- many say it is harder to learn (I like the challenge of learning it first.)
- more detail
- ability to make nice looking clothing
- wider variety of projects
- already have several knitting friends to draw from
- projects I leaned towards required knitting
Following the recommendation of friends, I purchased Red Heart Super Saver Acrylic Yarn from Walmart and Boye 10" long #8 aluminum knitting needles from Amazon. Walmart did not have the needles.