Knitting non-stop for extended periods of time is a cause of carpal tunnel syndrome. Avoid this by knitting in moderation. Set a timer when knitting, taking a 10-minute…

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Since knitting involves more than just our hands, it can also cause or contribute to pain in the upper back, shoulders, or elbows. Can knitting cause arm pain?…

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Activities that involve repetitive wrist flexion (bending your wrist) such as: Sewing, knitting, using a hammer, digging, Gymnastics, water skiing, weight lifting, badminton, squash. A sudden increase in…

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Sewing a dress might seem like a big task, but even those just starting their sewing journey can accomplish it! Dresses are actually great beginner projects, as long…

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What is a good knitting machine? The best knitting machine for home use is the Addi Express Kingsize Knitting Machine. It’s possible to create knitted fabric for scarves,…

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A knitting machine is a device used to create knitted fabrics in a semi or fully automated fashion. There are numerous types of knitting machines, ranging from simple…

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Electric machines start around $150-$500 for basic hobby models that will craft sweaters, afghans and other projects; average $750-$1,100 for versions with punch-card programming, wider needle beds and…

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With this simple sewing tutorial you can make a sweater the right length! You can shorten the hem of a sweater, the hem of a cardigan, or you…

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If you have bound off or otherwise only have one stitch loop on your needle just run the tail back through that one loop and pull on the…

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What’s the best yarn for making scarves? For making scarves, wool and alpaca yarn are preferred by many knitters and crocheters, but acrylic yarns are the best choice…

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