• Holiday Inspiration

Looking for some great gift ideas? We’ve picked out a few books that are loaded with inspiration.

Melanie Falick’s ‘Handknit Holidays’ has some great designs for Christmas, Hanukkah and the Winter Solstice:

Rowan Classic ‘Winter Gifts’ has 24 contemporary classic gift ideas including hats, scarves, socks, gloves, mitts, legwarmers, a tea cosy and a hot water bottle, all knit with sumptuous yarns:

Louisa Harding’s ‘Knitting Little Luxuries’ is loaded with stylish and luxurious projects that would make gorgeous gifts:

Leigh Radford’s ‘One Skein’ has become a classic source of last minute gift ideas. All 30 projects are knit or crocheted with just one skein of yarn so they’re bound to be quick:

And if you need a gift for Rover:

We have lots more fantastic ideas for every creature on your list! Just ask us, we’d be happy to help.

This afternoon Becky unpacked a stack of ‘Last Minute Knitted Gifts':

A veritable treasure trove of gift ideas and the projects are helpfully grouped into sections according to estimated knitting time. There are gift ideas for kids, women and men. It’s not only a great book for gift inspiration but also a great gift for fellow knitters. This one’s only in Point Grey right now but it will make it across the bridge to Edgemont in a few days…

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