15+ Best Knitting Gifts for 2020: A Weaver's Guide

Knitting is an incredibly rewarding hobby, but non-weavers often see it as an enigma. If you've never worked a single stitch, finding the perfect gift for a knitter can be a challenge. To answer all your questions, I have put together this list of more than 15 simple gifts for weavers. You can also check out my blog post on 25 Things Every Weaver Needs, but this list will address the challenges of finding a gift for an upcoming birthday or Christmas in a more direct and practical way.I have been knitting for more than 30 years and I will share with you all my tips and past experiences here.

You can find my list of the best hand dyed yarns here. It is better to buy two skeins and not just one. Therefore, with two skeins, the gifted will have a lot more options in terms of using the yarn.If you're not sure what gift to buy, you can always get a good Etsy coupon (you can buy them here). Don't buy one from Amazon or something like that, your choice of knitting items is much more limited.

Looking for inexpensive gifts for weavers? Then stitch markers could be a good option. You should know that some projects involve 400 stitches or more on the needles.And it's very easy to lose the account. To avoid this, use small loops between the stitches so that you can mark important sections of your pattern. Yarn likes to run (and cats DO like to play with knitting) and you might not want to place it on the floor where it can get dirty, to begin with.

Here is a beautiful selection of different wool bowls. Now, don't think about mugs that say “I love knitting. So why not buy a nice mug with a little sheep?I have found that the Yarn Boss fleece bag is my favorite bag for home use and for knitting on the go. Made of durable canvas with an attached handle and adjustable shoulder strap, the bag is small enough to carry easily (10.5 inches high by 10 inches wide) but large enough to hold most of the work in progress and all the necessary supplies.

Pun lovers will never want to take off this cute shirt, which is made of 100% jersey cotton, so it's super soft.Do you want to buy them new quality needles? You can't do better than this deluxe set, which comes with 13 sizes of needle tips, six cords, 20 stitch markers and a set of magnets, all packed in a faux leather case that doubles as a pattern holder. The Woolery Winder and Speed Combo or Loopy Mango My First Hat Kit are also great options.A weaver usually only needs one of each of these things, so be sure to check them out first. The only thing that could make this wine glass better would be to give it away together with a bottle of wine, just saying. You don't need to understand the distinctions between British and American stitch names (or even know how to hold a pair of knitting needles, tbqh) to find a great gift for a knitter.I have known weavers who finished a piece and never wore it because they hated knitting on the tips so much.

If you can't afford to give your weaver both a speed and a ball winder, the speed one is the one you should receive. If your loved one loves knitting socks, these would be some great ideas to make him smile this season.With such a variety of sizes, just about any type of thread will slip so you can weave the ends or sew seams on any woven piece. The tips combine with their famous smooth, kink-free red lace cords (also included) to make 24″ (60 cm), 32″ (80 cm) and 40″ (100 cm) circular needles.These patterns aren't limited to socks, Stephanie has designed a plethora of creative and unique uses for self-striped yarn to keep any knitter entertained. If you bought it together with the Chiaogoo Mini Twist sock knitting set, your loved one would have literally every needle size he could need for everything from the largest gauge socks to the thickest sweaters.If you are looking for unusual gifts for weavers, then weaving inspired jewelry (such as these earrings or this necklace) could be a very good idea.

Below, I've put together five essentials to add to your knitting bag, all ideal for both experienced and novice knitters.I received a lot of gifts in my life and I can tell you what mistakes to avoid and how to do it right and surprise a weaver the right way.

Jane MacDonald
Jane MacDonald

I am of the author and owner of I Love Knitting. I first learned to knit when I was around five years old, and stop doing it when I hit my teens! I than picked it back up when I had my first child, and have since taught all three of my children to knit.

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