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Where Can I Buy Knifty Knitter Looms?
Knifty Knitter Long Looms
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 available at Amazon.com. Wal-mart once sold the original "Knifty Knitter" brand looms. They are now carrying Boye looms instead, which are similar in size and use.
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 instruction book that comes with the looms. Purchasing the set of 4 long looms will save you money, but you can also buy each long loom individually as seen below.
If you are looking for patterns for these long looms, 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. You can find free patterns at The Knifty Knitter Blog.
Knifty Knitter Long Loom Set Available from Amazon.com
This is the original Knifty Knitter long loom set and you can find it at Amazon.com
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. My blog contains free patterns for this blue long loom, including scarves, purses, and blankets. If you have the Boye brand long looms, these patterns will work for the largest orange loom.
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. If you have the Boye brand long looms, the patterns can also be used with the purple loom in the set.
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. If you have the Boye long loom set, this size loom in the set is also green.
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. I love to use it to knit potholders, small scarves and gloves. If you have the Boye brand long looms, the small one is blue and can be used with the patterns on my blog for this pink long loom.
Knifty Knitter Round Looms
Knifty Knitter Round Loom Set
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. You can buy all four looms as part of a bundle, or buy them individually as seen below. You save a bit of money by purchasing the looms as a set.
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. You can find all the free patterns that I've collected over the years for each of these round looms on my blog.
Round Loom Set Available at Amazon.com
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, just tuck it in your bag and take it with you. 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." This loom is particularly useful for making scarves and gloves. In the Boye round loom set, this small loom is green and can be used with these 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. In the Boye round loom set, this medium size loom is blue and can be used with the patterns listed.
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. In the Boye loom set, this large loom is orange. You can find lots of kid's hat patterns that work for the Provo Craft green round loom or the Boye orange round loom.
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.
Choose a Knifty Knitter Loom
If you can't decide which loom to buy, you'll find helpful advice to assist you at the article below. Which set is right for you? Should you buy a long loom set? Should you buy a round loom set? Or should you purchase an individual loom? Maybe you should buy them all.
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
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. Make a pom pom to top off a knitting stocking cap, or a tassel to embellish the end of a wrap. You can find detailed instructions for using the pom pom maker in the video below.
Knifty Knitter Pom Pom Maker Instructions
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 use 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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