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Arm Knitting

A new knitting craze is arm knitting. Learn about this technique with free tutorials, free projects and tips.

Finger Knitting


What is finger knitting?

Finger knitting is a way of knitting without needles. It is sometimes called finger weaving. You can do finger knitting with one, two, three or four fingers depending on the project you want to make and how thick you want the finger knitted rope. Learn how to finger knit with the following tutorials and instructions.

Who can finger knit?

Finger knitting is for all ages - 4 to 99. Finger knitting is a fun activity for young children and is a great way to introduce knitting to children. It will be easier for a child to understand knitting with needles after mastering finger knitting.

Finger knitting is an excellent group project for Scouts, 4-H, school class projects and birthday parties. Need a rainy day activity? Stock up on yarn and let your kids be creative.

What can you make with finger knitting cord?

  • Headbands
  • Scarves
  • Belts
  • Necklaces
  • Bracelets
  • Just let your imagination soar!

In addition to finger knitting, another type of knitting without needles is Loop Yarn Knitting. Kids, tweens and teens (and even adults) can learn to knit with this yarn and create fast hand-knitting projects.


What is knooking? Knooking is the new knitting. The "Knook" is a specialized crochet hook with a crochet hook on one end and an eye at the non-hook end.  A cord is threaded through the eye on the non-hook end. The cord holds the stitch while you create a knitted fabric.  When knooking, you are actually making knit and purl stitches.  

Learn how to knook.

Loom Knitting

What can you do with a round loom? This site has instruction and project for knitting with a different types of knitting looms. Lots of fun stuff!

Loop Yarn Knitting Tutorials

Loop yarn is a new type of yarn.

What is loop yarn?

This puffy yarn features unique preformed loops which makes it possible to knit without knitting needles. All you need are your hands!

Who can knit with loop yarn?

Anyone can learn to knit with loop yarn - children to adults. This is a fun way to introduce knitting to children since cumbersome needles are not needed. After mastering this technique, a child will understand knitting with needles.
Loop yarn knitting is an excellent group activity for Scouts, 4-H, birthday parties and school class projects.

How do YOU use Loop Yarn?

With these loop yarn tutorials, you will learn how to knit, purl, join a new skein of yarn, change colors, bind off and many other loop yarn techniques.

By learning these easy knitting techniques, you can many stitch patterns including the stocking/stockette stitch, garter stitch, criss-cross stitch and more.

What can YOU make with Loop Yarn?

The puffy yarn is an excellent choose for making cozy, warm blankets, scarves, cowls and hats.

But do not stop there! You can make pillows, headbands, ponchos, mats, throws, rugs and more.

Loop yarn knitting tutorials and free loop yarn patterns and projects are here!

Spool Knitting

Spool knitting is also known as corking, Knitting Nancy, French knitter and Bizzy Lizzy. This fun, easy craft is ideal for kids of all ages, from 4 to 99. Learn how to use a spool knitter and learn how to make projects using the spool knitting cord.


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