When I'm sick, I get bored. And this past time I was sick, I was in need of a present that Saturday. With one day full of boredom and a bag full of yarn, I've made a bundle of birthday accessories.
This is one of the two ways to finger knit, this way only requires one finger, the less complicated way for many. This technique can be used to make a flower.
Enjoy. (:Posted by Yui ! from Korea, Republic of • Published February 7, 2009 • See Yui !'s 3 projects »
Make a slipknot around your left thumb(Left-handers will want to take their right). Take the tail and put it on the back side of your hand, or some other place to get it out of your way.
Wrap the yarn around your thumb (above the snipknot) until it creates a full circle.
Pull the slipknot above the loop and off your finger. If you want a tighter stitch, pull the yarn until it
Repeat this process until it's the length you want.
It's okay to mess up! Just pull the tail and the opposite end and the knitting comes undone. This makes for good practice.
When you are done, cut the yarn and pull it through the loop. Cut the tails and your done!