56 of the best craft kits for adults
Want to pick up a new hobby? Then read on to find over 50 craft kits for adults in a range of different crafts.
Craft kits are the perfect opportunity for people of all ages to get into craft. There's craft kits designed specifically for kids, teens and even adults so that you can pick up a new skill. From Etsy to Amazon, craft kits for adults are becoming more and more popular and there's one for every discipline! Whether you want to try your hand at sewing, woodwork, knitting or embroidery there is a kit out there with your name on it.
We've collected 50 of the top craft kits for adults in ten different crafts so you can really see the range available on the market. We've selected five craft kits for adults per craft from both top sellers and independent designer-makers. If you know what type of craft kit you're looking for click the craft below to be taken straight to that section!
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- Sewing craft kits for adults
- Mosaic craft kits for adults
- Woodcraft kits for adults
- Crochet craft kits for adults
- Knitting craft kits for adults
- Macrame craft kits for adults
- Weaving craft kits for adults
- Papercraft kits for adults
- Embroidery craft kits for adults
- Cross stitch craft kits for adults
- Basket weaving craft kits for adults
If you're new to sewing and need a little help with the basics make sure you read our beginners guide to sewing and browse our best sewing machines for beginners guide to pick up your first machine! We also have a ton of sewing patterns for beginners too.
3D car kit
Piece together your very own army jeep with this wonderful woodcraft kit! Made from 369 plywood pieces, you wont need to fiddle with any shaping as they come pre-cut, you'll simply have to navigate the puzzle by slotting them together.
Each element has been laser cut to provide accurate and smooth slotting which ultimately creates the incredibly detailed design when it's complete.
You may need some assistance with a soft tool to push some of the smaller and more intricate pieces together, but there's a guide attached to make sure you're on the right track.
Sew your own pencil case craft kit
Get your Great British Sewing Bee on with Sew Your Own's craft kit for adults. Sew Your Own have a whole host of sewing craft kits for adults in their Etsy shop. They're all great beginner projects just like this pencil case kit and come with everything you need to start making.
Leather glasses craft kit
This craft kit for adults is for those of you experienced sewists who want to try something a little different. Move away from fabrics and try leather with Artisans leather glasses case kit. Choose from three colours of Italian vegetable leather and start making your own leather creation today.
Face masks sewing craft kit
Crafty Kit Compay's craft kit for adults including everything you need to make 4 masks in adult, teenage or child sizes. You can both hand sew or machine sew this project meaning it's perfect for crafters of all abilities.
Quay Owl Woodcraft kit
Learn all the basics of constructing wooden sculptures with Quay's friendly owl kit. This woodcraft kit for adults would make a fab gift as it's completely beginner-friendly.
It has a very simple, easy to follow numbering system to make sure the pieces going exactly where they're meant to be, and if it gets at all tricky there's also a handy step by step guide available online.
Once complete the construction stands at 18 centimetres tall and would make a fun and quirky ornament for a bookshelf or desk.
Scrunchie sewing craft kit
This super-affordable craft kit for adults is by Frock Chick Clothing. The kit includes everything you need to make your very own scrunchie. We love how eco-friendly this kit is - each box includes fabric that would have ended up in landfill!
Whale cushion craft kit for adults
Sew your own cuddly whale pal with Windswept Girlie's super cute sewing craft kit for adults. It's a really simple make and all the materials are sourced from Cornwall.
Sew on Sew Forth's jelly roll craft kit for adults
Sew on Sew Forth have a range of craft kits for adults with everything from embroidery kits to cross stitch kits to these fab jelly roll bag kits. Everything you need to sew your own colourful bag is included making it perfect for keen sewists and quilters. Choose which colorway you like best and sew up your new summer staple.
Sea glass coasters craft kit
Mosaic craft kits for adults don't come more beautiful than Montet Mosaics gorgeous sea glass coasters. This unquie craft kit for adults comes with everything you need including a beautiful selection of earthy toned seaglass. You'll be able to create 4 coasters and no two will be the same.
Mosaic mirror craft kit
Create a fabulous mosaic mirror with Crafty You Crafty Me's mosaic craft kit for adults. It's the ideal project for those of you wanting to try something different from traditional tile mosaics. You can hang your creation in your home and show it off to all your pals.
