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.

1. F*** Off, I’m Knitting

This mug is perfect for passive-aggressive knitters that just want to work in peace. Guaranteed to get a good laugh, the knitter who receives this mug is sure to enjoy their morning coffee (or tea, if you prefer that).

2. Wooden Yarn Bowl

This yarn bowl makes knitting easier without having to constantly worry about the yarn getting tangled. Plus, who doesn’t love a stylish wooden bowl to use for knitting?

3. Dr. Seuss-Inspired Mug for Knitters

This mug is another one that’ll surely make you giggle. Now your favorite knitter friend will be able to make a joke about where they like to knit!

4. 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.

5. Knitting Is Cheaper Than Therapy

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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. Donald Trump Coffee Mug

This one’s for all the political knitters out there. This funny mug is another perfect gift for someone that just needs a good laugh every morning.

14. 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!

15. 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.

16. 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.

17. Heartbeat Hoodie

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

A fun gift for nurses who love knitting.

18. The Colorwork Bible

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.

19. Yarnivore Shirt

Another round of giggles coming your way! Knitters practice and work so much that they may as well eat the yarn too!

20. I Knit Periodically Shirt

This nerdy shirt is the best gift for someone who has a love of knitting AND science. Plus, the puns are too hard to resist!

21. Education Knitting Notebook

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

22. Man Myth Knitting Legend Notebook

For the male knitters out there, we’ve found another notebook that you can use. Men can knit too!

23. I Practice Stitch Craft

I mean, come on. Knitting is BASICALLY magic, right? Right.

24. 100 Knits Book

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!

25. The Knitter’s Dictionary

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!

26. Coffeehouse Knits

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.

27. Knitting Bag

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.

28. 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.

29. Knit Picks Kit

This knit picks kit has all the needles you’ll need, including a yarn bowl and storage bag. Definitely a must-have when you’re just starting out or need to restock!

30. Living Room Recliner

For our final special gift, we recommend a recliner chair that can come in a variety of colors. After all, every knitter needs a comfortable knitting chair so they can relax while creating their newest masterpiece!

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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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