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3 Reasons Why You Aren't Getting Gauge - And What To Do About It!

Posted by MIchael Gallagher on

Gauge. It's the word that makes knitters and crocheters cringe when they hear it. While it's not crucial for every project, paying attention to gauge can prevent unfortunate mishaps, especially when you are making something that needs to fit in a specific way. But for many, taking the time to knit or crochet a gauge swatch just means that you're just that much further from the fun part: starting a new project! And if you don't get gauge the first time, or the second time, or even the third time....what's a crafter to do? If you are having issues getting gauge, it might...

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How To Assemble the Yarn Pet from NKK Tools

Posted by MIchael Gallagher on

Managing yarn while you work shouldn't be a chore! Our Yarn Pets keeps things safe & secure, letting you work from the outside of a center pull ball with no aggravating tangles or uneven tension. Choose from single, duo and trio options; each one includes assembly instructions and all the tools you need to put it together. On today's post, we'll walk you through the simple steps to assemble a Yarn Pet for those of you who are visual learners.  Start by unpacking the contents of your Yarn Pet; the only thing that's not included is a tape measure (we're using our Needle Gauge, which includes...

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How to Measure Those "Mystery Yarns" in Your Stash

Posted by MIchael Gallagher on

Every knitter, crocheter or weaver has them: mysterious skeins of yarn that have long since lost their labels and have been partially used up at one point or another.  With all of the clever patterns coming out which use mini skeins and scrap yarn, you might wish to revisit these forgotten skeins and find a new use for them, other than taking up space in your stash. But how do you know if you have the correct weight of yarn or enough yardage to make what you want?  Here's where a few handy tools come to the rescue: using a...

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New Owner + 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by Michael Gallagher on

What’s on your wish list from NKK Tools this holiday season? Here are some of our best-loved products to give and get this year.

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New Product in Devlopment

Posted by Robert Shroyer on

New Tool in Development

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