If you are not a knitter yourself, it can be really hard to know what sort of gifts will be useful. Most people think that giving some high-quality yarn is all it takes but it’s best to leave that sort of decision to an expert. So, what sorts of gifts do knitters want? We asked the knitters in our lives what items they want most and their answers were not disappointing. Most of the knitting gear they want is modestly priced making these gifts not only desirable for knitters but also easy on your budget.
From always in-demand knitting supplies to gadgets that improve a knitter’s experience, there is no shortage of great gifts for knitters out there. Discover which item is right for your loved one below!
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Herrschners Wrist Ruler Accessory
$18.30 at the time of publication.
There’s a pretty good chance that the knitter in your life has a ruler to aid them in their projects but they likely don’t have one like this! A tape ruler is a boring gift but this, very cute one that fits on the wrist is another story. It’s great for those who knit on the go!
Clover Knitting Stitch Counter Mini Kacha-Kacha
$7.68 at the time of publication.
A row counter is an excellent gift at a great price. It takes the tedious work of keeping up with rows out of the equation. Every time they finish a row, they can press the top down, and it counts the row for them.
KnitIQ Blocking Mats for Knitting – Extra Thick Blocking Boards
$42.99 at the time of publication.
If your knitter often makes sweaters or anything that must be sewn together, a blocking board would be helpful. These mats stretch designs out and make sure that all pieces are the right size before they are put together.
Knitter’s Knit Blocking & Pins Kit
$23.26 at the time of publication.
If you know the knitter in your life is already using blocking mats, one of the best things you can give them is knit-blocker needles. It’s a hassle dealing with all of the individual pins. But, with this kit, your knitter can stick the pins in all at once. They will be much more fortified than traditional pins.
Bamboo Needle Double Point 8″ Long Size 3
$9.10 at the time of publication.
These needles are perfect for the knitter in your life who creates a lot of socks. With four needles, you do not want them to be too sharp or they can easily get snagged. These needles from Crystal Palace are the right kind of sharp and are very smooth which means things will slide perfectly.
Rosewood Crafted Wooden Yarn Storage Bowl With Carved Holes
$37.99 at the time of publication.
A work of art that serves a purpose? You bet! This handsome yarn bowl can act as a catchall for all of your knitter’s gear. Or, it can be used exclusively for yarn with a little groove that allows the yarn to be pulled through.
Knit Picks Hand Operated Yarn Ball Winder
$19.99 at the time of publication.
Knit Picks Ball Winder helps knitters transform yarn hanks and skeins into compact center-pull cakes that sit nicely while you knit and crochet. It’s easy to assemble and to break down for storage when not in use. Further, it is a breeze to use.
Knit Picks Wooden Umbrella Yarn Swift
$59.99 at the time of publication.
This Knit Picks Yarn Swift holds your loved one’s hanks or skeins of yarn as they wind them into balls and it folds down for compact and convenient storage. The “handle” can be attached to the edge of a table or other surface for ease of use.
Bosajewel Bamboo Personalized Knitting Needles
$13.09 at the time of publication.
More of a novelty gift than anything else, you can personalize some knitting needles for your loved one with their name or a message you know will resonate with them.
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Numbers 0 to 9 Snag Free Stitch Marker
$24.99 at the time of publication.
Stitch markers are essential for every knitter and these are some of the prettiest you can give. Most are practical but these offer a bit more warmth and charm. These little rings mark the number of stitches a knitter has within the row so they don’t have to count them. They are also extremely useful when knitting cables!
There you go! We hope you found the right knitting gift for your friend or loved one. Knitting is such a beloved hobby by those who are enthusiasts so go ahead and celebrate their passion with one of these knitter-approved gifts!
Andrew is an Assistant Editor for Mamas Uncut with over ten years of experience as a writer in the creative, marketing, and blogging spaces. After studying Film and Art History, he developed a passion for telling stories in a variety of mediums. Obsessively making lists, reporting celebrity news, and diving into emerging pop cultural topics are a few of his interests.
- 1 Herrschners Wrist Ruler Accessory
- 2 Clover Knitting Stitch Counter Mini Kacha-Kacha
- 3 KnitIQ Blocking Mats for Knitting – Extra Thick Blocking Boards
- 4 Knitter’s Knit Blocking & Pins Kit
- 5 Bamboo Needle Double Point 8″ Long Size 3
- 6 Rosewood Crafted Wooden Yarn Storage Bowl With Carved Holes
- 7 Knit Picks Hand Operated Yarn Ball Winder
- 8 Knit Picks Wooden Umbrella Yarn Swift
- 9 Bosajewel Bamboo Personalized Knitting Needles
- 10 Numbers 0 to 9 Snag Free Stitch Marker
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