12 Craft Kits to Make and Give This Holiday Season
We are believers in making things with our hands and the positive mental outcomes that result from doing so. This season, we would like to challenge you to try out a new hobby through one of these craft kits. You never know how trying something new will affect your life.
1. The Pendleton Clutch Kit from Fancy Tiger Crafts is a quick project wholly worth dusting off the old sewing machine. Take the Fancy Tiger Crafts class in the store or on www.Creativebug.com for help. Sample in Black Condensed.
2. The Make. Do. Mend. Cross-Stitch Kit from Junebug and Darlin celebrates our love for craft and is a great beginning cross-stitch project you’ll want to keep right on your desk.
3. Macramé is making a long-awaited comeback, and the DIY Plant Hanger Kit from Modern Macramé is a great way to learn some new knots or refresh your skills.
4. The Across the Pond Cowl Kit from My Sister Knits is a 360-degree stunner that includes two skeins of wonderfully squishy Brooklyn Tweed LOFT in Artifact, one springy skein of Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool in Salty Dog, and an adorable chicken stitch marker from katrinkles. Visit the My Sister Knits website for more colorways and kits.
5. The beautiful and approachable Autumn Flowers Embroidery Kit by And Other Adventures is the perfect pick-me-up in these chilly winter months.
6. This beautiful DIY Woven Necklace Kit from Daughter Handwovens comes in eight colorways. The loom is reusable, so you can make as many as you want.
7. The Dye Kit for Knitters by A Verb for Keeping Warm features natural dyes and beautiful projects. Following the instructions in The Modern Natural Dyer, you will dye yarn for three projects: a hat, shawl, and cowl. Then you get to knit the yarn you’ve dyed into a finished object!
8. An easy Llama Needle Felting Kit by Wool Buddy is a great way to try out the craft. Who wouldn’t want to add this adorable little buddy to their life?
9. Channel calming summer vibes with the Light of Day Crochet Tote Kit from Interweave. Four skeins of HiKoo Woodi produce a beautiful tote and a handy zippered pouch.
10. The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater is an important read celebrating our love of knitting. This is a perfect bedside or knitting-nook adjacent book for those much-needed inspiration breaks.
11. Modern Macramé has 33 projects so stunning, you’ll be hard-pressed to pick which one you’ll make first. This coffee table–worthy book will inspire you to add crafty flair to your household.
12. Learn to forage for your own natural dyes with The Wild Dyer by Abigail Booth. This book walks you through 15 patchwork and stitch projects including a drawstring forager’s bag, an apron, samplers, and a patchwork quilt.
Happy kitting and gifting,