Lemon tile craft kit for adults
We all need some fruity mosaic craft kits for adults in our lives. Montet Mosaics are back again with this beautiful lemon tile kit which 20 x 20cm peice. It comes with the tile you will stick your peices of sea glass too but you'll need to trim it down to size with wheeled tile nippers. Montet Mosaics sell these in their Etsy shop.
Mosaic serving tray craft kit
Create a big 16 x 11-inch wood serving tray with Adults And Crafts' all in one craft kit for adults. You can lay the peices in the kit in any design you fancy so start saving some layouts to your Pinterest board!
Olive branch mosaic craft kit for adults
Swallow Mosaics are the kings of mosaic craft kits for adults. How lovely would this olive branch tile look mounted in your kitchen or garden? This elegant mosaic kit also requires tile cutting so make sure you have a pair before you buy.
Steer skull pendant woodcraft kit
Carve your own jewellery with Giles Newman's woodcraft kits for adults. There's a range of different pendants available on the store all you have to do is pick your favourite and start carving.
Pyrography woodcraft kit
Master the art of pyrography with Crafts Kits pyrography set. This craft kit for adults comes with a pyrography tool, four branding tips, four drawing tips, two stencils and 12 wooden blanks. You can then turn your designs into keyrings, gift tags, plant labels or decorations!
DIY birdhouse craft kit for adults
DJA Woodworks has created the lovelist woodcraft kit for adults which the whole family could get involved with. Buy one of their kits and you'll get all the peices delivered so you can create your own DIY birdhouse. Then you can get painting! The birds wil thank you later...
Crochet dogs craft kit
For those of you who love crocheting your fuzzy pals, this is the craft kit for you. Megan Kreiner's crochet craft kit for adults comes with the wool to make two dogs from her book. Then once you've completed those dogs there are 8 more patterns to choose from in the book!
Crochet pot craft kit for adults
Stitching Me Softly has loads of craft kits for adults and we especially love this mini crochet pot kit. It's designed for beginners and will look so lovely hanging on your wall filled with plants.
Amigurumi Giraffe craft kit
Craft kits for adults don't come cuter than Bava Craft's giraffe kit. Make this adorable little fella complete with striped sweater using the simple step by step photo tutorials.
Crochet Face Scrubbie craft kit for adults
We love craft kits for adults that have a practical purpose. Moloney Makes shows you how to make these super useful crochet face scrubbies which are perfect for taking off makeup or cleansing your face. Crochet crafts are so much better when they're eco-friendly.
Mini crochet basket craft making kit
This mini crochet basket kit is by The Left Hookery and is great if you're fairly new to crochet. It comes beautifully packaged with everything you need including a crochet hook and stitch marker. You could either give the craft kit as the gift or give the completed basket as a gift!
Beginners knitting craft kit for adults
Knitit Gifts have created the ultimate beginner knitting craft kit for adults. The kit includes four pastel balls of acrylic yarn (blue, pink, white & grey), knitting instructions which include photo steps of how to cast on and bamboo knitting needles.
Unicorn knitting kit
Crafty Kit Company have the sweetest little craft kit for adults available on Amazon for really affordable prices. For £16.99 you'll get all the yarn, knitting needles, stuffing and instructions you need to knit your own cuddly unicorn.
Chunky knitted blanket craft kit
You can never have too many chunky blankets and Wool Hugs are here to show you how to make your own. Their craft kit for adults soft merino yarn, a giant needle and video instructions on how to knit a blanket. For £66.12 you'll receive 2lb yarn which will create a 25x30inch blanket but they do sell kits for bigger sizes.
Roll up knit down jumper kit
Take your knitting to the next level with Lauren Aston Designs' gorgeous knitted jumper craft kit. You can either select a kit which will create a striped jumper in whatever colours you fancy or a simple one colour jumper. The kit includes all the super chunky yarn you'll need, the pattern and instructions. You can pay extra for circular knitting needles and a tapestry needle.
Tassel scarf knitting kit for adults
Using vegan yarn, Moloney Makes has created a simple and beautiful craft kit for adults. Choose your scarf colour and tassel colour and she'll send you a kit with everything you need including bamboo needles and an instruction booklet.
Plant hanger craft kit for adults
If you're a plant lover then this is the macrame craft kit for you. Handmade by Hens UK's is selling a craft kit that comes with everything you need to make a DIY plant hanger. They can even include a birthday card if you're giving it as a gift for a loved one.
