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Where Can I Buy Knifty Knitter Looms?

Updated on October 20, 2014
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Knifty Knitter Instructions and Patterns

I am a retailer of these looms and I also design patterns for them. The authentic "Knifty Knitter" brand was once available in many discount stores. Currently, they are only available online at Amazon, Ebay, Sears and Kmart. My retail store is at Amazon.com.

Wal-mart once sold the original "Knifty Knitter" brand looms by Provo Craft. They are now carrying Boye looms instead, which are similar in size and use. (Read more here.)

Knifty Knitter Long Loom Set

This is the entire set of long looms available at Amazon.com. Long looms are used for knitting blankets, scarves, baby blankets, and sweaters. The set comes with a Knifty Knitter hook, so you won't have to buy it separately. There is also a very small book that comes with the looms, but it is rather vague and doesn't contain any patterns to speak of. If you are looking for patterns, I recommend looking online, or purchasing a book along with the long loom set. Any of the long looms are ideal for making double panel, or double thick knit. Scarves, blankets, lap blankets, and shawls can be loomed doubly thick and warm on these looms.

Long Blue Knifty Knitter Loom

This is the longest of the "long looms" and it measure 22 inches. Because it is the longest, it's perfect for large items such as blankets and shawls.

Yellow Long Loom

This 14 inch long loom comes as part of the long loom set above, or it's also sold individually. It's the perfect size for making wide scarves, head scarves, hooded scarves, and purses.

Green Long Loom

The green long loom is 18 inches and it's the second largest loom in the long loom set. It can also be purchased individually. It's often used to make things like placemats and shawls.

Pink Long Loom

This is the 10 inch loom, it is pink. It's the perfect size to carry with you if you like to take your knitting project along. There are many patterns published by Provo Craft for this particular loom, such as the stuffed bunny, and leg warmers.

Long Loom Set

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Round Loom Set

This is the entire set of round looms available at Amazon.com. It features the 4 round looms and a Knifty Knitter hook that is used to knit off. Round looms are generally used to make socks, hats, gloves, slippers, mittens, booties, etc. You CAN also use round looms to create flat pieces of knit for blankets by leaving an opening and knitting back and forth rather than in continuous circles around the loom.

Blue Round Loom

This is the blue round loom. It is 5 inches wide. It can be purchased as part of the round loom set above, or by itself. It's the smallest one in the set, so it is also handy for knitting on the go. This small round loom has a wide variety of patterns designed and published specifically for it. You can find these patterns at "Round Blue Loom Patterns."

Red Round Loom

This loom is sometimes called the medium round loom. It is the perfect size for knitting infant hats. The blue round loom is too small for infant hats and it should only be used for doll and preemie hats. This red loom is the most commonly used loom for newborn hats and it also makes some cute earflap hats.

Green Round Loom

Hats for toddlers and children can be easily knitted with this loom. Some very small adults makes hats using this loom also.

Yellow Round Loom

In patterns, this loom is often referred to as the extra large, or XL, yellow loom. It is the biggest of all the Knifty Knitter brand round looms. It's often used to make large hats and shawls.

Round Loom

Round loom hat with beads on the yarn to make a beaded hat.
Round loom hat with beads on the yarn to make a beaded hat. | Source

Choose a Knifty Knitter Loom

Helpful advice to assist you in deciding if you should buy a long loom set, a round loom set, or an individual loom.

Choosing and Using Knifty Knitter Looms: Pick the Right Loom for the Knitting Project

The long knifty knitter looms are typically used for knitting blankets, shawls and scarves. The round looms can be used to knit hats, socks, slippers, and mittens.

Knifty Knitter Hook

This is the hook that comes with most Knifty Knitter sets and it also can be purchased individually. These are used to pull the yarn up and off the pegs, so they are used to make knit. You'll an extra couple of these around the house if you are a hardcore knitter.

Pom Pom Maker

This is a Knifty Knitter product that is lesser known than the looms. It is a handy tool for making pom poms and tassels to embellish your knitted projects. You can find detailed instructions for using the pom pom maker in the video below.

Knifty Knitter Pom Pom Maker Instructions

Straw Weaver

Because the knitting looms are so popular, very few people have heard of the straw weaver distributed by Provo Craft either. Below is a video explaining how the straw weaver is used. I used it to make woven belts and bookmarks. It's an interesting tool and would be great for young girls who are interested in weaving.

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