Loom a Square

A place for Loom Knitters to share their knowledge and creativity to benefit the children of South Africa.

Loom knitting has it's own pros and cons. Many special and unique methods of accomplishing what needle knitters do and so we need each other. I hope to meet many other loom knitters here but anyone is welcome.


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Latest Activity: Feb 24, 2022

Loom Knit and Purl Squares

Discussion Forum

Shipping Your Squares - US or S. Africa

Started by LoomaHat. Last reply by LoomaHat Feb 14, 2017. 5 Replies

The cost of shipping within the US is not that much cheaper then shipping your squares directly to KAS in South Africa.But if you're not comfortable with international shipping, you live in the US…Continue

Tags: Shipping

Loom knit play balls

Started by Lucy Wallace. Last reply by Lucy Wallace Mar 20, 2015. 5 Replies

I made a ball after following the link on the LoomaHat (very good) website to and I…Continue

Pattern for quick striped squares (round loom)

Started by Lucy Wallace. Last reply by P. Jeanne Haessler Feb 26, 2015. 1 Reply

As this month's theme is striped squares, here's a very quick way of doing them on a round loom.STRIPED 8 INCH SQUARES on a round loom[Note - re: finishing off the top and bottom edges, this pattern…Continue

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Comment by Robin Monsees on October 4, 2013 at 5:58am

Hi Denise.  I was following your video (which is very good by the way), but I noticed the beginning edge of my square seems kinda loose.  Is this normal? I did the flat cast and did it really tight, but it still seems too loose.  It doesn't look like your square.  Any suggestions?  Thanks.

Loom square starting edge

Comment by Robin Monsees on October 2, 2013 at 2:54pm
Hi Wilda. Sorry it took so long to answer. I forgot I has to monitor this new group I'm in. :-)). I did use double yarn and worked it on the blue 30 peg loom. I did 14 rows and then folded it and attached them together. Then I did 18 rows and then closed it shut. The pom-pom on top was crochet using chains of 10. Thanks Denise for posting these!
Comment by LoomaHat on September 22, 2013 at 12:23pm

Comment by LoomaHat on September 22, 2013 at 12:21pm

Hey Wilda,

It's best to use the larger loom even for toddlers. The blue loom is for newborns. I use the green for almost everybody. 

If you're using the Knifty Knitter or any similiar comercial loom it's best to use 2 strands with any yarn 4 (med - worsted weight)  or under. Unless it's chunky - then 1 strand is enough.

Here is a link for my video on how to loom a hat : Click Here

Below is a video on how to make some loopy pom-poms on a flower loom. Their not as cute as the one's on Robins hat. I believe she crochets those pom-poms.

Comment by Wilda on September 22, 2013 at 4:36am

Oh wow ! These hats are reallllly nice. Did Robin use double strands and what size loom did she use, the blue baby size one ? How did she get the loopy pom pom on top ,... I know how to do that on a crocheted hat worked flat and then do the loops across the top edge before gathering the hat and sewing down the side, but am wondering how this is done on a loomed hat....too bad we all didn't live close to each other so we could get together and share our ideas....visual is easier when it comes to a new loomer of which I am, lol . 

Comment by LoomaHat on September 19, 2013 at 12:40pm

Here are Robins Loom Knit Hats !!!!!! They are beautiful. .. Had to share..with my loom knitting family.

Comment by Lucy Wallace on September 16, 2013 at 3:48am
Great, Denise, I was just about to add a comment that it would be really good if an 8 inch square could be done this way on a loom, and now you are going to work out a way to do just that, brilliant!
Comment by LoomaHat on September 16, 2013 at 3:38am

I will try to convert this 10-Stitch Blanket into a 8x8 square pattern.  Lets see what happens

Comment by LoomaHat on September 16, 2013 at 2:24am

Had to share this post with you guys.

The 10-Stitch Blanket. Made on any size loom (10 Pegs ), any shape loom. No sewing - no limit on size. 
FREE Pattern and Video Tutorial.
Designed by Frankie Brown converted for loom knitting by Charity Brown.

Comment by LoomaHat on September 14, 2013 at 4:28pm

The correct post link for the original post about the fundraiser

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