Sharing a variety of knitted and crocheted gift ideas, as well as free, printable gift tags to accompany your knit gift. Adding a ‘handmade’ tag adds something special to any gift.
If you are anything like me, the majority of your knit and crochet projects end up as gifts to friends and family. I used to gift sweaters, but when styles changed or the recipient outgrew the sweater, I’ve got to be honest…it poked my heart a bit.
So, I’ve switched to making blankets, potholder and washcloths to give as knitted and crocheted presents. Not only are these knitted and crocheted gifts ideas useful, but I’ve yet to meet the person who has too many washcloths or too many blankets. And on top of that, they are a one-size-fits-all kind of gift!
Oh, and one more thing…blankets and washcloths just never go out-of-style!
So, if you are looking for some easy knitting and crocheting projects for gifts, you’ve come to the right place! And to make your handmade presents just a wee bit more special (although I know it is already special enough), download these free, printable gift tags to accompany your gift.
There are 2 styles of these crochet and knitting tags; bands to wrap around washcloths, dishcloths or handtowel and circle ‘handmade’ gift tags to tie on blankets, throws or purses.
So, let’s start with ideas for some knitting presents…
Once you have knitted the gift, use one of these printable tags to accompany it. I use the long ‘wraps’ for my washcloths and dishcloths, but they would be equally useful on a knit or crochet handtowel.
The printable gift tag sheets come with these 3 designs. Simply print them on a piece of cardstock, cut them into 2.5″ STRIPS, wrap them around your washcloth and tape the back with scotch tape.
How easy is that?
I like the circle tags for blankets, throws and the purse. These tags are 2.4″ in diameter, so a 2.5″ circle paper punch is perfect.
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I used 65# cardstock in Kraft for these specific tags. Cream-colored 65# cardstock is another one that I often use as well. And I find my very inexpensive paper cutter comes in handy when cutting strips like this in straight lines.
You can access these free, printable gift tags one of two ways. Subscribers can pop over to the Subscriber Benefits Library Once you sign in, click on ‘Gift Tag Printables’ which will take you right to…you guessed it…Gift Tags! If you’ve forgotten the super secret password, no problem! I include it at the bottom of every New from the Nest email that arrives in your email inbox on Mondays.
Or you can click on the buttons below to get the printables you want. A window will open where you pop in your email address and I’ll send you the link to the free, printables:
Clicking this button will have the knit washcloth & dishcloth wraps, as well as the circle knit gift tags sent to your email inbox.
Clicking this button will have the crochet washcloth & dishcloth wraps sent to your email inbox
Another gift tag option is this knit care tag. You can detail the yarn fiber content and the washing instructions on this tag.
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