What You Need to Know Before Buying a Yarn Advent Calendar
Advent calendars are a great way to build excitement and anticipation for the holiday season. They also make it easy for us to count down the days. If you have kids, they will love helping you open each day’s yarn package I’m sure.
In this article, I will be discussing what you need to know before buying a yarn advent calendar for your home or as a gift.
Here is what you should keep in mind when deciding which type of calendar to buy:
- How much yarn do you want for each mini? eg: 10gms or 20grms
- Do you want a full-size skein of yarn as well?
- Do you want a project bag or extras in with each day’s yarn surprise?
Advent calendars have been around for a lot of years, and lately, it seems as if yarn advent calendars have been taking over.
Advent Calendars on offer by Indie Yarn Dyers
Many Indie Dyers are offering yarn advent calendars and some even put the call out to purchase them six months in advance. If you don’t act quickly, once you see it advertised, you might miss out. Don’t worry, there are plenty of other yarn advent calendars to choose from as well.
Yarn advent calendars can come in a variety of shapes and forms. Some will come in individually small wrapped bags that are numbered 1- 25. Some companies offer a full-sized skein of yarn for the last day to open.
A number of companies will put them in a box that has a window for each day and you just open it up and your yarn is inside. A novelty way to display and very reminiscent of the olden day advent calendars.
Additions to your calendars can be small notions, such as stitch markers, pins, chocolates and hand cremes.
If you have a favourite Indie Dyer, check out their website for details about what type of yarn advent calendars or another good place to start is over at Etsy. This is where I normally search for mine.
The Best Yarn Advent Calendars For Knitters
Advent calendars are a great way to countdown to Christmas and enjoy some festive crafting.
Knitters will love these advent calendars because they can make a new project each day and countdown to Christmas! They are perfect if you want to make a new project, but you don’t have the time or energy!
These types can be as simple as finding twenty different color balls of yarn. Or as complex as making an entire jumper with twenty different projects!
Why You Shouldn’t Miss Out On The Chance To Get Creative With A New Yarn Advent Calendar
The advent calendar is a pretty cool gift for the creative person in your life. Whether they are an artist, crafter, or just like to design things, this gift is bound to keep their creativity flowing all year long.
What’s so great about the advent calendar is that it doesn’t have to be Christmas-themed. You can get one with any theme you want. Some are simple and others that use more colors and materials to make them extra special.
Or if you are like me, you just buy them for yourself to enjoy throughout the following year!!