Episode 1304 – No Needle Knits

This episode of Telly Award-winning Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell is about knitting without needles. It’s true, you can create beautiful, easy projects using a knitting or weaving loom instead.

For all the products and patterns featured on this season of Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell, visit our Pinterest boards.

Vickie is wearing an arm-knit necklace she made from Bernat yarns. Learn how to make one yourself!


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In this segment, Host Vickie Howell meets with Isela Phelps to learn more about using a knitting loom.

Instructions for completing a Mitered Square afghan like the one featured on the show are here and are included in Isela Phelps’ book, Loom Knitting Afghans: 20 Simple & Snuggly No-Needle Designs for All Loom Knitters

Download the pattern for Isela Phelps’ Striped Mitered Square Blanket – coming soon!

Sponsored by St. Martin’s Press.


Space to Space:

Vickie chats online with Jennifer Hansen of Stitch Diva Studios about her new favorite tool, the lucet, also known as a “knitting fork”. The lucet creates cord or braiding and is thought to date back to the Viking and Medieval periods.



Author of Woven Scarves, Stephanie Flynn-Sokolov introduces knitters to beginning weaving with an easy scarf made on a small Schacht Cricket Loom.

Download the pattern for Stephanie Flynn-Sokolov’s Chunky Check Scarf from Woven Scarves..

Sponsored by Schacht Spindle Company.


Tools of the Trade:

Tanis Gray showcases products that also don’t require knitting needles.

Faux Fur Pompom from Bernat 

Misty Yarn from Patons

Lucet from Wool Tree Mill

Handmade “Knitting Nancy” by AmysWoods on Etsy

Drop Spindles from Wool Tree Mill


Loose Ends:

Vickie Howell wraps up this episode by teaching us how to use our own arms as knitting needles and make cowls, scarves, or necklaces like the one she is wearing. Check out the new craze of arm knitting!

Sponsored by Yarnspirations.


Get the entire Series 1300 of Knitting Daily TV at Interweave.com

ABOUT THE SHOW: Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell is an exciting needle crafts how-to program on public television covering everything from knitting and crochet to stitching, and beyond. The show introduces viewers to designers, authors and teachers and guides in learning new techniques using the latest products in yarn and fiber. Download free patterns, meet trendsetting knit and crochet designers, and improve or learn new skills and techniques.

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