A New Knitting Technique Is Rising In Popularity
Do you feel like you never have time for knitting? Then you should try giant knitting!
This new trend is gaining ground with giant steps and it is so easy and fun that it would be a shame not to try it.
First things first, you should know that everything about giant knitting is, well, huge. You will get to work with huge yarn and huge needles, and the things you will obtain will be pretty impressive.
The best part about this type of knitting is that it is really fast. In just one day, you can knit an entire hammock. Or you can make yourself a huge scarf to wear around your neck.
The fun part is that you will get to try all kinds of fibers and yarns that you’ve never previously known existed. You can use anything that is a good fit for giant knitting, from very thick wool to cotton rope or nylon cord.
Anything goes, as long as your final work will look like something a giant would have made.
A great challenge is to find the right needles. The size of the right needles can go up as far as size 17-19 and even beyond that.
Are you worried that you will not find such needles? Fret not. One thing that everyone loves about giant knitting is that they can use their own arms instead of needles. Yes, that is right; you can go elbow deep into giant knitting and you will not regret it.
Now, if you are the type of knitter who loves being in sync with the latest trends, you will surely make a few heads turn with your newest creations.
And, of course, while you are knitting away, seeing how easy it is to stitch row after row will provide you with a sense of accomplishment that isn’t easily come by.
If you would like to learn how to arm knit, you will find a video explaining how to in our previous article called Ditch the Needles and Roll Up Your Sleeves.