I love to crochet, absolutely hands down loved since my mother taught me how to do it, however I have always wanted to learn how to knit. My mother also knits but my knack for it just never kicked in like it did with crocheting. I have a set of knitting needles that I picked up every so often and tried with my might to conquer just the basic stitches to only frustrate myself into tossing them back in the craft bag and sometimes in the dang corner.
One day my husband and I were shopping in Walmart and he (yes I said he) came across the Beginner Set of the Knook. He insisted on buying it for me because of my constant desire, my trial and error in the traditional knitting genre. So with excitement and anticipation I got it home and instantly went for it. First few attempts looked like a horrible mess but IT did look like knitting.
I have yet to go full into a pattern for 2 reasons, I have been practicing when I have time fine tuning the stitches using the 3 sizes that came with my beginner set and the fact this season was quite busy with a seasonal job and some extra things that came up.
However, with the down time I had I spent practicing the stitches and I have got to tell you that I am beyond thrilled that I am knitting, errr knooking! Anyone who has ever struggled with learning traditional knitting or just prefers crochet hooks to needles you have got to TRY THIS.
I plan on blogging the next couple months about the projects I start and finish using this awesome creation. In the mean time check out these videos on How to Knook.
- How to Knook Introduction (right handed)
- How to Knook Combining Knitting and Crocheting (right handed)
This article written by Mom Blogger & Work at Home Business Owner Christa Jensen.