Knitted Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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There are so many knitted mother’s day gift ideas that you can see in a store or online, but why not make something too?

Most moms say they don’t need anything, but what about a thoughtful handcrafted surprise?

You can make your mom a handmade gift in her favorite colors.

gift box with a crochet flower decoration

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

I put together a few gifts for mom and grandma on Amazon, with plenty of handmade goodies for you to choose from.

Giving your mom something that you have made yourself, will be really special.

From gifts of jewelry, like a nice necklace or bracelet, to pajamas, slippers, or candles found on Etsy, you can add a more personal handmade gift too.

For new moms, you may want to knit something for the baby – Baby Knitting Patterns.

Mothers day gifts

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts

The best mother’s day presents, in my opinion, are those that have been handmade.

With time spent crafting something amazingly unique with your own two hands, what’s not to love?!

From a cozy infinity scarf, a clutch for mama’s vacation, or an easy pair of wrist warmers knit in a soft lavender shade of yarn, you will just have to get those needles out.

three generations of family

Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Take a look at this roundup of unique mother’s day gifts and see what you can knit or crochet (continue reading below).

crocheting with tee shirt yarn

1. Triangle Scarf

Make your mom a knitted triangle scarf with this easy beginner-level pattern.

The triangle scarf can be worn in a number of ways and is made with lightweight tape yarn.

This makes it great to wear in spring/summer and you can pair this gift with some new sunglasses, a bunch of mom’s favorite flowers, or a new book.

woman wearing a triangle scarf

2. Bamboo Clutch

The bamboo clutch bag would make a great gift – with its interesting design.

You can make one in any color and add bamboo handles or plastic handles to finish.

The right size for the summer, this clutch will definitely be a hit with your mom!

bamboo stitch knitted clutch bag

3. Arm Warmers

Perhaps your mom would like a pair of arm warmers?

Does she drive a lot or type all day and get cold hands?

Then this easy beginner-level pattern could be just the thing for a bit of warmth, they knit up fast too, so great for a last-minute gift for the special women in your life.

knitted wrist warmers

4. Oversized Chunky Knit Sweater Pattern

If knitting garments is more your thing, you might like this sweater pattern.

Made with super bulky yarn this raglan sweater has three stitch patterns, ribbing for the cuffs and neck, Irish moss stitch, and stockinette stitch.

chunky knit sweater pattern

5. Mommy and Me Hats

Mommy and me matching hats are also a great gift to give to your loved ones.

Make these easy ribbed beanie hats in any color combination.

Available in two sizes only  – adult and baby, you can make them go with any mom and me outfits!

mommy and me matching beanies

6. Dog Sweater

Is your mom a dog mom? Mine is!

Her dogs are her furry babies and she showers them with gifts including outfits, treats, toys, and more. 

For the dog mom in your life, make her happy with a handmade dog sweater (available in three sizes).

dog wearing a striped knitted sweater

7. Outlander Knitting Patterns

Is your mom a HUGE fan of the TV series Outlander?

Then take a look at this collection of Outlander knits and make your mom something a sassenach would wear!

From fingerless gloves, arm warmers, cowls, and more – going through the stones has never been so stylish!

Claire's hand knitted wrist warmers with large cable design

8. Infinity Scarf

A stylish mom needs a chunky scarf to keep warm and cozy!

Make this easy knit seed stitch infinity scarf with bulky yarn.

The scarf will look awesome and made in any color.

knitted seed stitch infinity scarf

9. Oversized Cardigan

If your mom loves to be cozy, then this oversized cardigan would make a great gift!

Wrapping up in a blanket-like cardigan is so relaxing on cold days.

Available in 4 sizes this cardigan is knit with super bulky yarn.

Chunky oversized cardigan

10. Knit Hat Patterns

If your mom is into knitting or crochet, then why not get her some valuable maker tools.

Fuel mom’s hobby with books, knitting supplies, and project totes that you know she will use.

You could also get some supplies to make a knit kit – fancy yarn and needles to go with a pattern you found online (*cough, like something from my site, cough*).

woman wearing a seed stitch knitted beanie

Whatever your mom is into, I hope that you have found some gift ideas from this list!

Let me know what you’re thinking about making in the comments below.

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