How to Finger Knit: a how-to tutorial

Posted under Fun basics, Wool and Fleece

15Oct
how to finger knit

How to Finger Knit   Fingerknitting is king of crafts! For years, I have watched little children transform into master creators just through the learning of this simple skill. It just has so many uses. Why not ask a child for some ideas? An instruction verse for finger knitting. One way to teach finger knitting is to use a small action story…

Simple bags and baskets to make with fingerknitting

Posted under Wool and Fleece

26Aug

Here are a few ideas of things to do with fingerknitting! Why not make a paper basket ( the base is a circle, cut from a rainbow painted piece of paper. Four cuts are made on the diagonal and a hole punch makes the holes for the ribbon ties and handle).  It is perfect for a gift bag for a…

How to make a slip knot: a how-to tutorial

Posted under Fun basics

22Jul
slip knot

Slip knots are handy things. They are so versatile and helpful and wonderful if you are ever stuck out in the bush. Slip knots are necessary for knitting and fingerknitting too. Who ever thought that a knot could ever be useful? Making a slip knot as an adult should be easy. Sometimes, it is. Sometimes, it is not. Want a…