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Your Handbook for Hostess Gift Etiquette: 60 Good Hostess Gifts

By: Ashley Alfirevic, Editor for

There are a few rules a proper house guest must absolutely follow: compliment the hostess on her lovely decor and immaculate home, make pleasant conversation and avoid uncouth words at all costs, and always, always bring a hostess gift. Don't fret when it comes to appropriate hostess gift etiquette. Our helpful handbook lists 60 good hostess gifts and will ensure that you act as a proper party guest. By giving a gorgeous hand knit, your gifts will have an innate, ladylike charm to them. Your hostess will love these beautiful knitted gifts. Give good hostess gifts that are useful, practical, and, above all, alluring.


French Inspired Knitted Coasters

Your Handbook for

Hostess Gift Etiquette:

60 Good Hostess Gifts


Sweater Wine Bottle Cover and Toppers Ideas

Knit Beer Cozy Pattern

Tea Cozy Knitting Pattern Ideas

Knit Coffee Cozy Ideas

Cup Cozy Pattern Ideas

DIY Gift Card Holders

Knit Coaster Ideas

Christmas Gift Topper Ideas


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Sweater Wine Bottle Cover and Toppers Ideas

When giving wine as a hostess gift, it is absolutely essential that one dresses it up with appropriate charm. While wine bottles are a staple on the list of good hostess gifts, knitted wine sweaters and bottle toppers will distinguish your gift as classy and posh.

Festive Wine Cozy

  1. Fall Feast Wine Cozy  
  2. Thankful Thursday Wine Cozy
  3. Knit Wine Bottle Sweater Pattern
  4. Holly Wine Topper
  5. Cabled Pine Wine Stopper
  6. Nightcap Bottle Toppers
  7. Rosy Cheeks Wine Bottle Cozies
  8. Festive Wine Cozy (Pictured)
  9. Cabled Holiday Wine Cozy
  10. Sparkly Holiday Wine Sweater
  11. Bottle of Bubbly Striped Cozy




Knit Beer Cozy Pattern

A proper houseguest should not open a canned alcoholic brew or engage in any general carousal. However, some attractive knitted cozies on affluent (and bottled) microbrews would make especially good hostess gifts. They also offer something for the often neglected husband.

Beer Cozy

  1. 30 Minute Drink Cozies
  2. Beer Cozy (Pictured)




Tea Cozy Knitting Pattern Ideas

Good hostess gifts are not limited to the gifts themselves; they must also include your good company. And what good houseguest doesn't partake in after dinner tea? Come ready with a knitted tea cozy to present to your hostess. Your beverages will stay warm during the ensuing hours of agreeable conversation.

Beginner Tea Cozy

  1. Pumpkin Autumn Tea Cozy
  2. Rustic Tea Cozy
  3. Autumn Tea Time Cozy
  4. Frosty the Snowman Tea Cozy
  5. Frosted Cupcake Tea Cozy
  6. Beginner Tea Cozy (Pictured)
  7. Bobble Free Tea Cozy
  8. Flower Power Tea Cozy
  9. Garter Daisy Tea Cozy




Knit Coffee Cozy Ideas

Good hostess gifts always take the revered hostess into account. Most celebrated hostesses will offer coffee with desserts, energizing her guests and the party. Show the hostess your appreciation for her classy and caffeinated beverages with a knitted coffee cozy.

French Press Coffee Cozy

  1. Make in Minutes Knit Espresso Cozy
  2. Briar Rose French Press Cozy
  3. French Press Coffee Cozy (Pictured)





Cup Cozy Pattern Ideas

Give your gorgeous hostess a knitted gift that she can use after her frequent entertaining and lavish parties. As good hostess gifts, these knitted cup cozies both compliment her fine china and her everyday dishware.

Vintage Charm Cup Cozy

  1. Reindeer Christmas Cup Cozy
  2. Simple Sweater Mug Cozy
  3. Vintage Charm Cup Cozy (Pictured)
  4. Giant Mug Sweater
  5. Cabled Leaf Cozy
  6. Valentine Mug Cozy
  7. Irish Coffee Cozy
  8. Coffee Cup Cabled Cozy




DIY Gift Card Holders

Don't allow your gift to appear harsh and rushed. Even the simplest of gestures must be made personal and warm. Knit these gift card holder templates to make sure that your thoughtful good hostess gifts do not go unnoticed.

Gift Card Sweaters

  1. Christmas Tree Gift Card Cozy
  2. Snow Man Gift Card Cozy
  3. Holiday Gift Card Holder
  4. Tiny Treasures Stocking
  5. Little Ornament Gift Bags
  6. Nifty Knit Gift Bags
  7. Gift Card Sweaters (Pictured)




Knit Coaster Ideas

A proper houseguest not only offers good hostess gifts, but respects the lovely home she is in. By giving your hostess knitted coasters, you are protecting her tables and her impeccable taste.

Lace Edged Linen Coasters

  1. Peppermint Drink Coaster
  2. Bus Stop Basket Weave Knit Coasters
  3. Watermelon Coasters
  4. Simple Mitered Coaster
  5. Knit Cocktail Coasters
  6. Lace Edged Linen Coasters (Pictured)
  7. Patriotic Coaster
  8. Mod Knit Coasters
  9. French Inspired Knitted Coasters
  10. Homey I-Cord Coasters



Christmas Gift Topper Ideas

A true lady never leaves her gifts unadorned. After all, presentation is key. Distinguish your good hostess gifts with classic knit holiday ornaments or poignant poinsettias.

Poinsettia Gift Topper

  1. Tiny Tree Ornaments
  2. Ornamental Bells
  3. Poinsettia Gift Topper (Pictured)
  4. Knit Mittens as Ornaments
  5. Six Pointed Star Christmas Ornament
  6. Gingerbread Man Christmas Ornament
  7. Santa Face And Head Ornament
  8. Holiday Ornament
  9. Tiny Toque Ornaments
  10. Holiday Mistletoe Decor




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