Crocheting VS. Knitting - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 5 Old 09-20-2004, 12:35 AM - Thread Starter
Camellia's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Oregon yo!
Posts: 4,068
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
is knitting that much more difficult than crocheting? I've learned to crochet a few times and found it came easy to me. I'm taking a knitting class next month and I'm excited about it. However, I though if knitting takes a lot of time to learn then maybe I will just crochet soakers for my Dd.

What do you all think?
Camellia is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 5 Old 09-20-2004, 01:15 AM
Meiri's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Murrysville, PA
Posts: 8,869
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
They're different, that's all. Once you get the hang of knitting, it's just as automatic as crocheting unless you're doing a fancy pattern.

The fabric made from crochet is thicker too, but has bigger openings, unless you're just doing singles for the entire piece.

"What will you do once you know?"
Meiri is offline  
#3 of 5 Old 09-20-2004, 03:42 AM
pamelamama's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: *dwelling on spelling*
Posts: 5,706
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Crocheting seems to work up faster too.
pamelamama is offline  
#4 of 5 Old 09-20-2004, 05:25 AM
rubidoux's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 2,674
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I think crocheting is a little easier, but I enjoy knitting more and it seems a little more versitile to me. I have made soakers both ways and definately prefer my knit ones.


Jayne, sewing up a storm mama to ds1 9/03, ds2 2/09, and 2 sweet furbabies.

rubidoux is offline  
#5 of 5 Old 09-20-2004, 07:15 PM
Peppamint's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Not here
Posts: 12,881
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I prefer knitting, crocheting made my wrists hurt- but that's JME.
Peppamint is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 18,279

54 members and 18,225 guests
addie_kramer , agentofchaos , anisaer , bananabee , BirthFree , camillabien , charitycase20 , Dakotacakes , DivaMommy17 , emmy526 , floss&ferd , FyerFly , GraceDellinger , greenemami , hakunangovi , hillymum , Iron Princess , Jess2boys , joandsarah77 , katelove , kathymuggle , Kelleybug , lisak1234 , Lucee , Lydia08 , manyhatsmom , MeanVeggie , Michele123 , Mirzam , MommaGx3 , momof421 , moominmamma , MylittleTiger , NaturallyKait , oldsmom , rocky , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , samaxtics , seap3 , Skippy918 , sniffmommy , Socks , Springshowers , sren , stephaniepifer , twg , zebra15 , zoeyzoo
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 01:21 PM.