Today I’ll be sharing my adventures with finger knitting. I followed these instructions to finger knit a blanket. It took me about 14 hours over 2 days and one massive ball of yarn that you can get here. Although time consuming, finger knitting is pretty easy, you just have to have patience.
Making a Slip Knot
To make a slip knot, start by making a loop with the tail end sitting on top. Slide your fingers through the loop from underneath and grab the yarn attached to the ball as well as the end. Pull the lengths of yarn through the loop and tighten.
Creating the Chain
Unfortunately, I didn’t get any good images of this step but luckily it is simple. All you have to do is make a chain of loops y pulling the yarn through the previous loop. Pull yarn through the opening of the slip knot to make a loop. Pull yarn through that loop to make a loop and so on. Keep make loops until your chain is the length you want. I went for 60 inches.
To add rows and length to your finger knitting, just make loops. Pull yarn through each stitch in the starting chain (skipping the last stitch you made) to make loops for your first row. Then pull yarn through each of those loops to form the next row (this is when you pick up the last stitch of the starting chain. Continue making loops back and forth until your blanket is the desired length.
Once your blanket is the desired size, you have to bind it off. Start by knitting the first 2 stitches of your last row. Then loop the the first stitch over the second to secure it. Knit the third stitch and loop the second over it to secure the second stitch. Continue down the line in the fashion until you’ve reached the end. I just tied off my yarn at the end.
I also have a YouTube video about this project. Feel free to give it a watch!
Thank you for visiting my blog and I hope you have a lovely day.
XOXO ~ Amber Rose