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How to Finger Knit

If you love arm knitting, you’ll also love finger knitting. Learn how to finger knit in a few simple steps.

You don’t have to know anything about knitting to learn how to finger knit! Here is my finger knitting step by step tutorial. Be sure to check back as I add separate videos and instructions for each step of the process!

You’ll find that this will give you great ideas for gifts that are quick and easy to make. Once you get started it’ll be hard to stop!

What You Need for Learning How to Finger Knit:

All you need (outside of yarn) is a little practice and of course, your hands. 🙂 You can also mix things up by adding multiple strands or types of yarn!

Here are a few of the bulky weight yarns I recommend:

Watch the video below for full instructions on how to finger knit!

Once you know how to finger knit, there are a lot of fun things you can make, such as:

  • finger knit scarves
  • finger knit boot cuffs
  • finger knit ear warmers
  • finger knit bracelets
  • finger knit hats
  • and more!

 

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Finger knitting the way I’m demonstrating in this tutorial is the same process as arm knitting… you’re just using your two fingers instead of yarn.

How to Finger Knit Part 1: Make A Slipknot

how to finger knit - make a slip knot

Learn how to make a slip knot to get your finger knit project started. Make sure you have your chunky yarn ready to go!

You can go straight to the How to Finger Knit Part 1 video or click the link below to view all written and visual instructions.

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How to Finger Knit Part 2: Casting On

how to finger knit - casting onNow that you’ve made your slip knot, you’re ready to start row one. This is the foundation row of your finger knit project.

You can go straight to the How to Finger Knit Part 2 video or click the link below to view all written and visual instructions.

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How to Finger Knit Part 3: Transferring Loops from Right to Left

With the first row cast on your right finger, you’re ready to start working the next row and transferring the loops to your left hand.

You can go straight to the How to Finger Knit Part 3 video or click the link below to view all written and visual instructions.

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How to Finger Knit Part 4: Transferring Loops from Left to Right

Now that you know the basic stitches, you can repeat the entire length. Check out the special instructions and side notes.

You can go straight to the How to Finger Knit Part 4 video or click the link below to view all written and visual instructions.

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How to Finger Knit Part 5: Binding Off

You’re almost done. Time to bind off and prepare for connecting the ends so we can finish our project!

You can go straight to the How to Finger Knit Part 5 video or click the link below to view all written and visual instructions.

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