Knifty Knitter Adult Hat Loom
The Provo Craft Knifty Knitter Adult Hat Loom
The first set of knitting looms that I bought in 2008 were the Knifty Knitter brand by Provo Craft. After knitting for a while, I soon learned that there are many different brands, but knitters tend to refer to them all as "Knifty Knitters," or "KK" looms. I began to publish patterns and pattern collections online for other people that used these looms. As I did so, I became very aware of the fact that many people were mixing up the brands and thinking that they had the KK looms when the did not. Because they are often referred to by color, using a different brand can often mess up a pattern completely. In 2011, I began selling this brand of loom online at Amazon and eBay. One of the things I've learned as a retailer is that there is a special loom just for adult hats! Who knew? It's from Provo Craft (PC), of course, so it truly is the Knifty Knitter brand. It doesn't come with the round set. It's only sold by itself. There is also a small booklet of patterns just for it. You can find more information about each below.
Adult Hat Loom
The hat loom is 10 1/4 inches. In comparison to the round looms sold in the set, it's slightly smaller than the extra large, yellow and a bit bigger than the large, green round loom. The pegs on this hat loom are also closer together than the pegs on the other round looms.
This hat loom can only be purchased individually. It's not sold as part of any set. If you have used the extra large, or large, round looms and felt the pegs were spaced too far apart, consider this loom instead. You can purchase it from several sources online including Amazon and eBay.
Buy It at Amazon.com
You won't find the adult hat loom as part of a set. You can only buy it individually. Many people like to knit on this loom because the pegs are closer together than they are on the other round looms.
XL Round Loom from the Set - 11 inches wide, 41 pegs
Hat Loom (Sold Individually) - 10 inches wide, 48 pegs
L Round Loom from the Set - 9¼ inches wide, 36 pegs
This hat loom can be used to make hats for yourself, or someone special. I find that they make great Christmas gifts. It can also be used to make hats as a service project. Consider giving the hats to Emily's Hats for Hope Initiative. Emily has been working hard to ensure everyone has a hat to stay warm. Emily was in high school when she created her first group that eventually went nationwide. You can also donate hats to a local goodwill organization, a homeless shelter, or donate them to victims of domestic violence.
Are you looking for free patterns for the adult hat loom? Find them here!
Knifty Knitter Hat Patterns
This page is intended to be just about the adult hat loom itself. If you are looking for free hat patterns to get you started knitting, you can find those here.
How to Make a Knifty Knitter Hat - Free Pattern for Beginners
This is a basic hat pattern that a beginner can make quickly and easily on the Knifty Knitter round looms. It can be made in only an hour and is a good starter...
Free Hat Patterns for the Knifty Knitter Loom
Round Knifty Knitter looms are perfect for knitting hats. As a general guide, use the 11 inch loom for large adult hats, the 9 inch loom for small adult and...
Newly Crafted Stitch for Hats from the Forums
Have you heard about the figure 8 stitch for the round loom? It's different than the traditional figure 8 done on the long looms. The figure 8 for the round looms makes an interesting knit pattern that many loom knitters find perfect for hats. Although I'm not crazy about the designer reusing the name of a stitch that already existed to describe a new and completely different stitch, it is fun to use. Check out this video explaining how to do the stitch and make your own.
Have You Used the Knifty Knitter Hat Loom?
Loom Knitting for Charity
Knitting Adult Hats for Charity
If you are interested in learning more about loom knitting for charity, I have a growing list of online organizations. If you don't already have a local charity for donating your hats, find out what's available nationally. You can also join in the poll to vote for your favorite charity, or leave a comment telling us about your own knitting donations.
If you like to knit with the Knifty Knitter looms and you have a charitable heart, you can put both qualities together and do some good in the world! There are...
Hat Loom Shrug by DIY Maven
Loom Knit Shrug
Don't make the mistake of thinking that only hats can be made on the Knifty Knitter adult hat loom. This is a shrug created by DIY Maven and published on her blog as the "Loom Knit ‘Tzara’ Shrug"
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