Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Loom Knitting Hat Ultimate Loom Knitting Set with a Crochet Edge



I recently reviewed the Ultimate Loom Knitting Set from Leisure Arts and started on a small child's hat to knit with the loom. (Read the Review Here).  I began the hat on the Oval loom and decided to finish if off with a double and single crochet edge pattern.  What's nice about the knitting loom is that when you knit a hat it has more stretch to it in order to fit the person wearing the hat head much easier.   I like the idea of combining the crocheted edge with the knitted look from the loom for two reasons.  One,  I can make hats much quicker when I crochet but I like the look of the loom pattern so making a portion of the hat knitted creates a  unique look.  Two, using the knitting loom I can make a variety of different styles of hats easily.  Plus when crocheting an edge I can do a ribbed stitch, make it with a lacy edge for a little girl or go plain or striped with my edging.

My next project may be a combination scarf with the Oval Knitting Loom.  The only problem I have with the loom is that I crochet much faster and can get projects done quicker when I crochet but I am enjoying the way the finished items come out on the loom and find it easy to do while watching tv or just relaxing out on the patio.
Take a look at the Oval Knitting Loom set for yourself.  There are several patterns/projects that you can make using the loom whether you have ever knitted or crocheted before in the past it's really easy to follow and great to make gifts with!


Ultimate Oval Loom Knitting Set
Knitting Board Sock Loom EFG
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