Last-Minute Gifts For Yarn Lovers

December 17, 2018 2 min read

Last-Minute Gifts For Yarn Lovers

If your wish list needs a few more items or your loved ones need some hints on what to get the knitter who has everything (you know who you are!!), here are a few of our favourite knitting tools and accessories which are perfect for last-minute gifting - or treating yourself! 

Exquisite Needle Sets

The versatility of an interchangeable set can really be a game-changer. Earlier this year, Knitter's Pride introduced the Ginger Deluxe Interchangeable Needle Set and we're smitten! Each faux leather case can be used as a pattern holder in addition to storing a wide range of needle tip sizes. Also included are cords, accessories, and stitch markers which can be stashed away in the handy snap pouch which is also built into the case. 

Better yet, there are other sets available for those who prefer single or double pointed needles, and a Tunisian crochet hook set, too. 

Trust us, you'll see nothing but smiles when they find a knitting needle or crochet hook set under the tree!

Knitters' Pride Ginger Deluxe Interchangeable Knitting Needle SEt

Everyone Needs Stitch Markers

We're firm believers that one can never have too many stitch markers. They have a way of disappearing over the years, and it's important to keep a good stock close at hand for whenever a stitch marker is needed! They're a thoughtful addition to any yarny gift, and also make great stocking stuffers. If you have a large group of knitting friends you exchange gifts with, why not make each person a set of markers in their favourite color for a thoughtful (and affordable!) gift? Here is a fabulous video tutorial to show you how to make your own DIY stitch markers:

Handmade Shawl Pins from JUL Designs

We're big fans of the handmade artisan pieces from JUL Designs and can't think of a better accessory to complement your work of art in Zen Yarn Garden Yarn. Here's we've paired Michelle Porter's Marled Crescent Shawl (free with purchase of a Yarn Bun) with a Filigree Honeybee Shawl Stick from JUL Designs:

Honeybee Shawl Pin and Marled Crescent Shawl

And Andrea Mowry's What the Fade shawl looks great with this Celtic Lion Shawl Pin, don't you think? We offer project kits for this pattern here, and the shawl pin can be purchased separately here, and we have a special offer just for our blog readers: get 15% off any online order at juldesigns.com when you enter ZENADORN at checkout! 

What the Fade Shawl with JUL Designs SHawl Pin

Project Kits Make Great Gifts

Speaking of project kits, there's nothing like the gift of yarn to elicit a squeal of delight - and when it includes a must-make pattern, you really can't go wrong. Just let them try to resist immediately casting on for either of the project kits featured above, or any of the kits found here on our site. Shown here is the Jacinto Shawl Kit

Jacinto Shawl Kit

A Time-Saving Blocking Tool

Rainbow Knit Blockers from Knitter's Pride are a colorful new way to block out any project quickly by using the combs to secure the straight edges. We were able to block the Itty Bitty Picoty Shawl in record time (you can get the free pattern here with newsletter signup):

Blocking the Itty Bitty Picotty Shawl

Like this post? Pin it!

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Yarn Lovers


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Zen News

Staying at Home Is Simple When You Knit
Staying at Home Is Simple When You Knit

May 27, 2020 2 min read

Only knitters understand how beautifully relaxing and therapeutic the rhythm of active knitting needles are to the soul. With hands engaged, your mind can wander and decompress. Knitting has even been compared to yoga when considering themental health benefits. Watch a movie, chat with a friend, or listen to your favorite tunes all while busily knitting a beautiful piece.  
Read More
First Knitting Project
Tips for Starting Your First Knitting Project

May 18, 2020 2 min read

Let's start by saying, "CONGRATS." The knitting community welcomes you and you are now part of a very cool group of people called "makers." As with most things, there are pros and cons to knitting. 
Read More
Knitter's Guide to Knitting Terms
The New Knitter's Guide to Knitting Terms

April 28, 2020 3 min read

Learning a new craft also means learning a new language, in a way. The knitting community has a complete set of jargon that new knitters will need to learn to thrive. From knitting stitches to types of yarn and gauges, it may all seem so out of reach. We have compiled the most common knitting terms in hopes of making your new hobby a bit easier to learn.
Read More

Subscribe