You can also decorate the basket with exquisite wrappings. If the person you are gifting is a knitter he or she will definitely appreciate your efforts, and keep the basket as his prized possession.
You are enthusiastic enough then you can try making your own knitting baskets. All you will need in some time and a lot of creativity. Just keep one thing in mind that always use a heavy fabric, and a good quality wood for the frame. These home made knitting baskets are useful to keep all your knitting material, and if you are not undertaking at present then use them to store your newspapers, TV remotes etc.
If you are creative enough then decorate your basket with some ribbons, sequins etc. if your basket turns out stylish then you can use it to carry your knitting material, to your visits to the parks and gardens. When you are not knitting making knitting baskets is a good recreational activity.
Using knitting baskets made out of salt water reeds is the latest trend amongst knitters. Originally, this basket was used to carry rice from the field to the market. The baskets were woven by the village artisans, who used to harvest salt water reeds. They used to flatten these reeds using hand press, and then it was dyed. You can get these baskets in the natural hay color.
By using simple or stylish, modern or traditional knitting baskets you can certainly avert the mess that is created due to storing of knitting materials. Hence these baskets not only make your knitting experience pleasing but also well organized.