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Modern yarn craft kits for Mother's Day 2020

Struggling for present inspiration for Mother's Day?

It can be hard to think of original gift ideas for Mother's Day, and sure, who doesn't love flowers and chocolates, but wouldn't it be nice to give something with a little more individuality? One of the best gifts you can give (in our opinion) is the gift of learning, because it's the gift that keeps on giving. Where better place to start than with a craft kit, from a small independent maker.

Craft kits for the modern yarn lover; mother.

There's something about a cake of freshly wound yarn that just gives us ALL the feels. It's soothing, calming and so lush to stroke. The craft movement is strong and there are a range of delightful yarn kits for the modern crafter, for all levels of abilities. Here's our round up of our favourite modern craft kits, from small independent makers.

I'm a knitter baby, don't try to change me.

Is your mum team-knit rather than team-crochet, then why not check out this gorgeous beginners knitting kit from Moloneymakes. This chunky headband knit kit, comes in an array of gorgeous (vegan) yarn colour options - so not only do you get to learn to knit, you can feel pretty good about it too. With all the steps and techniques covered in the instructions and kits starting at £25, this is a fab option that isn't going to break the bank.

Put down the knitting needles I'm a hooker through and through

If the idea of your mum having needles in both hands is a little terrifying (I'm with you by the way), then why not break her in gently with a beginners crochet kit. Armed with just a hook, a ball of yarn and easy to follow instructions from Stitching me Softly she'll be whipping out these crochet baskets in no time. If she's a plant lover, you'll be getting double brownie points if you gift her this crochet basket duo kit for Mother's Day. You never know, she might whip one up for you too!

Drop it like it's hot.

Well not quite hot, more hot / damnWoollen Wytch Drop spindle kit that's good, but you get my drift. Your mum is thorough, she wants to see the process from start to finish, so let's start at the beginning with learning to spin your own yarn kit from Woollen Wytch. With a beautiful handmade spindle, this is a really unique gift to get your mum crafting. Instructions are clear and easy to follow, meaning the kids can get involved too!

Been there done that, she's a crafting queen.

Punch needle beginner kitYou're stuck; your mum knows more about craft than you do, she has a room dedicated to craft (formally known as your bedroom). You know you can't possibly get her something she hasn't already tried. Hold up, what's this punching malarkey? Cited as a hot new trend for 2020 by Etsy, why not really impress her with your crafting knowledge and treat her to a beginners punch needle kit. Complete with everything you need to get started in this relaxing craft, you'll have her punching in no time.

 


So that's you sorted then, a range of lovely yarn based craft kits for the modern mum. If you've a particular fondness for Bristol you'll be extra pleased as all these lovely designer-makers are based in Bristol, UK too.


Your mum has learnt a skill, she's feeling chilled after all that mindful crafting and you supported a small, independent business in the process. Well aren't you a good egg.