Finger Knitting Fun: 28 Cute, Clever, and Creative Projects for Kids (Paperback)
Knitting without needles is the perfect yarn craft project for kids. Finger Knitting Fun: 28 Cute, Clever, and Creative Projects for Kids is packed with instructions for creating imaginative jewelry, unique accessories, trendy room décor items, and more.
Renowned knitter and DIY expert Vickie Howell starts with easy finger knitting basics and techniques, then offers finger knitting projects galore. In addition to yarn, projects also feature paracord, ribbon, jute, and leather.
Make colorful necklaces, fuzzy bracelets, a chic headband, and a cool beanie. Decorate rooms and the outdoors with finger knitted pillows, festive garlands, and a bright wreath. Get practical and create a laundry line, a bungee bauble for a backpack, and a key ring.
The book includes complete step-by-step instructions and beautiful photos that will make learning new skills fun. Tips and extra ideas are sure to spark creativity and promote success. Turn knitted blossoms into coasters, or use alternate materials for a variety of effects. Projects are rated from levels one through three, so it’s easy to find just the right fit.
Inside you’ll discover:
- Two-, three-, and four-finger knitting techniques
- Methods for joining new colors and strands of yarn
- How to make cool cuffs with leather lacing
- Ideas for yarn graffiti projects
- Techniques for creating a chic frilly scarf
- How to use T-shirt yarn to make a stylish basket-bag.
Finger knitting is the perfect activity for children, and all you need to get started is a ball of yarn. Start exploring the possibilities today!
Vickie Howell is a knit, crochet, and craft evangelist with a penchant for pop culture, creative parenting, and social media marketing.
Vickie is most well-known as the Host and Creative Consultant of DIY Network & HGTV’s show, Knitty Gritty, her best selling craft books, and her accessible, inclusive approach to nurturing the creative community via print, video, and social media.
She’s continued to rally the crafty troops through her work as the International Spokesperson & Creativity Guide for the largest, North American yarn company, Yarnspirations (home of Patons, Bernat, Caron, Lily Sugar ’n Cream), and knitting with viewers nationwide as the Host and Co-Executive Producer of PBS’s Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell.
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"Equal opportunity: The playful projects appeal to both boys and girls. Whether your kid's the quiet and dreamy type or more rough and tumble, there's a project that will captivate." -Knit Simple magazine
"This book is a great way to get kids interested in yarn craft by exploring something that even little kids can do more easily than knitting with needles. The photos are fun and the instructions are detailed enough to get kids started with this easy craft quickly." - about.com
"With fun projects, cute kids as models, and suggestions for using these projects in the classroom, Vickie Howell has created a charming book. Time to learn to finger knit!" - Creative Knitting Magazine