Finger Knit Frenzy

Added Jan 10, 2011

by ashchaser

Nashville, Tenne...

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Recently a friend on break from the Art Institute took 5 minutes to show me a technique I should’ve known years ago! Finger knitting is the easiest thing in the world and can be learned Here

This project is a few of my finished scarves (some felted and the rest left alone) which are on sale at Local Honey here in Nashville, and one which I wear on a daily basis. These are so perfect for layering, staying colorful, and getting some stitching done no matter where I am.

Material Notes

To felt or full a finger knit scarf, simply throw it in the washer with some clothes and hot water. Or do so by hand with a bit of dishsoap and very hot water. Block your fulled piece by steaming with an iron, DO NOT actually apply the iron.

Difficulty

Novice

Related Techniques

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Unisex
Garment Type
Accessories
Style
Bohemian, Casual, Classic, Geek, Mod, Other
Material
Other, Wool

Credits

Local Honey
How-To

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    Apr 10, 2012, 09.09 PMby biskityas

    Add a bit of gold jewellery wire and you have a statement necklace.

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    Jan 31, 2011, 12.44 PMby freaky-philomeen

    Thanks for this wonderful tutorial! Soooo creative.

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    Jan 18, 2011, 02.36 AMby pixelink

    so many ideas can be developed from this wonderful technique, LOVE IT and thanks for sharing!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 10.42 PMby fairytale-thirteen

    Ruffles – I am laughing out loud at your post – I think you are talking about french knitting – because the result looks similar to the chain you get here and i recon you could use a toilet roll as the dolly – rite? happy sewing xxx

    and I love the mustard one – lush work Ashchaser, thanks for sharing.

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    Jan 11, 2011, 03.21 AMby ashchaser

    Thank you everyone! I have been itching to share this, but had to wait to take good pictures first. Can’t wait to see what you come up with!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 09.08 PMby magdamagda

    thanks for the video, I heard the term before and I was wondering how it’s done and how it’s different from conventional knitting. I wasn’t expecting This, thanks for the surprise and the unveiling of mistery!:D

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    Jan 10, 2011, 02.58 PMby joost52

    Wow, that is such a cool technique, and I love how they look! I am sooo going to try this :) Thanks for sharing!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 02.47 PMby kelepso

    I love the mustard color felt scarf. These are so cool! Thank you for sharing!

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      Jan 10, 2011, 02.49 PMby kelepso

      How do you make the felt one? The tutorial explains the “chain-linked” one.

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      Jan 11, 2011, 03.20 AMby ashchaser

      Simply use yarn thats atleast 70% wool, and throw into the wash with some other clothes. Add your regular detergent, hot water, and the product will be “fulled” to look like a dreadlock. The one pictured was that new Stitch N’ Bitch yarn, out of 100% wool.

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    Jan 10, 2011, 02.31 PMby halokitty087

    That is a really neat technique that I had never heard of! I have 12 hours on planes coming up this weekend, and I was really bummed that I can’t take cross-stitch or my quilt squares or anything. This will give me something to do that doesnt involve needles or scissors!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 01.49 PMby milkyway

    This is really cool

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    Jan 10, 2011, 01.22 PMby seazoo

    wow! so cute! I want to touch those!!! :D

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    Jan 10, 2011, 05.25 AMby gn0ssos

    Lovely.

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    Jan 10, 2011, 03.17 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    i really love the felted one! especially the colour! i will be trying this when its closer to winter here :) thanks for the tute. as i only ever learnt how to do this kind of thing with a toilet roll and paddle pop sticks…the name slips my mind

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      Jan 11, 2011, 03.20 AMby ashchaser

      That version sounds very interesting!

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