DIY Kids Knitting Needles
All levels | 13 min 50 sec
Making Needles
Adding Needle Toppers
Kids will receive an even bigger rush of satisfaction when they knit with needles they made themselves. Melanie shows you what adults need to do, and when kids can jump into the project. With just a dowel rod, polymer clay and basic tools, you and the burgeoning knitters in your life will whip up a colorful collection of handmade needles.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Wooden dowel
  • saw
  • pencil
  • measuring tape
  • pencil sharpener
  • sandpaper
  • polymer clay
  • craft glue
  • baking sheet
  • mineral oil
  • paper towel
  • parchment or wax paper
Learn how to:
  • Make handmade needles
  • Include kids in the project
What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to create needles for children
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor Melanie Falick
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
53 users recommended this class to a friend
Kristine Haddock
over 22 years ago I bought Melanie's book and made this with my three young children. I keep the needles we made to this day in a vase made from a bottle decorated with tissue paper decoupage by my little boy. It is a treasure to me. i cut off the back beaded ends of Clover knitting needles to make our needles.
More than 3 months ago
Jacob Baglien
What a fun idea for kids!
More than 3 months ago
Tara Guidi
loved it
More than 3 months ago