A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
October 5th News Announcement:  New Featured Projects posted!  Congratulate these artists for being selected!
Total Members: 308,401
Currently Running With Scissors:
432 Guests and 14 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Knifty Knitter socks?  (Read 983 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Caitlin's World
Offline Offline

Posts: 42
Joined: 04-Jun-2007

View Profile WWW
« on: March 27, 2009 06:35:07 PM »

Has anyone knit socks on the knifty knitter with sock weight yarn? I need help!
Idle Hands
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2009 12:08:21 AM »

I have not tried making socks but I have been eyeing these looms:

My guess is a traditional Knifty Knitter has pegs too far apart for most socks.  I read somewhere that the stitches have to be pretty tight or the sock wears quickly.

What would you get if you crossed a goat and a sheep?
An animal that eats tin cans and gives back steel wool.
Cap'm of the Nerd Brigade
Offline Offline

Posts: 967
Joined: 03-Aug-2005

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2009 03:02:43 PM »

Yup, the Knifty Knitter's pegs are too far apart for sock knitting. Although I have made many a chunky looking slipper on the blue Knifty Knitter.

I've got a fine gauge sock loom from that link that Idle Hands posted, but I haven't made any socks on it yet. It's for worsted weight yarn, so if you really want to use sock yarn, you should get the extra fine gauge loom.

Those adjustable looms look super rad, but alas I rarely have an extra $90 to spare. Tongue

Just a word of warning if you buy a loom from these folks--a lot of them are actually made to order, so it takes a long time to get your loom. They're super nice quality, though, so well worth the wait.

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Mermaid Tail Blanket
October 19, 2016 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Vanilla Extract

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.