Macrame moon dream catcher kit
Create your own gorgeous moon macrame dream catcher with this Syhood craft kit for adults. It comes with a moon metal hoop, macrame cord ropes, instruction manual and other small decorative items to add extra sparkle to your wall hanging.
Macrame coaster craft kit for adults
Use your macrame skills to create these gorgeous boho coasters by My Little Wish's craft kit for adults. Choose your colour of coasters - laurel green, teal blue, mustard, terracotta and many more. There's also step by step instructions inside with a video link too.
Yodomo beginners macrame craft kit
Your plants need a funky new macrame home! This craft kit for adults contains 25m of 5mm high-quality macrame cord cut to size, a wooden ring and metal ‘S’ hook and all-important access to Yodomo’s online course. This would make a great gift for friends who want to try macrame.
Heart macramé craft kit for adults
This mini wall hanging craft kit is our most affordable option but still contains everything you need to get knotting. It's a simple heart pattern which uses only one simple square knot so is perfect for beginners.
Round weaving craft kit
Weaving craft kits for adults can be tricky to find but this kit by Peak and Pine Designs is a great option. This kit includes
a pre-wrapped and warped bamboo hoop, a large-eyed needle and three different coloured cotton yarns to wrap with. If you're new to weaving never fear, there's an instructional booklet included and the hoop is pre-wrapped making it much easier to complete.
Weaving loom craft kit for adults
Peak and Pine Designs also do the traditional weaving craft kits alongside their circular hoops. Choose from their gorgeous colour selection which includes navy, duck egg blue, greens and mustards. You can also get the kit cheaper if you already have a loom.
Weaving craft kit for adults
If you're a seasoned weaver and already have a loom then these little craft kits by Wild Woven are for you. They'll contain tutti-frutti yarns, a rustic loom, hand carved weaving needle a piece of driftwood for the centerpiece.
Travel weaving craft kit
Weave on the go with Handiworkyourlove's travel weaving craft kit. The weaving wood loom, shed stick, hanging dowel, tapestry weaving comb, yarn for 1-2 items (wool, lurex, acrylic, mixed yarn) will all come inside the kit allowing you to weave in the car, on a plane or on your holiday. You'll also recieve a digital instructions booklet for beginners.
Weaving loom craft kit for adults
The Squid Ink Co. is a Scottish weave store which sells craft kits for adults of all abilities. This particular kit is great for both weaving beginners and intermediates. It includes a wooden loom, 2 x wooden shuttles, a wooden comb and 5 balls of mixed wools. Each comes with either a PDF download or printed booklet which is full of techniques and how tos.
Miniature 3d Greenhouse craft kit
Craft kits for adults just got miniature! Create your own mini greenhouse complete with plants, tools and even a baby birdhouse with ROBOTIME's papercraft kit. The kit comes with all the pieces and instructions but you will need to buy the glue and papercraft tools if you don't already have them.
Solar paper printing craft kit for adults
Harness the power of the sun into your crafts with Elemental Leaf's nature shadow print kit. The craft kit inlcudes five sheets of light sensitive paper, then you simply add your plants, develop in the sunshine and fix in water. It comes with a video tutorial to show you how to start solar printing.
Paper quilling craft kit for adults
This quilling kit craft kits for adults includes 22 tools, 600 strips of quilling paper and 8 quilling designs for you to follow. This kit really has everything you need in it to become a paper quilling pro. For more paper quilling fun check out our quilling ideas for beginners.
Papercutting starter kit
Learn how to paper cut with Fairy Made Paperart's craft kit for adults. It comes with the mat, cutting tool, lots of different templates for you to play with and instructions designed for complete beginners. If you want to step up your papercraft game read our round up of the best paper cutting tools.
Origami flowers craft kit for adults
Maria Noble has created an origami book which includes over 200 pages of double-sided origami paper. With these easy to follow photo instructions and that many beautiful papers you'll have a home full of paper flowers in no time.
Master all the embroidery techniques in these craft kits with our embroidery for beginners guide. There's also plenty of embroidery starter kits for you to choose from to help you on your stitching journey.
