Knitting Department

Knitting Department Logo Knitting isn’t just for your grandmother any more! Our Knitting department offers you stitches, patterns, techniques and free projects for apparel to home decorating. We’ll give you information about knitting basics, as well as video and written tutorials and lessons to help you learn this lovely craft or enhance your skills if you’re not a beginner.

To help, we’ve provided some handy guides and charts for conversion, yardage estimates, knitting terms and abbreviations. You also can find information about spool knitting, a unique form of this handicraft.

Visit our online shopping store to load up on yarn, spools, needles and other knitting supplies.

Looking for Crochet? Check out our Crochet Department.


Recent Videos and Tutorials

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    Finger Knitting Tutorial

    Learn how to Finger Knit with these instructional tutorials.
    This video tutorial and written photo tutorial has step-by-step instructions on how to finger knit which can also be called finger weaving.

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    Bath Rug using Loop Yarn

    Learn how to make a fluffy, soft loopy bath mat using loop yarn.

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    Blanket - Textured Blanket Using Loop Yarn

    Learn how to make this Loop Yarn Textured Blanket with our free pattern by watching our video or reading our photo tutorial with step-by-step instructions.

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    Doll Scarf

    Make a quick and easy scarf for your doll using loopy yarn for an American Girl Doll or 18" doll.
    This project is a wonderful way to use up scraps of leftover loop yarn from other projects. One skein of loop yarn could make many of these scarves!

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    Easter Loop Yarn Wreath

    Learn how to make a cute, easy Easter wreath with loop yarn.

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    Heart Pillow (Loop Yarn Project)

    Learn how to make a heart pillow with loop yarn by watching our video tutorial and reading our step-by-step photo tutorial. This is a fun, cute knitting project. No knitting needles required, just your fingers.

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    Loop Yarn - Criss Cross Stitch Tutorial

    Learn how to knit the criss cross stitch with loop yarn. Watch our video tutorial and also read our step-by-step instructions.

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    Loop Yarn - Loopy Stitch Tutorial

    Learn how to stitch the loopy stitch with loop yarn. This is the perfect stitch for a bath rug.

Book and Magazine Recommendations

Free Items of the Week

New Stuff

  • Bandera Fiber & Arts Festival

    When: March 10 - 14, 2020. Where: Suzoo’s Wool Works, 584 Hwy 16 South, Bandera, TX. Want more information go to the webpage.

  • Carolina FiberFest

    When: March 13-14, 2020. Where: The Expo Center, NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC. More information on the website page.

  • Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo

    When: March 13-15, 2020. Where: Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD. Click the link for more information.

  • Fiber West

    When: March 13 - 14, 2020. Where: FIELD HOUSE, behind the Langley Events Centre, 7888 200th St, Langley, BC. Do you want more information? Go to the website by clicking the above link.

  • Jay County Fiber Arts Festival

    When: March 13 - 14, 2020. Where: Jay Community Center, 115 E. Water St. • Portland, IN. More information on the website.

  • Orange Blossom Yarn Crawl

    When: March 6 - 14, 2020. Where: Crawl to various shops. See the webpage for more information and participating shops.

  • Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival

    When: March 20 -22, 2020. Where: DoubleTree by Hilton, Green Tree, PA. Want more details, go to the website.

  • Rose City Yarn Crawl

    When: March 5-8, 2020. Where: Explore the many shops in and around Portland, Oregon. Click the website link to learn more.

  • The Stitch Festival

    When: February 27 - March 1, 2020. Where: The Business Design Centre, London. To learn more, click the above link.

  • Unravel - Festive of Yarn

    When: February 22 - 23, 2020. Where: Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7QR. Want to learn more, go to the website listed above.

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