Last week we started the “Last Minute Holiday Gift” series where I’ll be sharing some gift ideas that you can make, bake or buy for your friends and family.
Don’t worry, I’m not going to suggest that you start knitting a sweater for each of your family members. These ideas will be fast and easy…and they’ll get progressively easier as we get closer to the end of the month.
Today’s edition is for knitters.
Gifts to Knit
Coffee Mug Cozies: These cozies are perfect for people who love to enjoy their warm beverages this winter. You can use your leftover scrap yarn to make them and they’re very simple and fast to make. Add a funky button and you have a great gift for the coffee lover in your life. (Free pattern from Ravelry)
Simple Hats: Hat 1 (to the left) and hat 2 (right) will keep your friends and family warm this winter. These can be sized up or down. I’m terrible at measuring and knitting hats that actually fit my head so all the hats I knit for myself end up being gifts for my friends with babies and toddlers (Free pattern for hat 1 and hat 2)
Cowls: My friends love these cowls. They take a little longer to knit than the hats and cozies, but you still have time! Cast on and get started. Find the pattern for the linear cowl here and the knobby cowl here.
Gifts for knitters
Want something more personal?
- A skein of handspun yarn in their favorite color
- Bamboo knitting needles (these are my favorite)
- Some unique knitting accessories
How about you? Any suggestions for knitting related gifts?
Leave a comment below and I’ll randomly select 5 people to receive a free knitting pattern from my store (your choice)!