Purls of Wisdom With These 50 Knitting Puns

Natalie Grant (with child sleeping)
Written by Natalie Grant Updated on October 3rd, 2023

Check out these 50 knitting puns and you’ll be in stitches of laughter.

You need skill when knitting as you do when telling jokes. Here we have combined the two; so let us get crafty!

In the past knitting was a hobby for old folks like your Grandma. It gave us that comforting feeling when Granny knitted us that sweater or hat. Or even the embarrassment when you have to try on that Christmas sweater you were given.

Now knitting has become popular with younger people. The mommy bloggers show their work on social media platforms.

So thread carefully into these knitting jokes and cast off a few of your own.

  1. What did the knitter say when she finished her project? That’s a wrap!
  2. I’m so glad I learned to knit because it’s really weaved its way into my life.
  3. I’m so addicted to knitting that I’m in a yarn over my head.
  4. I just finished knitting a sweater-it’s been a really woolly affair.
  5. Knitting is my passion, it runs through my stitches.
  6. What did the knitter say when he finished his scarf? It’s a yarn-derful feeling.
  7. What did the tailor say when the needle broke? Oh, darn it!
  8. The needle was angry with the thread so he cut it short.
  9. What did the needle say when it saw the tailor? Sew nice to meet you!
  10. I’m so hooked on knitting, it’s unbe-weavable.
  11. I’ve decided to start a business, but I’m still trying to sew up the details.
  12. I’ve never been a fan of patchy jokes, they’re just not my style.
  13. Wool you come to the knitting competition?
  14. I’m a total knit-wit!
  15. Why did Granny go to the pharmacy? She had knits.
  16. I’m so into knitting that I’m a real cardi-fanatic.
  17. What do you call someone who is crazy about knitting? A loom.
  18. My needles are acrobatic. They loop the loop.
  19. I’ve got a knack for knitting, it’s like an in-stitch-able talent.
  20. How do sweaters keep themselves cool? Open the fri-nge.
  21. The knitter didn’t share knitting know-how. She was a purl -clutcher.
  22. What did the knitter say when she finished a hat in the competition? Tou-pe.
  23. I’m a knitter, so I’m sew clever! 
  24. Knitter like to sing the song “ It’s all about the l-ace, no trouble.”
  25. I’m sew over the moon about my new knitting needles.
  26. What do you call a knitted alpaca? A fleece of its own.
  27. What did the yarn say to the needle? Take me for a loop!
  28. Knitting is a high-brow hobby.
  29. What do you call a sweater for a cat? A purr-l.
  30. I tried to knit a hat but I got into a real stitch-uation.
  31. I’m sock-cessful at coming up with puns, I should be a pun-knit.
  32. Making a pattern of my own design is a real fabric-ation.
  33. I’m trying to knit a blanket, but it’s really proving to be a woolly difficult task.
  34. My Granny is hilarious at knitting. It puts us in stitches.
  35. Who invented knitting? Mother of purl.
  36. Why was the knitting row too tight? I was being a purl clutcher.
  37. I’m a knitter, not a quitter.
  38. You could say I’m a real woolly-minded knitter.
  39. How do knitters communicate with each other? By text-iles.
  40. I just got a new yarn-do.
  41. This room is cold, let’s knit together.
  42. My granny really sock-it to them in the knitting competition.
  43. I’m famous in the knitting world. I loom large.
  44. My knitting needles are depressed. It’s more cry than wool.
  45. Does your Granny always make that horrible face when knitting? Oh, she’s just knitted her brows.
  46. I’d never let my knitting go to waste—I’m always looking for a way to purl it forward.
  47. Knitting is my purl of wisdom.
  48. I’m not the best knitter in the world, but I know how to tie up loose ends.
  49. The hat I knitted was so strange we were all in knits and giggles.
  50. Someone copied my knitting pattern. It was a stitch-up.
Natalie Grant (with child sleeping)
Written by Natalie Grant Updated on October 3rd, 2023