What else can you do with knitting needles?

How do I dispose of knitting needles?

ideas for disposing of old needles and pins

  1. Wrap them up in piles of tape (I”m not the only one! …
  2. Place them in your local sharps bin (thanks to Judy and Charlotte for this fantastic idea)
  3. Stick them in a cork before throwing in the trash (thanks to Sylvie for this one)

What’s a tapestry needle?

: a short needle with a long eye and a blunt point.

What size knitting needles do I need to make a blanket?

The most common lengths used are 16”, 24”, 32”, and 40”. These needles work well for knitting blankets. However, unless you always knit the same blanket with the same yarn, you’ll need to buy a different needle for each blanket you make. This can get expensive and create storage issues for all the needles you buy.

What do I need to knit a blanket?

All you need is yarn, needles, an idea about a stitch pattern you want to use, an idea about the size of the project and a three-step system outlined in this tutorial. First, let’s talk about materials. There are no specific guidelines for choosing yarn to knit a blanket or scarf.

What can I knit with 4.5 mm needles?

US 7 (4.5mm) needles are commonly used for baby knits and cozy adult garments such as socks, jumpers and hats. DK and worsted yarns typically go hand in hand with these needles as they can create beautifully defined stitches.

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