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Authentic Knitting Board, LLC.( KB Looms) is the leader in premium quality knitting looms, kits, and accessories. KB provides loom knitting education and over 200 free patterns and videos. As an established woman owned business for more than 20 years, KB has become a household name with the highest quality in the knitting loom market. KB specializes in 100% hardwood adjustable knitting looms/ boards, and original plastic knitting looms. KB is now revolutionizing the loom knitting space with the Flexee Loom, modular knitting looms with boundless possibilities as you can custom create your own loom.

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KB began as a mother, and daughter team, Kim and Pat Novak, and has grown over the years to 10 employees and numerous loom knit designers. Everyday we all work to give you highest quality product and loom experience with education, patterns, and design.
We strive for excellence in response to questions and feedback about looms, patterns, and orders. If you have any questions, just email [email protected]. We would love to hear from you. Tell us what you like or what you what new loom you would like to see. We will do our best to make it happen!

Our mission at Authentic Knitting Board is to provide the best quality products, and to share and educate about the loom knitting process. We partner with yarn companies and independent designers to offer our customers and friends the best knowledge available. We will continually strive to develop and promote new and innovative patterns from all dependable sources that will enhance our selections.

The mission also involves assisting women's relief groups with knitting boards and personal instruction.  Our goal is to see these individuals grow in self belief that they, too, can create beautiful, useful, warm garments for themselves, their families, and as a means to supplement their family income. It is our goal to assist these groups with knitting boards, instruction, and support. Individual groups or organizations may apply for this program by contacting Pat Novak at [email protected]
KB Looms occupies 10,000 square foot warehouse and offices in Fork Union, VA.  
KB Warehouse Team is busy carefully wrapping up your new knitting looms and rushing them out to you!


Wholesale Sales - Contact Kim Novak, [email protected]
Authentic Knitting Board is a Certified WBENC Woman Owned Enterprise
Our company is a (National Woman's Business Enterprise). Authentic Knitting Board successfully meets all WBEC standards as a Woman's Business Enterprise (WBE). This seal affirms the business is woman-owned, operated and controlled.
Employment Opportunities

We are currently looking for experienced knitting board, loom knitters, freelance designers and pattern writers to work from home and assist in design and development process. If you have the skills listed below please feel free to send us your details.


  • Must be experienced in knitting board knitting or be an experienced knitter willing to spend time and learn the knitting board
  • Have sufficient experience to work from a printed pattern, and be able to pick up minor errors in the pattern if they exist.
  • Payment based on yarn usage.
  • Must be able to work to deadlines.

Freelance Designers & Pattern writers

  • Must be aware of current trends and styling in hand knit & crochet design.
  • Must be able to provide accurate garment/item specification for pattern writing and or have the ability to also write patterns.
  • Have access to email.
  • Payment is based on complexity of design or concept.
  • Must be able to work to deadlines.
If interested, please send resume and samples of your work to Kim Novak [email protected]