Harry Potter embroidery craft kit
For all you Harry Potter fans out there this is the embroidery craft kit for you. The kit comes with 10 iron-on transfers and enough embroidery floss, fabric, backing, 6-inch bamboo hoop and needles to create two of the designs. Then once you've caught the stitching bug you'll just need to buy some more thread to complete the other eight! Plus it comes with an 80-page instruction book so is ideal for embroidery novices. We've rounded up some of the best Harry Potter crochet kits and patterns too!
Sushi embroidery kit
Craft kits for adults do not come cuter than these little sushi kits by Love Life Style Art. There's six designs to choose from (pictured above) but you can choose a bundle which will contain two designs for a cheaper price! Everything you need is included along with a stitching guide.
Daisy pattern embroidery craft kit
ENTHUR sell lots of different craft kits for adults including an entire embroidery range made up of 21 kits. Each kit comes with one piece of embroidery cloth with the design already printed onto it, an embroidery hoop, a pair of scissors, all the embroidery threads you need, some embroidery needles and instructions. There's flower kits, sunset kits, tropical kits, plant kits and even Christmas kits so there's something for everyone.
Bee embroidery craft kit
Oh Sew Bootiful also has plenty of craft kit for adults available to buy. This summery little kit will teach you how to create six different embroidery techniques and turn them into this lovely bumblee scene.
Blue embroidery craft kit for adults
Kits and Ko has some beautiful craft kits for adults in their Etsy store. We love these kits which show you how to create french knots.
Pusheen cross-stitch kit
This Pusheen embroidery hoop is a craft kit for adults that will keep you entertained all evening long. It includes three pieces of fabric, a mini hoop, enough thread for three designs, a needle and some mini scissors. You'll get to keep the little book with is full of adorable Pusheen charts too!
Positive cross stitch craft kit for adults
Everyone needs a little positivity in their lives and Ellbie Co is here to deliver it straight to your door. Everything you need is included as well as the brightly coloured pom pom fringe! These craft kits for adults are bound to put a smile on yours or your friends/families faces.
Cross stitch bird kit
For a more traditional craft kit for adults, head to WOWDECOR's shop. Everything you need to complete this beautiful bird design is included and will provide hours of relaxing stitching.
Slogan cross stitch craft kit
Sew Cross Handmade's craft kits for adults are a complete 2021 mood. Stitch your own slogan onto your hoop and glace at it whenever you need a moments peace. This little kit will give some much needed respite and crafting joy for you.
Starry Night cross stitch craft kit
Recreate Vincent Van Gough's masterpiece with Spooky Cat Crafts Shop's mini craft kit for adults. Using eco-friendly material, the kit will include all you need to make a tiny work of art.
Head to our complete beginners guide to basket weaving for advice and techniques on how to basket weave.
Twine Basket craft kit
Tabara from La Basketry sells a range of gorgeous basket weaving craft kits on her site. This sweet twine basket is perfect for storing trinkets in and the kit comes with everything you need to start wrapping. You can choose the colours of your basket and the kit comes with step by step instructions as well as a video tutorial.
Fruit bowl craft kit
Learn how to make your own cane fruit bowl with Emily Chilvers Craft's craft kit for adults. It comes with a wooden base, 16 natural canes, and some weaving canes (the natural and orange canes that are woven in to form the pattern). Plus it's perfect for beginners as it comes with a step-by-step guide.
DIY basketry craft kit for beginners
Make your own mini basket (perfect for berry picking or chocolate eggs!) with Wonder Weaver Design's craft kit. It's an eco-friendly craft kit that comes with all the parts you need to construct your own rattan basket. If supervised by an adult, this kit is great for teens and tweens too.
Raffia weaving craft kit for adults
We've got another Emily Chilvers Craft weaving kit for you. This beginner's craft kit allows you to make either a small basket, a table mat, or two coasters. Perfect for craft-lovers who want to up their table game!
Christmas bells craft kit
We love this festive craft kit for adults by Wonder Weaver Design. Weave your own Christmas bells with their kit which comes with a wooden bell mold, canes, jingle bells, twine, bows and instructions. They'd make great Christmas decorations for your home.
We hope you've found a craft kit that suits you. We've also rounded up the best punch needle kits and a whole load of rug making kits for beginners so your crafting joy never has to end. And why not invest in a new daylight craft lamp so you can see what you're doing?
Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.