5 Ways to Knit the Perfect Homemade Gift

Knitted handicrafts are the ultimate homemade gift. After all, it's the thought that counts when it comes to giving good gifts, and what shows more thought than putting hours of meticulous effort into crafting a perfectly personalized hat, scrunchy, wall decoration, or stuffed animal? If you or a family member are a talented knitter, or even if you're a beginner, you'll love this list of our favorite knitted gift ideas! Most of these ideas are either spool-knit or loom-knit projects. Not sure you have the right tools? Never fear! Our affordable Kiwico knitting sets have everything you need. Just follow the links above to find the right kit for your favorite gift idea!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Loom-Knit Scrunchie

    This simple loom-knit scrunchie is the perfect homemade gift if you're looking for something small and personal to add to a gift card or something to make for a younger sibling, and it also makes a memorable stocking stuffer!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Spool-Knit Owl
    Spool-Knit Owl

    (Ages 9-18)

    This darling spool-knit owl is as fun to make as it is to play with! A perfect homemade gift for any toddler, niece, nephew, or younger sibling you are hoping to impress. Make the owl shown in the picture, or customize the template to create your favorite animal!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Loom-Knit Headband

    This loom knit wool headband makes the perfect warm, stylish winter accessory, and it's a great, simple knitting project for beginners!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Pom-Pom Knit Hat

    Stay warm this winter with a hat you knitted yourself. Or better yet, make them for others as a cozy and heartfelt holiday gift!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Spool-Knit Letters

    Use this template for spool knit letters to create a personalized decoration for your favorite family member. Make a name sign for them to hang on their bedroom or dorm room door, immortalize an inside joke in yarn, or offer a wooly word of encouragement! Whether you spell out a word or just your initials, these spool-knit letters make a wonderfully personal gift and a fun, kitschy addition to any room’s decor!

Get inspired!