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« on: April 21, 2007 02:07:59 PM »

I have been knitting for 7 years now. I learned to crochet at the start of January. Since then I have been obsessed with it. It is very different from knitting and I really enjoy being able to do both. One thing that bothered me was stitch markers. I love using stitch markers in my knitting but in crochet the only stitch marker I could make use of. I decided to make a stitch marker that would work well with crochet and knitting. I saw a tutorial for it somewhere online but they were advertised as being for knitting. I think they work well for crochet because you can use them like you would with a safety pin, but they are cute and your work won't get snagged on them like it does with a safety pin.

Sorry if its too image heavy- I just got a new camera yesterday and I am going a little overboard!






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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2007 02:38:51 PM »

so beautiful~!
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« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2007 03:05:51 PM »

I like them!! I don't knit or chrochet so I never understood how the other stitch markers like, stayed on Tongue But I would totally be able to work these lol Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2007 03:53:52 PM »

Those are SO cute! I love em.
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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2007 04:06:04 PM »

thanks! i made them for a swap (hence the title) but i can't wait to make some for myself.
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« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2007 04:08:14 PM »

thanks guys Smiley i think i am going to make a ton of these (with different beads and whatnot) and put them in my etsy shop. i think i am going to make beads from clay that look like little sheep and little spindles for myself Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2007 04:09:48 PM »

OMG!!!  These are brilliant!!  I hate using stitch markers because most of mine are so clumsy or slippery.  This is a great idea and I love what you used for them.  Great job!!!
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« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2007 04:32:06 PM »

They look great!
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« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2007 04:48:58 PM »

That's a great idea to use a lobster claw.  I make mine like an earring, with a little loop at the end of the eyepin.  I like your idea better! 
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« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2007 05:01:03 PM »

these ARE brilliant!! I want some! =fumbles for beads=
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