DIY Gift Basket Ideas for Knitters

Homemade DIY Gift Basket Ideas for People Who Love to Knit!

If there’s one thing knitters will appreciate as a gift, it’s a gift basket. But not just any gift basket, we’re talking about a gift basket specifically designed with your gift recipient’s passion in mind – a DIY gift basket for knitters. People who love to knit, are very partial to anything made with love, and your DIY knitting-themed gift basket will show them just how much you appreciate both them and their craft.

knitting Gift Basket

Whether you’re creating a gift basket for an experienced knitter, or for someone who wants to take up the hobby, you’ll find no shortage of options for product ideas to include in your knitting-themed gift basket. In fact, there are hundreds of items that will fit very well with the knitting theme. All you need to do is select them, and that’s where we come in!

We created a fantastic a-la-carte selection of items that you can purchase directly from Amazon to create your own unique gift basket for knitters. We’ve included highly-rated selections at various price ranges to allow you to accommodate your budget, while still allowing you to create a gift basket your recipient will really appreciate! Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we are merely presenting you with some great ideas for items typically included with the knitting gift basket theme! You can find many of these items at your local craft store as well.

For your convenience, we’ve broken out the basket items by category to make it easy for you to build your DIY gift basket for knitters. Just select one or more items from each category, add a few of your own unique product touches, and just like that, you’ll have everything you need to create an amazing and thoughtful gift basket for knitters that will rival anything you can purchase from the over-priced gift basket companies. Please note that some items are in multiples, which is helpful if you are creating multiple DIY gift baskets with the same, or similar theme.

DIY homemade knitting-themed gift baskets make great gifts for Christmas, birthdays, Mother’s Day, Grandparents Day, get well soon, and more. Be sure to check out our DIY gift basket ideas for crocheters!

Let's Start Creating Your DIY Knitting Gift Basket!

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Begin by Selecting Some Fantastic Books on Knitting

Most knitters love to read (when they're not knitting)...

Vogue® Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book: Completely Revised & Updated Hardcover

Vogue® Knitting The Ultimate Stitch Dictionary Hardcover

The Knitter’s Handy Book of Sweater Patterns: Basic Designs in Multiple Sizes and Gauges

AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary: 200 Modern Knitting Motifs Hardcover

400 Knitting Stitches: A Complete Dictionary of Essential Stitch Patterns Paperback

Knitter’s Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters: Basic Designs in Multiple Sizes and Gauges

Knits From Northern Lands: 20 Projects Inspired by Traditional Knitting Techniques from the Scottish Isles to Scandanavia Paperback

My First Knitting Book: Easy-to-Follow Instructions and More Than 15 Projects (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace) Paperback

Now Let's Add a Fun Coffee - Tea Mug or Two!

Check out these super fun ideas...

Boxer Gifts ‘Knitting Keeps Me From Unraveling’ Novelty Knitting Gift Mug | Light Pink Color With Realistic Yarn Detailing

Dublin Gift 3148D Wacky Woollies Ceramic Mug

Boxer Gifts ‘Knit Happens’ Novelty Knitting Gift Mug | Light Blue Colour With Realistic Yarn Detailing

Love Mug: Knitting Mug

Q.PaddyShops Knitting Mug, Gift For Knitters, Knitting Lover 11oz

3dRose Superpower-Fun Gift For Knitters-Knitting Love Two Tone Black Mug, 11 oz

Retreez Funny Mug – I Swoon Over Big Balls Knit Knitting Crochet 11 Oz Ceramic Coffee Mug

Funny Knitting Coffee Mug – I Will Not Buy Any Yarn Until I Use My Yarn Stash At Home

Give Your Knitter Something Fun to Wear

Here are a few popular ideas to consider for your knitting-themed gift basket...

It’s Not Hoarding If It’s Yarn Crocheter Gift Knitters T-Shirt

Women’s Knitting Yarn Craft – Hand Knit Handcraft Knitters Knitting T-Shirt

Hot Sox Women’s Conversation Starter Novelty Casual Crew Socks

Yarn Knitting Crochet Hoarder Gnome Funny Gift Apparel T-Shirt

Funny Knitting Knitters Yarn Gift Idea T-Shirt

If You Can Read This Bring Me Novelty Socks – Knitting – Funny Socks For Men and Women

Funny Fiber Knitting Joke, Yarn Crochet T-Shirt

I’m Ok Crochet And Knitting Funny Crocheting T-Shirt

And Finally, Let's Top Off Your Knitter's Gift Basket

Adding a couple of these fun knitting-related items will really show that you put some thought into this gift. Here are a few ideas...

Wooden Yarn Bowl, Knitting Yarn Bowl with Holes Storage Handmade to Prevent Slipping, Perfect Yarn Holder Bowl for Crocheting 6″ x 3″

Old World Christmas 32255 Hobbies Gifts Glass Blown Ornaments for Christmas Tree Knitting Yarn

Reusable Canvas Bag – Large Tote Bag with Printed Knitting Theme. Double Stitched with Shoulder Straps. Easily Carry your Yarn and Knitting Needles. Made in USA (Knitting)

Glocusent LED Neck Reading Light, Book Light for Reading in Bed, 3 Colors, 6 Brightness Levels, Bendable Arms, Rechargeable, Long Lasting, Perfect for Reading, Knitting, and more!

Gzrlyf Crocheter Gift Knitting Lovers Gifts Keychains for Knitters Gifts

Knitting Keychain Knitter Gift Scarf Scissors Yarn Resin Charm Quilter Crafter Crochet Knitting Needles Knitting Lover Keyring Crocheting Yarn Obsessed Key Ring

Burt’s Bees Gift Set, 3 Hand Repair Moisturizing Products – Almond & Milk Cream, Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream, Shea Butter Cream, with Gloves

Set of 7 Sheep Stitch Markers for Knitting Knit Pattern Reminder Stitchmarker Pattern Helper Knitter Gift

Knitting Needle Set, BCMRUN 22PCS 2mm(B)-8mm(L) Straight Single Pointed Stainless Steel Sweater Needles Set with Locking Stitch Makers Large-Eye Needles Measure Tape (36CM)

EuroGraphics 6000-5405 All You Knit is Love by Paul Normand 1000 Piece Puzzle

EuroGraphics Knittin’ Kittens 500-Piece Puzzle

Knitting Project Bag Knitting Gift Yarned and Dangerous Yarn Bag Knitting Bag Mothers Day Gift (Yarned and Dangerous White Bag)

Baskets and Fill Material

If you need baskets and fill material, we recommend heading over to your local Dollar Store if you have one in the neighborhood or within the general vicinity. You might also have some luck at Walmart or Target. Amazon also has a wide variety of baskets in various, shapes, sizes, and materials.