Largest Knitting Needles

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The World Record of ‘largest knitting needles’ has been achieved by Ms. Jim Bolin from Casey, Illinois, USA .

On May 20, 2013; Jim Bolin, Vice President of Bolin Enterprises Inc., designed a pair of giant wooden knitting needles and a crochet hook for The Yarn Studio, Casey. Bolin’s giant wooden knitting needles measured in at 13 feet, 0.75 inches (3.98 m) long and 3.25 inches (8.25 cm) in diameter, setting the world record for the largest knitting needles. Each needle weighed 11.34 kg (25 lb)

Previous Record

The World Record of ‘largest knitting needles’ was achieved by Ingrid Wagner from the United Kingdom. These knitting needles are 11 feet, 5.8 inches long and 3.15 inches in diameter. Ingrid used these knitting needles to knit a 10-by-10-foot tension square at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on March 10, 2008.

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