dictionary: Knitting Know-How from A to Z

Ball winder? Yarn swifts? Skeins of yarn and stitch markers?? This dictionary is the perfect resource for anyone of any skill level when it comes to knitting. Plus, there's always something new to discover with this guide!

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Coffeehouse Knits: Knitting Patterns and Essays with Robust Flavor

Why not sip as you stitch? Inspired by the ritual of drinking coffee while you knit, this book contains 20 different robust patterns for you to work on and enjoy.

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Acrylic Yarn Skeins

Need some more yarn? This set includes 24 different acrylic yarn skeins, each in every color of the rainbow! Perfect for if you have a larger project or just want to stock up.

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Eden would rather be shopping for herself or her cat, Moon, but instead she’s writing gift suggestions for you. She’s pretty into plants, pets of all varieties, gaming, books, yoga, music, and mental health, so you’ll see her gift suggestions centered around those themes. When she isn’t writing, she’s probably working on some amazing digital coloring art. Check her out on IG @edenfeeden

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