View Full Version : Knifty Knitters Anyone?
04-07-2008, 12:37 AM
Hey everyone! I'm new here adn wanted to know if any of you used the Knifty Knitters!?
04-07-2008, 12:52 AM
I do and I love them especially when I have a Tendonitis flare and can't crochet or spin.I have made lots of things on them and will be teaching myself cables next.Normal knitting makes my finges ache badly and is frustratingly slow for me as well as i can't unravel and re do my mistakes as easily as crochet. So for me the KKs and Looms are fantastic.
04-07-2008, 01:00 AM
What are Knifty Knitters? Looms?
04-08-2008, 03:40 PM
What are Knifty Knitters? Looms?
Knifty Knitters are yes looms pretty much here's a pic of the round looms http://www.headhuggers.org/photos/knifty_knitter.jpg they are very easy to use and are great! Even though I'm only 13 (turning 14 in 29 days!) My hands start to ache when I knit normal after like 15-30 min so I use these instead! Here are the long looms that you can make scarves and shawls pretty much anything!
http://wholesale.provocraft.com/images/products/kniftyknitter/product/large/21-0216.jpg You can get then at Wal-Mart for around 12.00 for a set of the round ones and about 20.00 for the long ones! You should try them out sometime!
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04-08-2008, 04:42 PM
I have them. Do you make anything with them.
04-08-2008, 11:13 PM
I have the round set.
04-12-2008, 09:03 AM
I have the round set and the long loom set!!
Maddygymnast did you want to begin a KAL with the looms?
04-12-2008, 05:49 PM
I have both sets and I would like to make a baby blanket with them. i havent use them yet.
04-12-2008, 06:00 PM
I also have a smaller flower one and a still smaller one. I've whipped up a couple of quick scarves on the flower one. I want to make school color scarves out of my Yarn Bee Airy yarn before football season for wither other cheer moms or Booster Club and I htink I can crank them out with that.
04-28-2008, 07:28 PM
I think baby blankets and scarves would be great.
I am ready to start!!
When are we starting?
04-28-2008, 11:42 PM
04-29-2008, 01:55 PM
I did a hat for my Grandpa for xmas the year I learned to knit. I hadn't learned circular knitting yet, so it was great for me.
05-03-2008, 07:49 AM
I have begun on a afghan, hats for babies and a scarf.
What have you started on?
06-03-2008, 07:43 PM
How is everyone coming with their knifty knitter projects? I am still working on mine projects.
06-04-2008, 11:06 AM
does any one have a pattern for the blanket. I would like to use my worsted yarns.
06-17-2008, 09:15 AM
I just make panels/squares and sew them together when I'm finished. You might want to try google knifty knitter patterns and a lot will show up.
Let us know what you come up with.
06-17-2008, 03:18 PM
I just got a Knifty Knitter loom from debkcs as a gift for my charity knitting. I'm thinking of teaching some of my piano students to use them, so they can help me make things for charity. :thumbsup:
06-18-2008, 11:17 PM
That sounds great!!!! What things are you making for charity?
06-19-2008, 01:27 PM
What things are you making for charity?
Well, right now, I'm focusing on the Oddball Blankets and Oddball Shawls we're making. Those are made with regular knitting needles.
I tried using the Knifty Knitter, and it's obvious that I need to use very thick yarn, or double-stranded worsted weight yarn. Otherwise, the knitted item turns out very lacy.
So, I'm thinking I could get my piano students to make some thick hats for charity. :)
06-24-2008, 06:57 PM
Sandy, you can make really darling little baby hats using the Knifty Knitter. That's what my friend did with hers.
06-28-2008, 02:28 PM
Shandeh I like to use wool ease thick n quick yarn because it make a thick hat with one strand and my husband and boys like them.
07-21-2008, 11:14 PM
Can anyone who has used this device post some pics of some of the completed projects that have been done on this?
07-22-2008, 06:11 PM
I have made several things on these, since they are nice and quick and easy to make.
08-02-2008, 08:12 PM
Those are pretty, you have been really busy.
Has anyone ever done cables on the looms?
10-06-2008, 10:33 PM
How is everyone coming along with their knifty knitter projects. I have found a pattern to make some snowmen and I am going to make some of those for my christmas decorations....
10-07-2008, 12:00 PM
Might I ask where you found the snowmen pattern... I love Snow men and would really like to make soem of these... I have been eyeeing those looms for weeks now and now I have a good reason to get them... LOL
10-07-2008, 10:39 PM
AutumnAngelle this is the pattern I am using www.bevscountrycottage.com/loomed-snowmen.html (http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/loomed-snowmen.html)
I hope you like it.
10-08-2008, 05:49 PM
Hello! I bought both the round and rectangle sets for my children. They've both made hats and scarves. My little girl has made hats for all of her "babies" :)
10-12-2008, 12:44 PM
That is wonderful!!! My Children started out with the knifty knitter they only want to do it when they see me making something then they want to make themselves a hat or something.
I have been using the knifty knitter looms for years and I am an addict. :hug:
I have made scarves, shawls (on the xl yellow round), purses, gift bags, baby pouches (its a sack to put a baby in lol) hats, baby blankets, hoods, and a couple gorgeous "butterfly" scarves.
I find a lot of my info on youtube...mikeysmail is fabulous and will help in any way he can.