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Graduation Gift Guide

Written by Kate Curry

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2022! It’s incredible how all these graduates have been able to persevere through a pandemic to finish their education. If anyone deserves to celebrate their achievements, it’s these incredible graduates! 

If you have an amazing grad in your life, we have made this gift guide to help you out! 

Aanya Adjustable Short Tunic

A tan, plus sized woman is leaning up against a white wicker chair in a greenhouse while wearing a dark green and teal aanya adjustable short tunic.

This stunning short kaftan tunic can be an easy, one-step outfit or the foundation for a cozy layered look! Whether your grad is leaving college or stepping onto campus, they will be loving this tunic as a staple in their closet. 

Reclaimed Sari Medley Scarf

A black woman with gorgeous long hair is smiling softly at the camera with a pink and orange reclaimed sari medley scarf wrapped around her head as a headband.

If your grad is moving somewhere colder for school, or for work, they will love these sari silk medley scarves! Each scarf is one of a kind and it will add a pop of color to their closet!.

Skirt of the Month™

Four petite white women are posing on the beach. All of them are wearing different shades of blue skirts and their skirts are blowing in the ocean breeze.

Does your grad need some new threads? How about a skirt each month?! Sign your grad up for our skirt of the month club and each month they will be sent a unique, handmade, one of a kind skirt that they can wear in a ton of different ways! 

Exquisite Elephant Duster

A brown haired woman wearing dark sunglasses and a purple exquisite elephant duster in purple and white. She is outdoors, posing next to an old dark brown wooden barn.

Looking for some comfy study clothes or something for your grad to wear around their first apartment? Made with soft and luxurious fabric, this duster is the perfect mix of comfortable and stylish - and perfect for lounging around the apartment or dorm.

Darn Good™ Sari Wrap Skirts - Discovery 3-Pack

This image shows three different lengths of skirts: the maxi, the tea, and the mini. The maxi section is showing a plus sized model in a blue skirt and black tank top. The tea section is showing a tanned woman in a bright orange tea length skirt and a scarf tied around her torso as a top as she poses under a blossoming flower bush. The mini section is showing a plus sized model with long brown hair, who is wearing a bright yellow shirt and a bright orange and yellow polka-dotted skirt.

If your grad needs to expand their wardrobe, the discovery pack is just the way to do that! Each pack comes with 3 different lengths and a FREE! digital download of how to style like an artist look book!

Yarn of the Month® Club Monthly Subscription

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If your grad likes to burn off their nervous energy with crafting, our Yarn of the Month subscription would be the perfect treat! Each month, we will send your creative grad handmade, reclaimed yarn, a code for a free pattern, and a discount coupon to use on our site! This subscription helps employ hundreds of artisans in India, so while your grad winds down, they’re building someone up! 

Crafters Deluxe Storage Bag Bundle

A person wearing a gray sweatshirt is posing in front of a wall of rainbow yarn cakes. In their hands is a purple darn good yarn storage bag. The bag is stuffed full of yarn, notions, needles, stickers, and jewelry kits.

If your grad is moving away from home, give them a storage bag for their crafts - along with something to go in that bag! It’s bad luck to give an empty bag as a gift, did you know? 

Darn Good Yarn Editor's Box

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Do you know your grad is a crafter, but you’re not 100% sure what they like? Our hand curated editor’s box comes jam packed with yummy handmade and recycled yarn, notions, and other crafting goodies that will wow them! 

Fiber Fantasy Yarn Bundle Blowout 

A hand is holding up three different skeins of blue, green, and multicolored yarns. Behind the yarn are gorgeous yellow tulips and a brick wall.

Who doesn’t love a ton of yarn? Each Case Pack comes with a whopping 24 skeins of the yarn you select. Artisans in India spin and dye these yarns by hand. Your purchase will look good, feel good, and do darn good!

Gift Cards

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Grads deserve to choose what they’d like! If you want to give your graduate a little free reign on their closet or creativity, you can’t go wrong with a DGY gift card! 

Meet the Author

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Kate has been on the Darn Good Yarn team since 2018.

They have their degree in Creative Art Therapy & Psychology - and like crafting and animals a little too much.