5 Knitted Holiday Gifts to Start Spinning for Now!
I know what you’re thinking: holiday gift planning already?! It must sound like I’m one sugarplum short of a fairy, but trust me when I say, it’s never too early. Think about how magical it would be to hand your loved one a handmade gift that you crafted from fiber to finished object.
If this sounds appealing to you in any way, Felicia Lo’s Dyeing to Spin and Knit is your one-stop holiday spinning resource. In addition to Felicia’s in-depth dyeing and spinning techniques and tips, you’ll find 10 gorgeous knitting patterns perfect for holiday gifts. Take a peek at 5 of our favorite patterns from Dyeing to Spin and Knit that you’ll want to start spinning for now!
Top-Down Toolbox Socks
Looking to make multiple gifts with your holiday spinning? The Top-Down Toolbox Socks are a great way to use up single skeins of handspun yarn. These are the socks your loved ones will definitely want as gifts!
Vineyard Lace Scarf
Looking for an elegant gift to start spinning for? The Vineyard Lace Scarf is a simple knit that will look anything but! Make a scarf just like Felicia’s by spinning laceweight yarn that you can handpaint for that beautiful pooled-color look.
Willow Leaf Scarf
Is your loved one big on color? Let Felicia be your guide as you spin gradient or color-shifting yarn for the Willow Leaf Scarf. Another great single-skein project, this simple pointed-end scarf will let your spinning shine for the holidays.
Summer Garden Pi Shawl
Who doesn’t love a beautiful shawl? Don’t let the name fool you—the Summer Garden Pi Shawl would make a gorgeous gift in any season. It is knitted using laceweight yarn, so you’ll want to start your holiday spinning soon to leave time to make this elegant shawl.
Looking to go all out with your holiday spinning? The Evensong Blanket is the ultimate luxury holiday gift. This color-block blanket allows you to play with color by pairing multiple skeins of worsted-weight yarn. Felicia also offers an alternative gradient version made by holding multiple colors of fingering-weight yarn together.
If knitting gifts with handspun yarn is in your future, make sure you check out Dyeing to Spin and Knit, and start your holiday spinning soon!
Happy Holiday Spinning!