Presenting the 2012 Natural Stitches Gift Guide!

Whether you’re looking for gift ideas for a friend or you want to drop subtle hints to family members, let us help! May we suggest leaving this article up on your computer screen?

Luxury items

  • Interchangeable needle set: Addi, HiyaHiya, or ChiaoGoo ($67.50 – $179)
  • Spinning wheel ($640-$720)
  • Yarn winder ($54.95 & $280) and swift ($42 – $92): purchase together and receive 10% off! (From now until December 31st)
  • Soakboxes ($50): see our review below!
  • Luxury spinning fiber ($11-$65): silk, yak, soy, llama, corn, hemp, and more!
  • Bamboo straight needle set in collector box ($37.50)

Reference Books: Build a Library

  • Knitter’s Book of Wool ($30)
  • Knitter’s Book of Socks ($30)
  • Knitter’s Book of Yarn ($30)
  • Alice Starmore Fair Isle Knitting ($29.95)
  • Alice Starmore Aran Knitting ($29.95)
  • 200 Fair Isle Motifs: A Knitter’s Dictionary ($24.95)
  • Barbara Walker stitch guides ($30)
  • Any Elizabeth Zimmerman book ($16.95 – $32.00)
  • Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook ($35)
  • Principles of Knitting ($45)
  • The Knitting Experience: The Knit Stitch ($19.95)
  • The Knitting Experience: The Purl Stitch ($19.95)
  • The Knitting Experience: Color ($24.95)

Books!
Build your reference library!

Yarn! You can never have too much . . .

  • Madelinetosh: Tosh DK ($19.30), Tosh Vintage ($19.35), Tosh Lace ($24.70), and Tosh Sock ($26.80)
  • Everybody loves alpaca: Eco Cloud ($14.50), Cloud ($14.50), Baby Alpaca Chunky ($14.50), Eco Duo ($15), Eco Alpaca ($16), Pure Alpaca ($16)
  • Dream in Color: Calm ($18), Wisp ($20), Classy ($20), Smooshy ($24), Smooshy with Cashmere ($30)
  • Mountain Colors Weaver’s Wool: Get a whole sweater out of one skein! ($76)
  • Blue Sky Alpacas Metalico: a beautiful blend of 50% alpaca and 50% silk ($14.60)
  • Good for Ewe: Sultry Steps ($16) and Mirrorball ($19.50)
  • Zen Yarn Garden: Pure Silk ($21), Serenity 20 ($32), Serenity Silk Singles ($35)
  • Island Yarns: Noki ($30) and Pagoda ($24)
  • Cascade Casablanca: make a striped scarf, letting the yarn do all the work! ($17)

Yarn!
Top row, L-R: Zen Yarn Garden, Cascade Casablanca, Island Yarns, Alpaca!
Bottom row, L-R: Mountain Colors Weaver’s Wool, Good for Ewe, Dream in Color, Madelinetosh

Handy Accessories

  • Project bags from Stitched by Sasha ($10 – $45)
  • Baskets from Honeycomb ($20 – $76)
  • Shawl pins ($4 – $46)
  • Lantern Moon project bags ($23)
  • MiPattern Savers from Slipped Stitch Studios ($35)

Accessories
L-R: Stitched by Sasha bags, Honeycomb baskets, MiPattern Savers

Stocking Stuffers

  • Handmaid lotions($9): choose from four scents
  • Soak foot cream ($10): choose from four scents
  • Tape measures ($6.90 – $11.50): because they disappear into a black hole
  • Sweater stone ($7)
  • Handi tool ($1.60): easily lost and probably hanging out with all your lost tape measures
  • Temporary tattoos from Soak ($10)
  • Soak sample packs ($1)
  • Stitch markers ($1.90 – $9): also easily lost and hanging out with the tape measures and the Handi Tools
  • Tiny Mochi kits ($12)
  • Row counters ($2.10 – $10.50)
  • Tapestry needles ($1.46 – $6.75): again, hanging out with the lost items above
  • Handmade soap ($5)
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