Want to learn how to knit? These fantastic at-home knitting kits are all you need to get started — they include high-quality knitting needles, easy-to-read patterns, and all the super-cozy yarn you’ll need.
Kits for Knitters
Are you interested in starting a knitting project, but not quite sure where to begin? If you’ve never knitted before, you may be overwhelmed trying to figure out what supplies and patterns you’ll need to buy.
If so, keep reading. I’ve gathered up nine of my very favorite knitting kits that will help you learn how to knit in no time. The kits I’ve listed below are specifically designed with beginners in mind: they include easy-to-understand patterns and all of the required materials.
After you learn to knit and purl, you’ll be able to create cozy sweaters, blankets, scarves, hats, and more. As a bonus, either the kits themselves or the final product would make great gifts for friends and family.
What to Look for in a Knitting Kit
A good knitting kit will include all the materials necessary to complete a finished project. That is so much easier than having to figure out every piece you will need to make various knitting items.
At a minimum, a kit will have:
Quality Needles in the correct size.
Quality Yarn in sufficient quantity to finish the project
Easy to follow pattern with clear instructions. Tutorial videos are a nice bonus!
Some kits may include extra items, like scissors, stitch counters, stitch markers, or a project tote bag.
9 Knitting Kits for Beginners
The best beginner knitting kits will all of the essential supplies and materials to learn how to knit.
The Bluprint Box is one of the best knitting kits you can get, and it's such a great value. This box includes absolutely everything you'll need to get started.
Includes: super-soft yarns, easy-read patterns, professional tools, and canvas carrying case!
I love this kit because it includes 3 projects worth of supplies -- a Striped Hat, a Waffle Stitch Cowl, and Wrist Warmers. It's such a great deal when you consider how much all of these supplies would cost separately.
One of the best things about this kit is that it includes Bluprint's beginner-friendly Startup Library: Knitting class (free with your membership!) You'll be able to start knitting in no time at all.
The Evelyn sleeveless top may look impressive, but it's actually a great choice for a first sweater project. It's a well-written, easy pattern to follow. I love that it has multiple sizes so you can size up the pattern.
This pattern uses a few simple stitches, shaping, and the "pick up and knit" technique.
Hi sarah, thank you so much for this article!
I'm an etsy person and a stay at home mom and am starting a knit/ crochet kit company. I wondered if you might be willing to review one of my kits. Im launching in june and every bit helps a newbie!
I appreciate what you do!
Tuesday 29th of September 2020
How did your kits work out? I am afraid to try , so am looking at kits. Let me know what you have found works.
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