Knitting Tools and Supplies

The tools required to start knitting as a hobby are extremely minimalistic. All that you need is a pair of knitting needles of the same number and a ball of yarn to start off on your journey towards creating any kind of apparel and any kind of pattern. There are also other smaller tools that you will need for knitting as well and these include scissors, measuring tape, row counters, tapestry needles and point protectors.

If you have these tools with you there is only one other thing that you can possibly need when it comes to knitting. If you are creating something simple, you may not need knitting instructions. But in case you want to create a bunch of roses or a cut little bunny or even the shape of mickey mouse on the sweater you are making for your little one you will need to know when to change colors. In addition to that you can create some great cable designs if you only know when to switch from the knit stitch to the purl stitch.

Knitting yarn

Choosing the knitting yarn is one of the most exciting times in a knitting project. Well the completion of the piece that you are making does give you a lot of satisfaction and relief but selecting the yarn is like the first step towards starting a project and you are filled with anticipation and are almost always rearing to go. You will need to go through the requirements provided in your proje...


Knitting needles

Obviously the most essential part of knitting is knitting needles. These come in a variety of material and can be made from aluminum, plastic, wood and sometimes of other materials as well. Some collectors' items can also be found when you get knitting needles made of gold, silver or when you have precious gems studded at the end of the needles. Irrespective of any material that you use, the...


Other tools and supplies for knitting

If you have bought your first pair of needles and yarn and created something that you are extremely proud of, you may want to continue the journey and create newer things with your new found hobby. It is also a great thing to shop for more items that you can use in your hobby as you proceed further. These just help make your life simpler and easier as you advance into creating tougher patterns a...


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