Last-Minute Gifts to Knit & Crochet

Christmas and Hanukkah are less than two weeks away, but there's still time to bust out a few more handmade gifts for your loved ones. Today we round up a few of our favorite free patterns which can be knitted or crocheted in a jiffy for last-minute holiday gifting!

Quick Knitting Accessories
For a basic hat that will look good on just about anyone, try the 0815 Hat by StadkindknitsThe Flausch Mitts by Kristin Barbato holds two strands of yarn together to make a super-warm pair of fingerless gloves, perfect for using up leftover bits of yarn in your stash. The Polar Bear Mittens by Love Life Yarn would be an adorable gift for children. Try the Snowy Afternoon Cowl for a quick-knitting neck warmer you can make in a day! If you're really pressed for time, the Main Street Chunky Ear Warmer Headband by Michele Costa is a quick pattern you can make in less than a day.

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Quick Crochet Accessories
The Diamonds Slouch Beanie by Jennifer Pionk is sized from Toddler through Adult Large, ensuring everyone on your list will be stylishly warm this winter! If you're looking to use up leftover bits of yarn in your stash, check out the Hump de Bump Beanie by Cre8tion Crochet. Keep hands toasty warm with the Slip Stitch Mittens from Joy of Motion Crochet. The Essen Cowl by Michele Costa features beautiful textured stitches that work up quickly in bulky weight yarn. Make a matching headband using the Essen Chunky Earwarmer crochet pattern by Michele Costa.

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Spa Gifts to Knit & Crochet
A washcloth is a great companion gifts to soaps, bath salts, or scented body wash. We have a free knitting pattern for the Spa-Riffic Wash Cloth found here in our blog archive, or you can try the Vertical Dish Cloth by Cecelia Famelli. For crocheters, try the Farmhouse Spa Set by Sunflower Cottage Crochet for a variety of spa-related patterns to make, or the Sakura Face Scrubbies by K.A.M.E. Crochet for a colorful option. Round things out by knitting a Lash Sleeping Mask by Arianna Frasca or crocheting a Deluxe Beauty Sleep Mask by Rhondda Mol.

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Holiday Ornaments & Decor
These smaller projects are quick to knit or crochet and full of holiday cheer! Use up leftover bits of yarn to  whip up some pretty ornaments for your holiday display, or to add the perfect finishing touch to your gifts. For knitters, try Jul by Anniken Allis or Tiny Tree Ornaments by Cate Carter-Evans; for crocheters, check out the Christmas Baubles pattern from Thoresby Cottage or the adorable Penguin Ornament from Spin a Yarn Crochet. No matter what you celebrate, you can't go wrong with pretty snowflakes and stars! Try Vickie Howell's Crocheted Sock Yarn Snowflakes or the knit a few stars using the Luxury Holiday Garland pattern by Kristin Ashbaugh-Helmreich. 

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We look forward to seeing what holiday crafts you make with Knitter's Pride needles and hooks, make sure to use the #knitterspride hashtag in your posts!

If you need a few last-minute gifts or stocking stuffers, we have some suggestions! Small notions such as stitch markers, cable needles, repair hooks, circular needle protectors and row counter rings are all excellent choices, and you can find them at your nearest Knitter's Pride retailer. Happy holidays from all of us at Knitter's Pride!

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2019 Knitter's Pride Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday countdown has begun, and now is the perfect time to start planning your holiday shopping, or perhaps drop a few hints to loved ones. Today, we share some of our top picks to give and get this holiday season - there's truly something for everyone on your list!

Knitting Needle & Crochet Hook Sets

An interchangeable needle set is sure to delight any knitter, and this year we've created the ultimate holiday gift set featuring SmartStix, our knitting needles which also double as a ruler to measure your work! This luxe set includes a velvet roll to keep your needles organized, and a beautifully-made carrying case that can also be used as a project bag or cross-body purse.

We offer many more gift-worthy interchangeable sets, too - click here to view them all on our website!

If you prefer other needle styles, our Ginger sets features the most complete range of sizes, thoughtfully packaged in deluxe cases you'll love. We offer Single Point and Double Point knitting needle sets (shown above) as well as a Tunisian Crochet Set (shown below).

If you prefer single ended crochet hooks, we offer sets in our Dreamz, Zing and Waves ranges, but for something truly special, we recommend the luxury Symfonie Rosewood gift set shown below. Each crochet hook features a genuine crystal to add a bit of sparkle and sophistication to your crafting!

Yarn Management
Knitters and crocheters alike will appreciate our beautiful options for winding and dispensing yarn. Our Signature Swift and Wool Winder (shown below) efficiently winds hanks of yarn into cakes that are easy to work from, and will add a colorful touch to any craft room.
We also offer wooden yarn dispensers, yarn bowls & boxes to keep caked yarns safe while you work - click here to see all of our options.

Colorful Accessories
Our new Rainbow Row Counter Rings (shown below) are a colorful way to keep track of your knitting or crochet patterns as you work. We now offer even more size options in this mesmerizing new color!

Rainbow Knit Blockers (shown below) are another colorful accessory that is as functional as it is fun! This revolutionary tool is designed to speed up the blocking process for knitters & crocheters alike, and now it has a playful new look. Each set includes ten different colors to make blocking your next project faster.

Beautiful Bags
You don't need to be a knitter or crocheter to enjoy our Joy, Reverie or Grace fabric zipper bags!  Available in a range of sizes, these bags feature designs which are printed by hand. Non-crafters can use these bags for toiletries, jewelry, pens and pencils (and more!) while crafters will appreciate this attractive way to keep notions and small projects organized. Shown below are our Joy bags; click here to view more options on our website!

Support your Local Yarn Store (LYS)! All of these products (and more!) are available at authorized Knitter's Pride retailers throughout North America; click here to find the one nearest you!

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