Knitting without needles is trending. Sarah from Crafts from the Cwtch identified it as a trend for the Deramores blog competition this year and she's right. Everywhere you look online & in magazines people are talking about finger knitting & arm knitting. While thinking about this, it suddenly struck me - finger knitting could be the perfect solution for an aeroplane project! Time to give it a go...
Having never done it before, I decided the best place to start was by swatching to see what the result was and the effect of different yarns, So I checked out several tutorials online, including Sarah's blog and picked several yarns from my stash in various different thicknesses and made a swatch of each.
|From left to right - 4ply, DK, Aran, Chunky & Super Chunky|
I thought about the types of projects that you could make. I've seen it used for hair bands, plaited together, for belts, a skinny scarf or even sewn together to make table mats or a blanket. I settled on a corsage and a cushion:
This post is my submission to the Deramores Craft Blog Competition 2015. Deramores is the UK’s number one online retailer of knitting and crochet supplies. Visit www.deramores.com for more details.