Knitting has regained popularity in recent years. Once thought to be for just the older generation, this is not so now, as it is enjoyed by young and old alike. So is the case with the knitting looms. Knitting on looms is far easier than knitting with needles. There are various manufactures who produce knitting looms, these can be used by you at home. They are easy to use and help to make knitting interesting. Knitting looms vary from, plastic looms to the heavy duty wooden looms.
Knitting looms that are available in to days market come in various shapes and sizes, these including oval, round and rectangular. There are also looms that you can buy that are shaped like butterfly, this design is helpful in creating knots and crochets. Some manufacturers have made fun filled looms which glow in the dark. You would find these knitting looms helpful if you wanted to work in a dimly lit room.
Parents can even get a gift child knitting loom set, to give their children on there birthday. The child set includes a set of four plastic looms, they also come with a full set of instructions for the use of them. All the possible steps are taken for the safety of the children. But it is recommended they are not used by children below 5 years of age.
By giving your children a set of knitting looms you can develop a interest in this hobby at an early age. It is also said that knitting is a very good recreational activity, that can be enjoyed by all the family.
Round knitting looms can be used to create objects like hats, wrist warmers and so forth. They also come in single rake or double rake, this means it has a single row of pegs or a double row. A single row can be used to create objects with one right side and a wrong side. While the double row is used to create a garment that can be used both ways.
Rectangle knitting looms are good for creating scarves, Afghans, and other large projects. This loom has a single rake and it is easy to work with. If you buy a set of these, you will also get a pick and hook tool and the necessary instructions.
Knitting looms are a great for every beginner to the world of knitting. The knitters who are unable to, or wish not to knit using needles can use them easily. By using various methods of wrapping the yarn on the pegs, you can create projects of intricate stitches and patterns.
Any project you create using a knitting loom, is every bit as good as the ones that are made using needles. So why not get yourself a knitting loom and with the help of it you can create exquisite projects, in a much faster time and with much less effort.