mothers day knitting gifts

  • Gifts for Knitters Spring 2015

    This spring, you're in luck if you're looking for a knitting gift for a knitter! Knitting manufacturers have released new products in the last couple of months perfect for knitter gift giving! From new knitting bags to a new set of interchangeable knitting needles you'll find an awesome gift to surprise the knitter you love -whether it's for birthdays, Mother's Day or just for the fun of it. 


    If you've been paying attention to fashion at all in the last six months, the 1970's are back with a vengence. Wanderlust, Tanis Grey's new book of knitting patterns is right on trend, full of new 70's inspired knitting patterns with an extra sense of style. The book comes out March 2nd, so it's not every out yet -that's how new it is. Definitely a must have for any knitter's knitting book library.




    knitterspridemarblzneedlesKnitters Pride Marblz

    Knitters Pride, the fine folks who brought knitters the Karbonz interchangeable knitting needles and the Dreamz have just come out with a new, stronger set of acrylic interchangeable knitting needles. You may recall that Knitters Pride also produces the Trendz,which are a low-cost acrylic set of interchangeable knitting needles. The Trendz are very flexible and bend almost a little too much, but the Marblz are tough and hold up to tight knitting.


    knittersprideblockingmatKnitters Pride Lace Blocking Mats

    Sure, you could use your mattress to block your beloved lace projects, but why should you when Knitters Pride makes a great set of foam blocking mats that collapse into a small 12 x 13" block for easy storage when not in use.




    knitterscaseKnitting Case

    This isn't your usual knitting bag, or a knitting needle case. Imagine a knitting suitcase as a possible knitting bag. It's cute, it's retro and definite a departure from any other knitting bag on the market. A fun place to store your favorite knitting notions and yarns. Perfect as the storage component of a special knitting gift package. Include some yarn and a knitting book and you're good to go.



    lanternmoonsheepcaseLantern Moon Sheep Knitting Notions Holder

    Sheep are considered the knitter's animal mascot for obvious reasons. This tabletop sheep knitting notions holder will keep all of your knitter's little finicky tools from being all over the place, well one would hope. At least it's somewhere to put all those knitting notions as you come across them. 




    knitpickcaspiandpnsKnit Picks Caspian Wood Double Pointed Needles

    When you think knitting needle sets, you usually think about the interchangeable knitting needle sets as gifts, but every knitter needs a great set of double pointed knitting needles. Those are the needles knitters use to knit things in the round -sleeves, hats and socks. The Knit Picks Caspian set of double pointed needles comes in at a very affordable $29.99. The wood is stained in beachy blue tones that brighten any winter day.


  • Lantern Moon Knitting Bags for Mother's Day 2014

    April is nearly here and that means that it's almost time for Mother's Day. Save yourself a little bit of sanity and get your Mother's Day gift buying out of the way now, especially if you have your own little ones to take care of. If your mother or mother in law is a knitter one thing they will definitely appreciate is a roomy knitting bag to carry all of their knitting projects, patterns and knitting notions. Lantern Moon makes an amazing selection of knitting bags providing jobs to women that continue the handmaking traditions of southeast Asia. Whether your mom needs a small knitting project bag to keep all of her tools for one project organized or she requires a large knitting bag to stylishly tote her knitting around Lantern Moon has a beautiful knitting bag for her.


    uzubagClassic Uzu Knitting Bag

    This is the classic Lantern Moon knitting bag, and one of the first products that they brought to market. Made of bamboo-like matting, with a frame that allows the bag to stand like a basket, this is a great knitting bag made from natural materials that any mother would love on Mother's Day. $54.95





    lanternmoonyarnboxThe Lantern Moon Yarn Box

    One of the biggest knitting pet peeves is when your ball of yarn goes rolling across the floor so that you have to stop knitting, get up and walk across the room to retrieve it. Yarn boxes keep your ball of yarn in place, allowing you to focus on your knitting -and keeps your yarn from getting tangled up in other things, like your cat (or dog). $32.50



    latnernmoonurbandgardenbagThe Lantern Moon Urban Garden Knitting Bag

    You may have noticed that it's difficult to find a black knitting bag. Most knitting bags come in bright colors and patterns which can be a big turn off for the knitter with minimalistic tastes. The Urban Garden Knitting bag features vinyl suede along with textured cotton for a fashionable dark knitting bag for the coolest knitter you know. $75.00






    bluerosettebagBlue Rosette Knitting Project Bag

    Sometimes you don't need a new knitting bag, but any knitter can use multiple knitting project bags to keep each individual knitting project organized. These bags keep your various knitting projects from getting tangled up in each other, saving you valuable time trying to untangle projects and saving you from having to cut yarn. This rosette bag is absolutely darling and could be used as a small tote while out for dinner. $26.00









    lanternmoonhoboturquoiseLantern Moon Turquoise Hobo Knitting Bag

    With all the ethnic themed patterns popular in home accessories, bedding, and fabric in 2014 it was only a matter of time before Lantern Moon busted out with a simple knitting bag with classic tribal patterns. This knitting bag is perfect for the young mom to store her favorite knitting project. $54.00

    If these bags aren't your cup of tea, be sure to check out some of our other favorites here.

  • The Best Mother's Day Gifts for Knitters 2014

    knitterspridedreamz2014Mother's Day is two weeks away so we're giving you our favorite gift ideas for knitting mothers for 2014. You'll find some fun knitting gifts that will wow mom year after year and some new knitting products for 2014 that they may not even have yet. Thank your mom or grandma or wife for being an amazing mom and knitter and check out our best gift recommendations for knitting moms for 2014:

    Knitters Pride Interchangeable Knitting Needles

    If you get a Thames Bag, you might as well fill it up with some amazing knitting needles so your beloved knitter always has what they need. Knitters Pride makes sturdy and reliable sets of interchangeable knitting needles all at a reasonable price. Just do a quick peek at your partner's knitting needles. If they're mostly metal get the Knitters Pride Nova set, if they're mostly wooden get the Knitters Pride Dreamz and if they're bamboo check out the Knitters Pride Bamboo interchangeables. If you want to wow the heck out of your knitter -try the Knitters Pride Rosewood set$58-$90.

    The Knit Kit

    There's a new Knit Kit for 2014. It comes in purple and unlike previous versions the newest edition of The Knit Kit comes with a needle gauge on the back. Now your mom will always be able to ensure that her knitting needles are the correct size wherever she goes AND have all of her favorite knitting tools including a measuring tape, needle tip protectors, scissors, stitch markers, and stitch counter -all TSA compliant too! $24.95

    The Knitters Pride Thames Bag

    Knitters Pride doesn't just make amazing interchangeable knitting needle sets (which would also make fantastic mother's day gifts) they also make these brightly colored faux leather knitting bags with enough room for all of your knitting tools and a small project. A bargain at $40.00.

    TheBagsmithBag1The Bagsmith Knitting Bag

    We sound like a persistant toddler with the crazy number of times that we've recommended this knitting bag and that's because it's one of the best ways to store your favorite knitting projects both at home and on the go. The knitting fantasy is that you keep your knitting in a basket -well seasoned knitters will tell you that baskets bring bugs to your knitting and it's a wiser choice to use a knitting bag instead. The Bagsmith Knitting bag is your knitting basket on the go made of sturdy cotton canvas with clear plastic pouches on the outside so you can always find your favorite knitting tools. Only $38.00.

    Those are some of the most popular mother's day gifts for knitters. If you're looking for more ideas check out Lantern Moon's knitting bags for 2014 and find a cute and functional bag for the knitter you love.


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