Inspirations for April 10, 2012

Loom Knitting
Knitting loom made from a plastic bottle

Handmade Knitting Loom

Cover of book "Loom Knitting for Little People" by Bethany A. Dailey

Loom Knitting for Little People by Bethany A. Dailey


Neat Ripple Afghan Pattern from

Neat Ripple Afghan Pattern from

  • Learn the vintage pineapple stitch. I know … I’d never heard of it either but the sample looks interesting …
Crochet sample of vintage pineapple stitch

Vintage Pineapple Stitch


  • I found this tutorial on Pinterest about finger knitting and think this technique would  for making a unique scarf  or maybe make a rug or blanket by stitching together several strips of knitting.
Finger Knitting

Finger Knitting Tutorial @Little Bird School of Stitchcraft

  • Are you a picker or a thrower? Interweave’s Knitting Daily blog had a really great post explaining the differences between the two knitting styles along with a tutorial teaching picking to throwers and vice versa. This isn’t a new post but the information is especially relevant to newer knitters.
  • Search for “speed knitting” on YouTube and you’ll be returned a lot of results.’s video “Learn to Speed Knit!” is full of great tips for increasing your speed and efficiency.

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