18 gifts for knitters

Need a gift for the knitter in your life? We've gathered 18 gifts for knitters so you can share the crafting love with everyone. Click through to discover!

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We all know someone who’s obsessed with knitting but gifts for knitters? What on earth do you buy them? We’ve gathered 18 gifts for knitters which you can buy for any birthdays, anniversaries or celebrations that are coming up.


If you’re in need of some more knitting patterns yourself check out our knitting collection blog post. It has over 30 free patterns! Oh and remember to follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and subscribe to Mollie Makes for more knitting inspo.

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If you’re thinking of getting the knitter in your life a non-knit present, add the element of knit in with these knitted gift bags! Plus they’re far more sustainable than wrapping paper or bags. You can buy the pattern from Jentide on Ravelry.

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Every knitter needs a go-to tee and we love this one by Stitchers Tee. They have sweater and crochet versions too. Gifts for knitters never looked so good.

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Next up is Lindsay’s free knitted coaster tutorial on evermine.com. These coupled with some fancy teabags and the below gift for knitters present would make a fab birthday bundle.

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We don’t know any knitters that aren’t fond of a hot beverage. Wild Joy Studio has this funny knitflix and chill mug which is ideal to drink from when your hands start aching.


Knitters’ retreat

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Ultimate gifts for knitters idea? A knitting retreat! Knit for Peace creates amazing knitting holidays all over the world. Their next one in 2020 is in India.


Subscription to Mollie Makes 

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Every month Mollie Makes is full of exciting projects, inspiration and interviews. We often include knitting patterns from top designers so buying a pal a subscription is a no brainer really. Subscribe here for a quick and efficient gift for the knitters in your life.

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Is there any present better than a spa set? We’ve got loads of tutorials on the blog including a DIY fizzy bath bomb tutorial and this sustainable knitted facecloth. Make all three for a special handmade gift.

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Every knitter needs a stitch marker and these rainbow ones are totally our aesthetic.  The free tutorial is up on My Poppet Makes blog so you can start making straight away.


Knitted narwhal friends

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Issue 107 can be bought online here includes the pattern for these adorable knitted narwhals by Sootie Limetree. They 100% win the most adorable present award.


Yarn subscription box

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Yarn subscription boxes are a great present and Lauren Aston Designs‘ are no exception. You’ll get 3,4 or 5 hanks in each box in an array of different colours.

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Toni’s blog post shows you how you can transform a normal bowl in one fit for yarn! Decorate how ever you wish and give to the person in your life who always has yarn spilling out of every corner.

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Chunky Home Decor is a book packed with 11 home accessory knitting patterns and includes this knitted caddy. Ultimate knitting storage!


Knitted slippers and pattern

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Slippers are always a winner and you know what else is always a winner? Hand-knitted unicorn slippers. Get Louise Walker’s pattern on our Ravelry store here.


Knitters’ workshop/course

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If you’re buying a present for someone who wants to start knitting, or perhaps wants to improve their skills, workshops and courses are the way to go. Being Knitterly are running courses throughout 2019 and 2020.

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Instead of real birthday flowers opt for knitted flowers! Use Molly Ann Rothschild‘s pattern to get started. Gifts for knitters aren’t just limited to birthdays – knitted flowers would make a lovely get well soon, congratulations or house warming present.


Knitted garlands

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Knitting garlands and bunting are right up our street and we fell in love with MumpitzDesign‘s hot air balloon garland. They’d make a lovely summer garden gift!


Quirky knits

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If you’re buying for a long time knitter why not go for something a little more unusual? Buy them some chunky yarn so they can have a go at super-size knitting. Once you’ve given them the yarn you can point them in the direction of Jess from Mama In A Stitch’s blog post and video tutorial.


We hope you’ve found a fab, knitted present for your loved one. For more gifts for knitters ideas, follow us on Pinterest.