A knitting belt allows you to knit with less stress on the hands and wrists. The belt holds the needle for you!
Fair Isle and intarsia knitting is less fussy. You can concentrate on multiple strands of yarn
(in both hands if you prefer)
and not the needle.
What is a leather knitting belt?
A "power loading" tool is included with every belt; it helps support your knitting and push your work to the tip of the needle.
Yes, socks can be knit on
10" double-pointed needles!
Shawls can be knit on more than two DPNs. Rubber needle tips will prevent the stitches from falling off the needles.
The belt can be worn on the
thigh, hip or waist. Belts are stuffed with nylon tulle.
Above is a convertible knitting belt; (worn around the neck, belly or thigh)
Knitting belts are leather pouches with holes, stuffing and a strap. The long double-pointed knitting needle is inserted into a hole, and the stuffing holds it at the angle you need.
This ingenious tool helps people with arthritis, tendinitis, repetitive thumb injuries and other disabilities knit with less pain. New knitters often have trouble holding a needle and throwing yarn at the same time. Others have a tough time gripping the circular needles.
This technique reduced my pain, and I wanted to make an affordable and attractive product that would help others.