Arm Knitting Tips and Tricks

February 20, 20140 Comments

Starbella Flash Arm Knitted scarf

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and learn to arm knit? Great! Arm knitting is fun, quick and easy once you get the hang of it. In no time at all you’ll be showing off your new scarves, or cuddling up in a soft arm-knitted blanket.


Multiple strands. Love the texture!



Couture Jazz – so soft and cuddly!

Any time you start to learn something new, it’s a given that you will have tons of questions. How do I get started? What is a cast-on? What is a bind-off? What is a long tail, and how long should a long tail be? Don’t worry, we have the answers to all of these questions, and more! Maggie has put together an entire video playlist to help you with the ins and outs of arm knitting.

Maggie’s Arm Knitting Tips – Right Handed


Maggie’s Arm Knitting Tips – Left Handed



Annabelle likes to help



You can do it, too!

Now that you’ve learned all the tips and tricks, how about getting started on your first project? Of course, the first thing you need to decide is what project you’d like to attempt. If you’d like to see step-by-step instructions on how to arm knit a scarf using Couture Jazz, click here. Or, if you’re ready to tackle that afghan, click here.

Now, what yarn do you want to use? We have several suggestions. You can choose one, or combine multiple yarns to create your own unique look. Why not try one of these?


Serenity Chunky



Starbella Lace


starry night

Starry Night




Whatever project and yarn you choose, you are sure to love the results!

Arm-Knitting Hugs,


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