Wanna show someone you really love them? Then Lantern Moon needles
are the way to go. These exotic needles have an unrivaled reputation and are backed by lifetime
guarantees. What you purchase (and give) is mostly dependent on budget. For large gifts, you
can't go wrong with an entire set of the new
Destiny Circular Needles
in either Ebony or Rosewood. Smaller budgets will do well with a pair of the
(the most popular sizes tend to be US 11, 13, and 15 and 10" in length). All of the wood types (Rosewood, Blonde, Ebony)
are beautiful - you really can't go wrong with any of them; the choice simply comes down to personal preference.
Knitters and Crocheters of all levels will appreciate receiving one of these
timeless cases. Not unlike a toolbox, these cases provide the ideal storage facility
for your crafter's instruments of art. And, also like toolboxes, it doesn't hurt if you own
more than one - and even the smallest ones have their use. When deciding which one to purchase,
I'd simply decide how much $$ you want to spend - and then select one based on price.
If you're looking for a gift in the $75-$100 range, I'd suggest flattering your sweetie
with a bag by Jordana Paige. Right now, the hot item is the Ocean Blue Knitter's Satchel.
These bags were designed for knitters -by knitters- and therefore have loads of crafter-friendly features.
Think of it as a toolbox with a leatherman and a hammer built into the side... who could resist?
I've yet to meet a knitter that couldn't use another tape measure
or something cute and helpful to keep in their knitting bag (i.e., the hand balm).
These items are great prices and perfect to put in with a Birthday or Mother's Day card.
The Vogue series of reference books is perfect for knitters of all levels.
If the price is right, I'd start with the Ultimate Knitting Guide and then add the Stitchionary
books over time. These books are so much better - and more complete - than any other books, I
wouldn't worry about redundance if your knitter already has a reference book or two.
Choose any of the 3 books in this series, based on the ability level of
your knitter. For very novice knitters, you'll want to give them Book 1, but add Book 2
for a perfect gift - those 2 books together will get your knitter going... And select Book 3
for those that are ready to take their craft to the next level.
If you've got $20 to spend and aren't sure which books to get, I'd suggest
getting this quick reference book. Spiral bound, it's the perfect book for taking on trips
and stashing in your knitting bag. This book is perfect for all levels.
You'll get a lot for your money with these books! With a recently added
crochet book, there are now 3 options from which to choose. These books are the perfect
gift for the slightly younger crowd (40s and under?) and have tons of fashionable patterns
as well as complete instructions. I'd suggest "the knitters handbook" for the new knitter,
and then "stitch n' bitch nation" for someone a little further along.
A new book that's been selling out over and over again, 'One Skein' has
30 projects that your knitter can complete using just 1 skein (as the name implies) of yarn
in his/her stash. There's something in this book for everyone and it's pretty new, so chances
are that your knitter doesn't have it yet.
Felting is all the rage right now and these books have been flying off of the shelves.
If your knitter is starting to get interested in other aspects of knitting - or has been making purses
and other bags, then these are the books for her.