1970 K-Tel Knitter Commercial

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Watch this 1970’s commerical for a knitting/crochet instrument called the “K-Tel Knitter”. This does look kinda amazing, no? Looks like a fast way to knit too. Has anyone ever gotten one of these off ebay or played with one as a kid? If so, please post a comment! We’d love to know. (Note: Announcers voice is a bit loud and annoying.) Thanks Marie! [ via ]

4 thoughts on “1970 K-Tel Knitter Commercial

  1. purlingsprite says:

    I got a K-tel Knitter for my son last year and he loved it! I got a few photos of him using one at my blog:
    http://isela.typepad.com/looming_crafts/2005/12/knitting_withou.html
    He also likes knitting on a knitting loom, he needs a little help as he is only 5 years old but he gets really into it.

  2. cathyofcalifornia says:

    thanks natalie for sharing this!
    i just posted some pictures from the pattern book in my blog:
    http://cathyofcalifornia.typepad.com/cathy_of_california/

  3. Jessie says:

    I have one of these and would really like to see the commercial. If anyone knows where I can see it or get a copy please email me at go_kitty8 leave this part out @yahoo._ _ _
    Hate spam :)
    Thanks for all the info on this item that you have provided.
    Much appreciated!
    Jess

  4. Shirley says:

    I used one for years. To me, it was a crochet tool more than a knitter. It was the only way I could make consistently even stitches. With it, I could knock out a project very quickly. I wonder why they stopped making them.

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