Our round-up of the best Christmas gifts for knitters
If you’re in need of Christmas gift ideas this year with which to treat the fellow knitters in your life – or to add to your own wishlist! – then look no further. We’ve put together a selection of must-have knitting gifts that you’ll love! Start dropping hints now, we reckon…
Design your own patterns for both hand knitting and machine knitting using built-in templates and stitch patterns, which can be altered to suit your needs, with DesignaKnit9. You can even draw your own patterns if you have a specific look in mind. Over 200 hand knitting stitch symbols, abbreviations and instructions are built in, and you can save people’s measurements, turn photos into stitch patterns and print patterns on your home printer.
The Knitty Critters
This adorable Knitty Critter Kit includes all the materials required to make your own cute and cuddly Christmas gnome. He will make the most perfect gift or home décor item! Suitable for accomplished beginners, he’s a must! When finished, this delightful character measures 40cm x 40cm x 25cm. Available from johnlewis.com
A Bit Woolly
Celebrate in ‘Woolly Style’ with A Bit Woolly this Christmas. The Knit & Purl Christmas cards with hilarious puns are great to send to friends, and the Opal mini balls and the Snowman and Penguin knitting needles from Funky Needles will make great stocking fillers. A Bit Woolly have a variety of fabulous yarns, accessories, patterns and books which will also make fabulous gifts!
What’s a crafter’s perfect gift? Time. Bring your hobby on holiday to Gartmore House for a relaxing, craft-filled retreat in the heart of Scotland. Enjoy the time to work on your favourite craft and satisfy that creative craving. Choose from over 40 different art, craft, and activity courses. Head over to gartmorehouse.com for all of the upcoming holiday dates.
All Stitched Up
At All Stitched Up, Faversham, everyone loves Christmas. Stocking lots of kits, books, fabric, yarn, and haberdashery to help with your Christmas crafting, All Stitched Up also have lots of gifting ideas to fill your stockings. Check out the website and get free delivery for all orders over £20.
The Knitting Gift Shop
Designed by Tricia from The Knitting Gift Shop, these extremely popular and unique Christmas decoration knitting kits make perfect gifts. Available individually or in gift sets, they contain everything you need to make the cutest little Christmas tree decorations including hand dyed British wool and locally made wooden figures.
The London Yarn Company
The London Yarn Company based in South London specialises in natural fibres and hand dyed yarn. They have a wide range of gifts available including the amazing handmade project bags! Available to purchase from the shop in Bromley or from londonyarn.co.uk
Kraft Work Yarns
A warm Yuletide welcome awaits you at Kraft Work Yarns, where you can find yarn and so much more. Kraft Work Yarns are stockists of Bernat, Caron, James C. Brett, Scheepjes, Stylecraft, Rico Design, Rowan and West Yorkshire Spinners, along with handmade seasonal gifts, bespoke kits and an ever-growing range of haberdashery.
The Wizarding World Knit Kits from Hero Collector are here with fabulous knitting boxes to help fans create officially licensed Wizarding World accessories. Each kit comes fully stocked with all the materials and patterns fans need to weave a little magic of their own – a Mrs. Weasley approved Christmas gift! Find them here.