Toys of the Eighties, Knitting Jenny
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A small plastic frame which you wound yarn on to. This would knit a panel of any length. Don't know what you were expected to do with all these plain, long, lengths of knitting!
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Gina - June 26, 2007 - Report this comment
I bought one from Spotlight the other day for my daughter, but the instructions were very unclear.. and I can't work out exactly the right technique of how to use it. Any help appreciated.
jennifer - August 17, 2007 - Report this comment
i adore my knitting jenny and use it to make hats, scarves, baby blankets, doll blankets and doll sleeping bags. Try going to Michael's or another craft store and ask about the Nifty Knitter, a similar gizmo. Usually they have directions that you can look at or ask them for help.
Sue - October 12, 2007 - Report this comment
Haha, it took me forever to get about 6 inches of it, and then I gave up because it would have taken me the rest of my life to make anything :)
caspersparks - October 30, 2007 - Report this comment
I really enjoyed my Knitting Jenny back in the day...lol Made lots of cool scarves and hats! I thought it was packed away but I haven't located it and am about ready to go find one on Ebay India... :{ (Maybe I'll go check the garage again first) ... It isn't as hard as it looks and once you get going... it's really cool... just be patient... and have fun with it!!
Carrie - December 10, 2007 - Report this comment
you can make bitty doll scarves or sew it to sweaters in patterns, like a monogram "L" for "Laverne"!! They sell them in craft stores now-in the knitting section.
Marie - February 13, 2008 - Report this comment
I had a Knitting Jenny when I was younger and just loved it. If you search for "Frame Knitting", "Loom Knitting" and "Rake Knitting" on the Internet, you'll find LOTS of sites dedicated to the grown-up version of this art form.
meena - September 14, 2009 - Report this comment
I bought one from metro,bangalore the other day for my child, but the instructions were very unclear.. and I can't work out exactly the right technique of how to use it. Any help appreciated
vatsala - October 30, 2009 - Report this comment
actually i brougth knitting jenny of frank brand around 4 years back and i've lost the instructions . i have visited several sites but could not find the instructions . can some one help me?
Kevin - February 27, 2010 - Report this comment
I am a 52 year old guy and I had one when I was about 12 years old. That was 40 years go already. I loved it and remember it well. But I did not like when my older brother made fun of me because I was a guy knitting. He even made a short song about it on the piano.
Sonale - December 26, 2010 - Report this comment
I got my Knitting Jenny when I was probably 10...now 42 and I still use it. My mother-in-law just gave me a new set of the Kiffty Knitters this year. It is a form of relaxation and great for making scarfs for our church to donate to those in need.
Julie - May 07, 2011 - Report this comment
there was another machine around at the time that was circular and you wound the thread onto "needles" and turned a handle to churn out motifs of all sorts of shapes and sizes and complexities - used for making lacy shawls, baby rugs, and all sorts of other stuff - anyone know what it was called and even if you can still get them?
Warnke - May 09, 2012 - Report this comment
I miss mine. I had it as a child when I was about 8-10. I still had it when I got married. I brought it home and made some scarves. I did loan it out and got it back, but I have been missing it since. I got knitting looms about 10-15 years ago and that is near when I learned it was missing.
Mitsi - January 05, 2013 - Report this comment
I'm almost 30 and still have mine from when I was 7!
Gale - June 17, 2014 - Report this comment
My mom bought this for us when in grade school. Made in 1964, still have it, plus the booklet. Made a few scarves. Loved the gauge on it.

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