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Knitting and Crochet Stitch Markers

Categories: Crochet and Knitting.

Everyone loves some jewelry to brighten up the day, so why not have some jewelry for your knitting and crochet. Stitch markers can be an important little tool when following along in a pattern. They are used to mark a place on your knitting row where something different is about to happen … maybe an increase, maybe a decrease, maybe the start of a different stitch or the start of a pattern repeat. Knitting stitch markers slip onto your needle while crochet stitch markers hook onto a stitch.  For the above stitch markers I used 26 gauge wire and some split
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Jewelry for your Crochet

Categories: Crochet.

Jewelry for your crochet work. I had seen crochet stitch markers made using the shepherd hook (used for ear rings) but I didn’t like the way they wiggled easily out of the crochet project. Using lobster clasps means the marker fastens easily to your project and won’t slip off when you turn the work or put the project down while you take a break. I bought my lobster clasps in Michaels.  I usually buy things like this when I have a 50% off coupon.  You can either fasten small charms or use wire and beads as I did in the
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Jewelry for your Knitting

Categories: Knitting.

Do you use stitch markers? They are like jewelry for your knitting. I only started using them a few years ago when I came across a really cute set on Ebay or Etsy (can’t remember which). Up until that time I had either used a safety pin or a piece of yarn tied in a loop to make my place. They are used to mark a place on your knitting row where something different is about to happen … maybe an increase, maybe a decrease, maybe the start of a different stitch. There are all sorts of stitch markers out
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