Perfect and appropriate gifts for knitters are good quality knitting baskets. Or if you are facing the problem of misplaced knitting accessories or needles, then you can gift yourselves a beautiful, simple knitting baskets. These baskets can be used to store all your yarn, accessories and needles, without messing up your house.
Earlier knitting baskets made out of cane and straw were used to store knitting material and accessories. But now days as the rage of knitting are catching up so is the rage for beautiful knitting bags. Today these baskets are available in a wide range of colors and shapes. From the traditional cane baskets decorated with ribbons to the modern one made out of silk, and fabric. But even today most of the basket manufactures use cane frames or wooden frames for their baskets.
The knitting bags not only make knitting easy as you can pack your knitting material and head to your garden or a nearby park. But mostly people use knitting baskets to store their knitting yarns at homes. Unlike knitting bags, you will never face the problem of poking needles if you use a hard basket. You can buy a larger basket, so that you can create separate sections for storing yarns, needles and other accessories.
If you are looking for a gift that will be appreciated by everybody, then try gifting a knitting basket filled with beautiful yarns and other accessories. But this gift will only be appreciated by the person who is interested in knitting or is learning this art. To make your gift even more appealing try putting colorful yarns, with accessories like sequins and buttons.
You can also decorate the basket with exquisite wrappings. If the person you are gifting is a knitter he or she will definitely appreciate your efforts, and keep the basket as his prized possession.
You are enthusiastic enough then you can try making your own knitting baskets. All you will need in some time and a lot of creativity. Just keep one thing in mind that always use a heavy fabric, and a good quality wood for the frame. These home made knitting baskets are useful to keep all your knitting material, and if you are not undertaking at present then use them to store your newspapers, TV remotes etc.
If you are creative enough then decorate your basket with some ribbons, sequins etc. if your basket turns out stylish then you can use it to carry your knitting material, to your visits to the parks and gardens. When you are not knitting making knitting baskets is a good recreational activity.
Using knitting baskets made out of salt water reeds is the latest trend amongst knitters. Originally, this basket was used to carry rice from the field to the market. The baskets were woven by the village artisans, who used to harvest salt water reeds. They used to flatten these reeds using hand press, and then it was dyed. You can get these baskets in the natural hay color.
By using simple or stylish, modern or traditional knitting baskets you can certainly avert the mess that is created due to storing of knitting materials. Hence these baskets not only make your knitting experience pleasing but also well organized.