Advanced search

Crochet hamper gift ideas needed!

(21 Posts)
Penguinbeaver Fri 15-Nov-13 20:19:39

As the title says really! My DSis has started to learn how to crochet and I would like to put together a hamper for Christmas for her so any ideas welcome apart from the obvious wool, a book maybe? Thanks thanks

Lonecatwithkitten Fri 15-Nov-13 21:46:22

I have my heart set on one of these. If you were my sister and bought me one I would be delighted.
Alternatively any of these crochet hooks are my favourites to use as I find they sit so nicely in my hand.
Finally this is my favourite magazine so and copy would be great.

Lonecatwithkitten Fri 15-Nov-13 21:47:31

Sorry this magazine.

ParkerTheThief Fri 15-Nov-13 21:56:45

I love Addi Swing hooks, they are about £7 each.
A small bag to carry projects about in.
A pin cushion with some large needles on it for darning in ends
Small sharp scissors
Some really beautiful skeins of yarn
Nice pattern books

I wish you were my dsis

Some stitch markers for crochet in the round. You'd probably find them on Etsy.

A nice little tape measure.

Ladyface Fri 15-Nov-13 22:03:46

How about one of these for crocheting on the edge of fabric?

Ladyface Fri 15-Nov-13 22:10:27

looselegs Sat 16-Nov-13 17:11:37

I've just bought my friend a gorgeous pair of cath kidston scissors and matching tape measure.You could pop something like that in.x

craftynclothy Mon 18-Nov-13 16:23:25

This is a really nice book as is the Cute & Easy crochet book a PP linked to.

Polymer clay covered crochet hooks on Etsy (I'd tend to buy a 4mm hook)

Stitch markers (again from Etsy) - make sure you get ones for crochet not knitting (knitting ones are closed, crochet ones are/can be opened so you can remove them)

Pretty pair of scissors

Pretty tape measure

Project bag (again, lots on Etsy) - usually hold a ball or two of yarn

aerynsun Mon 18-Nov-13 21:43:56

A crochet hook case - so useful

SoupDragon Tue 19-Nov-13 08:11:32

Maybe a gift voucher from Black Sheep, Deramores or similar?

SoupDragon Tue 19-Nov-13 08:12:16

I have my crochet in a wicker picnic basket by the sofa so if you could pack it in something like that, it might be useful smile

MiaowTheCat Wed 20-Nov-13 19:23:34

You're organised - I have my crochet chucked all over the dining table and have to move it every time the kids need to eat!

Nice hooks and something nice to keep them in - either a specialist case, or I use a pencil case to store all mine.

sOODdragon Wed 20-Nov-13 19:30:39

Oh, I have crochet scattered everywhere as well grin

Penguinbeaver Thu 21-Nov-13 06:37:35

thanks thanks for all the great ideas, I have started going through the links and collating a list. Also came across a bargain leather like pouch that can be used as a crochet hook case on the bargain threads for 70p!

sOODdragon Thu 21-Nov-13 10:56:32

FFS. I've now ordered a few of those pouches.
Which lead me to the bargain thread.
Which means I've now spent about £100 without shifting my butt from my seat at the kitchen table.


Kveta Thu 21-Nov-13 15:13:42

ooh, could anyone link to the pouch? my hooks are everywhere, need a containment solution that isn't just the walls of the house grin

sOODdragon Thu 21-Nov-13 17:23:29

Pouch. I may sew a fabric cover over the outer part though.

Kveta Thu 21-Nov-13 17:27:02

thank you!

trice Thu 21-Nov-13 17:31:56

I love pompom makers. A Lucy pack? A rainbow of Rico creative cotton? Depends how much you want to spend really.

MiaowTheCat Fri 22-Nov-13 08:33:25

I just use a nice pencil case to hold hooks and scissors.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now