Make Your Own DIY Countdown Calendar

Make Your Own DIY Countdown Calendar

There's no better gift for a knitter than more yarn. Which could be the reason that Yarn Advent Calendars - or Countdown Calendars as we like to call them - are so popular. A tradition for fiber lovers everywhere, these calendars, typically are used to countdown the days to Christmas or Hanukkah, contain a curated collection of mini skeins individually wrapped to open each day. 

We love the idea of daily gifts that put a smile on your face. Whether you're gifting to a friend or treating yourself, counting down to a special event or holiday, or just spreading some daily cheer during a hard time, we have the tools you need to create your very own. 

Meet our DIY Countdown Calendar Kit, full of supplies you need to wrap 30-days worth of small tools and gifts. 

Inside our kit, you will find: 

  • (8) mini kraft envelopes
  • (8) 6x9 polka dot kraft bags
  • (7) 3x5 kraft bags
  • (5) 5x7 gold organza drawstring bags
  • (2) 4.5" long kraft pillow boxes
  • (40) 1" colored stickers
  • (1) roll colored washi tape
  • 10 yards colored twine
  • (1) permanent marker

Then the rest is up to you! Fill the bags with mini skeins, stitch markers, notebooks, pins, and anything else that you love. 

Some of our favorite small gifts, include:



Build your Countdown Calendar by slipping one small gift into one of the bags and then securing it closed with twine, washi tape, or one of the circle stickers. Use the permanent marker to write the numbers on the order the gifts should be opened. 

 Watch us build a 22-day Countdown Calendar in just a minute:

Get your Countdown Calendar Kit here:

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