Knifty Knitter & other Loom instructions, patterns, blogs, and more.
How to use this website. Pattern links are listed on the right. Instructions and blogs are listed on the left.
8/7/2013 - updating and removing some links.
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Here are some links that show you how to cast on, bind off, and knit special stitches on your round looms:
Cast On/Stitches/Cast Off
HOW TO CAST ON
Provocraft Video: Watch Provocraft's Video to see the cast on, knitting, and cast off process on the Knifty Knitter. Click here for low bandwidth and here for high bandwidth.
Bev's Country Cottage: Check out this site for step-by-step photographs of wrapping round looms. Also, great patterns if you want to jump ahead in your learning process. Ben Franklin's Website: They offer a quick photo review of wrapping the pegs and the Provocraft video links are at the bottom of the page. (beyond the knit stitch) HOW TO LOOM SPECIAL STITCHES
Eventually, you'll want to learn more than the basic wrap knit stitches. Please try these links:
shows you how to U-wrap for flat knitting on the round looms. LOOMLADY'S BLOG: HOW TO CAST OR BIND OFF
GATHERING METHOD: To gather the ends together (like you would do at the top of a hat or on a closed tube scarf) go to Bev's website. Also,
Now get out your Knifty Knitters and start creating!
Loom Knitting Primer: A Beginner's Guide to Knitting on a Loom, with over 30 Fun Projects
144 pages - Author: Isela Phelps
Contains 30 patterns for knitting in the round, rake knitting, knitting board, and felted patterns.
Round Loom Knitting DVD
Lesson 1 Hats: changing colors, brims, pom-poms
Lesson 2 Scarves: sizing, closing ends, fringe
Lesson 3 Slippers: looming flat pieces, closing a heel
Lesson 4 Socks: vertical color patterns, heels
Bonus Lesson: Learn how to knit with needles!
Learn New Stitches on Circle Looms 31 pages - Author: Anne Bipes
10 stitches with 9 designs: garter, loom weaving, popcorn bobbles, eyelet, I-cord, seed stitch, checkerboard, diamond lace, shell and chevron stitch.
What are you making with your Knifty Knitters? Try the links to patterns below.
Knifty Knitter Patterns
Bags - Purses - Totes - Backpacks
Blankets - Throws
Boas - see Scarves
Decorations - see Toys
Gloves - Mittens - Wrist Warmers - Muff
Hats - Caps - Hair Scarves - Cowls
Leg Warmers - Leggings
I'm listing these in case you have came back to the website to look for patterns. The links below are no longer working. If you know the new link, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
It's SPRINGY time which means blooming flowers, green grass, Easter eggs, and chocolate bunnies. Do you want to list your spring time Knifty Knitter patterns? If so send a link to you finished project or send me your photo and I'll post it on this page! email@example.com Featured Project
YOUR FINISHED PROJECT COULD APPEAR HERE!
Learn to Knit on Circle Looms 32 pages - Author: Denise Layman
Patterns: afghan, baby blanket, scarves, hats, socks, poncho, and bangle bags
Have you seen the Flower Looms?
In other Looms..uhh News
The Knifty Knitter Flower Loom
I thought I owned enough looms but then I saw LoomLady's Loom Lore blog and now I need the Knifty Knitter Flower Loom. I think you'll enjoy seeing her amazing creations.
Provocraft has added a Lion Brand Yarn Boucle pattern. See their Friendzie Scarf here.
FAVORITE WEBSITES Bev's Country Cottage Loom Patterns: You never know when you'll need a diaper cover, doll, booties, hats, mitts, and so many more items. I used this site daily when I bought my Knifty Knitter set. Thank you Bev!
Lion Brand: Several patterns but you will need to register to view them. There is no fee for registering.
Michaels.com: You have to look hard but they do have Knifty Knitter Patterns.
Provocraft Free Patterns: So many projects so check them out!
Yarn Gear Lovely, easy to read patterns for your Knifty Knitters. This site has great instructions for those just learning or for those that need some assistance.
For those of you purchasing the rectangular or oblong Knifty Knitter looms look at Wal-Mart or your local craft store for this 14 page pamphlet/book: This book contains instructions for the round looms and the long rectangle looms. The patterns are as follows: Trellis Scarf or Sash (blue round) 14" Pillow (green round) Hats- basic, variegated, fun fur, roll-up (round) Beginner Simple Small Scarf (blue round) Metallic Shawl (yellow round) Rib Knit Scarf (purple long) Fashion Scarf (purple long) This is the only Provocraft pamphlet that contains rectangle loom instructions.
Can't find the Knifty Knitter pamphlet in the stores? It is available for $1.34 from Amazon.com but check the shipping before you order. This book was made for the round looms and there are NO square/long loom instructions in this book. In additional to instructions for using the round looms, this book contains the following:
Knitted Hats (round) Golf Club Covers (round) Dish Cloth (round) Flat Top Hat (round) Scarf (round) Tiny Totes (round) Beach Towel Back Pack (round) Large Christmas Stocking (round)
Mittens - see Gloves
Pet - Dog - Cat - you name it
Placemat & Napkin Rings
Purses - see Bags
Scarves - Boas
Shawls - Shrugs
Socks - Booties
Totes - see Bags
Toys - Decorations
Wash cloths - Dish cloths - Scrubbies
Wrist Warmers - see Gloves
BLOG LIST Here are blogs that discuss Knifty Knitter and other types of looms. A great place for you to see what others have accomplished with their looms..well, here are some blog entries on the KK:
Do you have a Knifty Knitter blog entry to add? Send it to springyknitting AT yahoo DOT com.
is a great place to find information on your looms. Check out the Files folder for patterns and the Photos folder for ideas! There's an great file named Poncho Measurements.doc for anyone wanting to make a customized poncho on your Knifty Knitter. Don't forget to check out the message board, too. YAHOO KNIFTY KNITTERS GROUP Click to join kniftyknitterlooms is a webring started by KNITTING WITHOUT NEEDLES Islea.
To view the blogs on the list, start by clicking here to visit a random site. Then look for the Knitting without Needles web ring on the page and click "next" when you're ready to view another page in the ring. Blogs are create places to find free patterns or modifications to other patterns.
The Knitting Wheel Fashions: 14 Easy Projects
32 pages - Author: Charlene G. Finiello
Patterns include scarves, hats, bags, a belt, ear warmers, shawl, wrap and shrug.
Knifty Knitter extra loom hook in case you need a spare or want to work with a friend.
OTHER ROUND LOOMS IN THE PROVOCRAFT KNIFTY KNITTER LINE:
The Knifty Knitter Spool Loom
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