Can you bring knitting needles?
Knitting needles and crochet hooks of any size and type (e.g., plastic, aluminum, bamboo) are permitted in carry-on or checked baggage.
Can I take knitting needles in hand luggage?
Yes, you can take knitting needles or crochet hooks with you both in your hand baggage and hold luggage.
Can I fly internationally with knitting needles?
Can you take knitting needles on a plane in Europe / international flights? Yes you can.
Can I bring yarn on a plane?
According to the TSA, knitting and crocheting is allowed on domestic US flights. Keep in mind that blunt scissors under 4 inches are permitted, but circular thread cutters are not allowed. As an alternative to scissors, you can bring nail clippers (as long as they don’t have a blade) to cut your yarn.
Can I take knitting needles on an Easyjet flight?
British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Easyjet are all happy for you to carry knitting needles and crochet hooks in your hand luggage, they did say though that the final decision is with the airport so do check ahead before you fly. The best thing to do is to contact the airline directly or check their website.
Can you take knitting needles on a plane Heathrow?
Yes, you can take knitting needles in the cabin with you.
What items are not allowed on a plane in hand luggage?
Prohibited items in Cabin Baggage:
- Dry cell batteries.
- Knives, scissors, Swiss army knives and other sharp instruments.
- Toy replicas of fire arms and ammunition.
- Weapons such as whips, nan-chakus, baton, or stun gun.
- Electronic devices which cannot be switched off.
- Aerosols and liquids*
Can I bring scissors on a plane?
Checked Bags: Yes
If packed in carry-on, they must be less than 4 inches from the pivot point. Any sharp objects in checked bags should be sheathed or securely wrapped to prevent injury to baggage handlers and inspectors.
Can I bring nail clippers on a plane?
Nail clippers, nail-trimming scissors and cuticle cutters are totally fine in your carry-on bag. But if the blades are over 6 cm in length, they will need to be packed inside your checked luggage (this same rule applies to small tools such as calipers and drill bits).