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Last Minute Knitter Gifts for Every Budget

Written by Thread & Maple


Posted on December 13 2023

Are you looking for special knitter gifts that will warm the hearts of every yarn enthusiast this holiday season? Then you've come to the right place. 

There's a unique joy in selecting something that resonates your favorite knitter, a gesture that acknowledges the artistry and passion knit into every stitch.

Whether you're on the lookout for a treat for a dear friend, a beloved family member, or yourself (because you deserve it!), we've meticulously crafted the ultimate gift guide tailored to suit every budget.

Fabulous on a Budget

On the Go: Keep your favorite knitting essentials close with a compact and stylish notions case. The On the Go includes 3 essential notions: a pair of tapestry needlesmini scissors and steel ring stitch markers. About the size of a credit card, it snaps shut with discreet magnets, keeping your tiny essentials secure. It contains one zip and two inner pockets for any other small items that you frequently use on the go (like small stitch holders or mini tailor's tape for example).


Leather Care Kit: Show a little love to your cherished knitting tools with a handy leather care kit. This leather care kit includes a compact leather buffer pad for quick touch-ups, a high-quality microfiber cloth, a cleaning soap to keep your leather supple, and a conditioning salve to restore its luster and protect it from wear and tear.  It’s easy to use and works like magic! Watch scratches and nicks disappear as your leather returns to full luster.


Maple Phone Stand: Handmade with love in Canada from natural maple wood, this stand keeps your digital patterns in sight and small notions within reach. The stand's magnetic tray will hold tight to your stitch markersscissors and darners while you work.


Leather Tape Measure: Who doesn't love matching accessories? Our  Leather Tape Measure coordinates (in five colors!) with our binders, bags, and pages. The measure extends to 60" / 1.5 m and retracts with the push of a button.


Cork Notions Tray: Stay organized in style with a Cork Notions Tray. At 6.5"/16 cm squared, it's perfect for holding stitch markers, buttons, and other small items. Handmade from sustainably harvested cork, it adds a touch of eco-friendly charm to any knitting space.


Affordably Elegant

Leather Necessaire: Simple and elegant, this project bag is the perfect home for your WIPs, aka 'works in progress'. Its flat open base and unique zipper shape lends itself to open wide, allowing the bag to comfortably hold a medium-sized 4-5 skein knitting project.


Leather Pop-up Bag: For those who knit on the move, a Pop-Up Bag is a game-changer. We designed this bag for 1-2 skein projects like socks, mittens, hats, and cowls. Grab it and go as a cute clutch for any outfit or add on the Leather Brass Shoulder Strap for an all-day option (or for the awe-inspiring walking knitters among you).


Maple Tablet Tray: Watch your favorite crafty podcast or tutorial, while keeping your cup of coffee and notions organized and at hand with this beautiful Tablet Tray. Handcrafted in Canada from natural maple wood, this piece is both stylish and practical, with several compartments to keep your writing and crafting tools within easy reach. 


Maker's Mini Folio with Mini Notebook & Pen: This compact and stylish Mini Folio is perfect for jotting down quick project notes, grocery lists, and whatever else your heart can imagine. This folio is a great gift for knitters & non-knitters alike. Grab the perfectly sized A6 Notebook and Pen to go along with the folio and still be under budget.


Carryall Basket: Simple and elegant, this handmade cotton cord basket is the perfect home for your Essential Notions and knitting projects. With handles & accents in our timeless Whiskey & Chocolate, this large basket allows you to display your favorite skeins or keep your WIP contained in a perfect Knitter Gift.


Special Splurges for a Special Someone 

Needle Binder in 2 Colors

Needle Binder: Protect and display their needle collection with our revolutionary Needle Binder. This is a beautiful and luxurious knitter gift for someone who appreciates craftsmanship.

If you know the exact interchangeable needle sets you or your gift recipient own, we have pages (that double as a mini case) designed to snuggly secure all the most popular needle sets.

Not sure which set to get? No worries! Get the Binder Starter Kit or check out our non-set-specific pages, such as the DPN page, the Fixed Circular page, our Project Page, and our new Notions Page!


Boundless Bag:  Originally designed as a knitting project bag, we’ve come to take the Boundless Bag everywhere for everything--travelling from city to countryside to beach, its versatility is truly boundless!

It unzips at both sides to lay near-flat to serve as a delicate bed for your large knitting project (or to find your lost lip balm or to hunt down that last diaper) while on the go.

It's a luxurious addition to anyone’s collection—be they knitter or not—combining form and function.


Notions Clutch & Tools Bundle: The epitome of elegance, a Notions Clutch and Tools Bundle is perfect for organizing and carrying essentials. Your Bundle will contain the following:

  • Notions Clutch
  • Bamboo Cable Needle: 12.5cm (5")/7mm (US10.75,
  • Embroidery Scissors
  • Maple Tape Measure
  • Removable Stitch Markers
  • Tapestry Needles.

 A stylish statement piece that any knitter would be proud to show off and when bundled with the gorgeous tools, you have the perfect gift!


Leather Pochette: Ready to feel the sophisticated grace of Audrey Hepburn touring Rome in one small handbag? (Can you guess the movie?)

This petite elegant bag fits a 1-2 skein project, with an inner zip pocket and compartments that perfectly fit an On the Go and leather tape measure. Meticulously handcrafted from genuine quality leather, it's velvety soft to the touch.

These Pochettes have a magnetic snap closure, for snag free knitting, and you can even keep your tapestry needles handy by sticking them to the little “x” on the inner lip. Each comes with a wrist strap, but don't forget to complete the ensemble with a matching tassel and shoulder strap for everyday ease! 


Wrap up the joy!

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, finding the perfect last-minute Knitter Gift can be a true lifesaver. No matter your budget we have thoughtful options waiting to make someone's day.

These last-minute gift ideas are more than just tokens; they're expressions of care, consideration, and the spirit of giving.

May your last-minute shopping be stress-free and your gifts be met with smiles. Happy gifting and, most importantly, Happy Holidays!



Sam & Olga



  • Oh, my leather pochette arrived and I love it! The leather is one of the finest I ever touched and the colour is deep! Delivery to Europe was fast, thank you!

    Posted by Ute | December 14, 2023
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