Gifts for Knitters & Knitting Gifts that You’ve Been Waiting for

If you’re still searching for great knitting gifts to make with the holidays only a few weeks away, have no fear, the the experts at Knitting Daily have compiled quick and easy knitting patterns for you! The best part? Many of these are free! We’ve got your gift knitting covered with these free knitting patterns. From accessories to ornaments, there’s something here for everyone on your list. And if you’re looking for gifts for knitters, we’ve included knitting gift ideas! From books, magazines, supplies and more, you won’t be disappointed in the array of knitting gifts you’ll find.

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7 Easy Knitting Patterns

These easy knitting patterns include items from knitted slipper socks, a knit hat, knitting needle knitting bag, and many other free knitwears to make! You won’t be disappointed with the stylish options in this free download as there’s something for everyone, and it’s easy!

From these free knitting patterns, what can I knit…

In an Evening:

  • Easy-Peasy Fingerless Mitts
In Three–Four evenings:

  • Knitting Needle Knitting Bag
In a Weekend:

  • Rainbow Cowl
  • East Knitted Hat
  • Ribby Slipper Socks
In a Longer-Term Window:

  • Super-Simple Wrap Jacket
  • Green Tea Raglan
Free knitting gifts to make for the whole family!

9 Patterns for Knitted Gifts to Make


Want a direct list of the best knitting gifts to make? Check out these special knitted gift ideas from knitted ornaments, gloves, knit hats, and so much more. Look no further for easy knitting patterns to make before the holidays sneak up on you!

From these patterns, what can I knit…

In an Evening:

  • Cabled Globe Ornament Pattern
  • Rosette Brooch from the Juliette Scarf Pattern

In a Weekend:

  • Nordic Striped Ball
  • Two-Color Hat
In One–Two Weeks:

  • Winter Twilight Mitts (one week)
  • Chevron Market Bag (two weeks)

In a Longer-Term Window:

  • Honeycomb Socks
  • Nerina Scarf
  • Juliette Scarf Pattern
Knitting gifts knit hat patterns!

10 Knitted Hat Patterns

What’s a classic knitted gift? Hats, hats and more HATS, and talk about your options! We’re giving you 10 free knitted hat patterns to choose the best styles and designs for those lucky, future receivers! These small, portable knit hat projects are great to do anywhere be it on the go or passing time. From cable knit hat patterns, lace patterned hats to earflap hats to traditional and modern details, we got ’em all!

From these patterns, what can I knit…

In a Weekend:

  • Army Girl Earflap
  • Enchanted Evening Ear Covering
In a Week:

  • Faux Isle Hat
  • Ridged Helmet Hat
  • Penobscot Bay Hat
In Two Weeks:

  • Salunga Beret
  • Berry Hat
  • North Star Hat
  • Ryan’s Hat
  • Andean Earflap Hat
Knitting gifts holiday patterns and skein knitting

One Skein Knitting Patterns & Holiday Projects

If you want to knit in the holiday spirit, give these adorable and memorable knitted holiday projects a try! From knitting patterns on ornaments and tree toppers to fun gift ideas such as dolls and stockings, you’ll find yourself in the holiday cheer while making these quick and easy knitting gifts!

From these patterns, what can I knit…

In an Evening:

  • Merry Mice
  • Cabled Globe Ornament
  • Snowflake Ornament
  • Poinsettia Ornament

In a Weekend:

  • Nordic Striped Ball
In a Week:

  • Celestine
  • Chubby Socks

In Two Weeks:

  • Knit Father Christmas
Knitting gifts holiday patterns and skein knitting

5 Knitted Toy Patterns

There is nothing more satisfying than creating hand knitted toys for someone special, and seeing their face light up with excitement! Knitted toys make awesome handcrafted gifts for kids of all ages, and, because of the toys’ smaller shapes, they can be quickly completed while solidifying knitting skills.

From these patterns, what can I knit…

In a Weekend:

  • Knitted Cuddlies
  • Nordic Striped Ball

In a Week:

  • Little Lamb Sock Critter

In Two Weeks:

  • Connemara Pony
  • Chubby Socks
  • Knit Father Christmas

See below for additional ideas on knitting gifts to create or give to the crafty people in your life!

Knitting with wire gift ideas!

Knitted & Beaded Wire Bracelet Kit


Have you ever considered knitting with wire to create beautiful jewelry? This kit includes an instructional video, two colors of wire, four colors of seed beads, a pair of knitting needles, and chain nose pliers! With the essentials of this exclusive kit you can start your knitting with wire journey with practicing and then work up a unique bracelet.

Knitting Daily’s Online Editor, Kathleen Cubley, blogged about her experience with this unique knitting technique and wrote, “I’ve knitted with lots of materials, including plastic bags, leather, and plastic cording, but never with wire. I’m dying to try it!”

Knitting gift ideas to make or give from Interweave Knits 2015 wintery collection.

Interweave Knits Gifts 2015

With over 30 new knitting projects from Interweave Knits’ 2015 wintery collection, you’ll discover knitting patterns designed to delight, decorate, and celebrate! Warm up with these quick knits, precious gifts, and fun ideas for the family and the home. Each item is discussed in more detail with photos and instructions.

Knitting gift ideas to make or give from Interweave Knits 2015 wintery collection.

Best-Bet Gifts for Knitters

Knitters love to receive knitting gifts for their knitting pleasure! Knitting Daily’s Online Editor, Kathleen Cubley, blogged about the top knitter’s holiday wishlist recommended by Knitting Daily TV host, Vickie Howell. Vickie’s picks are really fun, and there are also some exciting crochet ideas for the cross-crafters out there since she’s also a crocheter!From knitting books, knitting magazines, and fun knitting stuff to make, you’ll be intrigued by the many gift ideas there are for the knitters in your life!

Free, crafty gift tags for handmade projects!

Don’t Forget the Gift Tag!

No knitting gift is complete without a unique and cute gift tag to go along with it. Check out these FREE knitting gift tag designs that you can download, print, and add to your gift!