I saw this video about arm knitting on the Wall Street Journal’s site and decided that I needed to try this at least once. You can’t not try arm knitting after you see
it. Your curiosity will get the better
I went stash diving and found this Patons SWS (discontinued) yarn that’s been in my stash for years.
I even tried to make a cable, but it didn’t go so well. I tried to hold stitches to the back of my work with a hooked cable needle, but it didn’t have enough weight to hold them out of the way. I ended up using one of those safety pin stitch markers to hold the stitch to the back of the work to make the cable.
Oh and you’ll be pissed when you drop a stitch in arm knitting, just as you would in needle knitting. Actually, you'll be more pissed. Dropping a gigantic stitch is more painful because it's big as hell.
And if you have to go potty while you're in the middle of knitting:
I knew you were wondering.