25 Best Gifts For Knitters

Give the knitters in your life something to get excited about (besides more yarn) with these best gifts for knitters

Knitters can already create all manner of gifts. We have all received their Holiday scarves, winter hats and thick wooly sweaters. So when it’s time to gift the perennial gifter, what are some unique knitter gift ideas? I’m going to say; tools that fuel their established pattern of endless knitted gifts. Everyone wins – they get cool accessories, and you likely get more knitted goodies. And the circle of gifting continues…

Fantastic Gift Ideas For Knitters

Lighted Magnifier

1. Lighted Magnifier

Machinery like this takes a knitter’s whole game up a level. This is for detailed knot/stitch work that is more precise than the naked eye can handle.
Humorous Knitting Pillow

2. Humorous Knitting Pillow

Never upset someone who’s primary hobby is making precise hand and finger movements with actual big honking needles. Just don’t do that. Don’t be like this pillow guy.
Round Plastic Loom Set

3. Round Plastic Loom Set

Knitting isn’t relegated to cold weather accessories, you know. These looms assist in the creation of doilies, doll skirts, round topped hats and whatever else the designer can think up.
Yarn Drum

4. Yarn Drum

This popular yarn tote holds 8 skeins of yarn plus all the supplies a knitter on the go may need, in a handy waterproof shell. It’s available in three bright, show-stopping colors so that traveling, yarn drum carrying knitters can identify each other.
Knitter’s Tote

5. Knitter’s Tote

Another great gift idea for the knitter on the go is this knitter’s tote that keeps 10 bundles of yarn, needles, and patterns all zipped up tight.
Personalized Knitting Needles

6. Personalized Knitting Needles

Tell the master knitter in your life just how much you appreciate all their handiwork by literally having your feeling etched onto their knitting needles. These bamboo needles can be customized to say just about anything, so go ahead, get personal.
Knitters' Bag

7. Knitters' Bag

Knitting is a perfect travel pastime but knitting bowls are less than travel-friendly. This knitter’s bag serves the very same purpose, on the go!
T-Rex Can't Knit Yarn Bowl

8. T-Rex Can't Knit Yarn Bowl

The knitter in your life will appreciate this incredibly cute and funny yarn bowl. This dedicated product is the perfect gift for knitters this holiday season. If your grandma has some interest in knitting, get her this No Probllama Llama Yarn Bowl).
Knitting Tote Bag

9. Knitting Tote Bag

Knitters often take their work with them wherever they go, so make it easier for them with this large tote bag. It’s waterproof to protect their materials and has several pockets to make storage and organization a breeze. It’s one of the best gifts for knitters you can find!
Blocking Mats

10. Blocking Mats

Blocking mats help knitters and crocheters stitch more accurately. This way their next set of Japanese lace and Turkish rug inspired socks will be impeccably knitted.
Yarn Winder

11. Yarn Winder

Working with several skeins of yarn at once can get really messy really quick. Yarn winders save a lot of time and energy organizing loose yarn so your knitter buddies can spend more time actually knitting.
A Lady Never… Tote Bag

12. A Lady Never… Tote Bag

Come to think of it, a lady never discusses the size of a lot of things. Or maybe she does. Actually, it’s none of my business how a lady chooses to live her life, and she is free to either discuss the heck out of her yarn stash or not. Her call.
Sweater Stitch Markers

13. Sweater Stitch Markers

When your favorite knitter is working diligently on their next legendary fair isle sweater, these stitch markers will keep their colors separated, their designs crisp and their isle’s fair.
Locking Stitch Markers

14. Locking Stitch Markers

Intricate designs require a few more tools than needles, yarn, and dexterous fingers. Locking stitch markers ensure the cable knit sweater you’re getting for Christmas has a flawless teddy bear motif, and the knitter didn’t tear their hair out trying to nail the design.
Rubberized Knitting Bowl

15. Rubberized Knitting Bowl

Knitting bowls are a requirement, and for families with small, eager, child hands exploring every nook and cranny of the home, ceramic bowls might not be the best idea. That’s why this rubberized knitting bowl is such a thoughtful gift for the quick knitting mommy.
Knitting Counter

16. Knitting Counter

A knitting counter protects knitters from loud-counting jabroneys that distract them from keeping track of their stitches. That’s why every knitter needs a stitch counter.
Knitter’s Tool Kit

17. Knitter’s Tool Kit

If you’re not someone who knows a whole lot about the art of knitting, this kit will make you look like a freaking expert, which is great for a gift giver. It’s stocked with circular, double and single point needles, handmade stitch markers and knitters balm, all tucked into a handmade silk purse. Swoon.
Knit Picks Gift Card

18. Knit Picks Gift Card

The gift of picking out whatever the heck you want is always appreciated. If the only thing you know about the person you’re shopping for is that they are a knitter then you can’t go wrong with a KnitPicks gift card. Great if you're looking for gifts for knitters who have everything or gifts for advanced knitters.
Don’t Talk To Me, I’m Counting

19. Don’t Talk To Me, I’m Counting

Imagine how frustrating it must be to be keeping track of your own tiny stitches, counting into the hundreds, and some jabroney comes along spouting off about sports scores or the price of salt. Argh! This shirt understands.
Collapsible Scissors

20. Collapsible Scissors

A knitter needs precisely pointed scissors, but no one wants the pointiest, sharpest snippers just laying around in their soft, cozy knitting nest. These classic folding scissors close up to protect the user from the points and protect the points from everything else.
Interchangeable Knitting Needles Set

21. Interchangeable Knitting Needles Set

These sleek, birch wood, interchangeable needles are an ice cream pastel fantasy. For your friend who knits exclusively in cotton candy shades of lavender, pink and blue, this is the perfect gift.
Shelf Craft Organizer

22. Shelf Craft Organizer

Knitting can take up a lot of space; yarn, needles, yarn, counters, yarn, patterns, and more yarn. This useful gift for knitters help your friends before they drown in fibers with this vertical craft organizer.
Christmas Ornament

23. Christmas Ornament

Knitters give the best holiday gifts. Celebrate all the years of matching hat and scarf sets, cozy sweaters, and thick socks with this knitting needles glass ornament.
Ceramic Knitting Bowl

24. Ceramic Knitting Bowl

Get ready for this truth bomb – knitters can never have too many knitting bowls. Okay, that might be hyperbolic but, really, this handmade ceramic knitting bowl is as lovely as a knick-knack on a shelf as it is to knit with.
Cast On Bind Off

25. Cast On Bind Off

The hardest part of starting a project is just that; starting! The novice knitter will love this manual on the perfect start and end to every knitting project. It will save them hours of wondering when the scarf ends.

Best Gifts For Knitters | FAQs

What are some popular gifts for knitters?

Some of the most popular gifts for knitters include yarn, knitting needles, and knitting patterns.


Knitters often enjoy receiving new yarn, especially if it is in a color or fiber that they do not have in their collection.

There are many different types and colors of yarn available, so you can find the perfect one for the knitter in your life. Yarn is a versatile gift that can be used for a variety of projects.


Tools can be used to help with a variety of knitting tasks, such as stitch markers, row counters, and tapestry needles.

New knitting needles are also popular gifts for knitters, as they can help them to improve their knitting skills.


Finally, knitting patterns are a great gift for knitters, as they can help them to create new pieces of clothing or accessories. Patterns can be used to create scarves, hats, and sweaters, just to name a few possibilities.