The spool knitting devices are called knitting spools, knitting nancys, or French knitters. The technique is to wrap the yarn around the spool’s pegs. The yarn is then lifted over, thereby creating stitches. This process is repeated continually until the project is complete.
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What can I make out of French knitting?
Five Things You Can Do With Your French Knitting:
Turn it into bracelets. Make a piece that’s long enough to become a necklace. Make a brooch – do this by winding your knitting up, gluing the end, stitching a brooch back on and sticking a button, badge, or other object in the centre.
Why is it called French knitting?
German children have their Strick Susel [Knitting Susie], while kids in classes at the Victoria and Albert’s Children’s Museum in London use the same tool for “Scoubedoo Knitting.” Others call it a French Knitter, supposedly in allusion to the hats of participants in the French Revolution (1789–1799), which were made …
Are knitting machines any good?
Knitting Machines are excellent for knitted hats, cowls, sweaters, and blankets. A knitting machine is 20 times faster than traditional hand knitting. Discover another world of stitching. My Knitting Machine review has several hand-cranked knitting machine alternatives.
Who makes Yarnbee yarn?
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