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« on: October 19, 2007 08:22:31 AM »

In the tradition of easy gifts for knitters, like the knitter's brooch...



This is a piece of scrap yarn that I wound into a small skein, wrapped with a tiny label, and attached to a key ring. It makes a cute knitting bag charm.

Instructions on how to wrap a skein are here. When you're done, slip the key ring into the top loops, and attach the optional charm-clasp hardware.
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« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2007 08:46:00 AM »

I love tiny things. Tiny travel sizes, tiny dollhouse furniture, and now this freaking adorable tiny skein. That is too cute!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2007 09:19:28 AM »

What a great idea! I'd love to receive one of these!
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« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2007 03:01:41 PM »

This is very cute! I definitely want to make one to give to my SIL for Christmas. Plus, I want to dye some yarn for her.

But...I looked at the instructions for wrapping a skein and I just don't get it (I get lost at step 3)! I need pictures! Does anyone know of a tutorial that has pics with it?

Thanks a bunch!
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« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2007 03:37:39 PM »

I love it!
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« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2007 03:50:53 PM »

oh, what a great gift idea!
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« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2007 05:49:50 PM »

> looked at the instructions for wrapping a skein and I just don't get it (I get lost at step 3)! I need pictures!

There are PDF instructions on how to tie a skein, here.  The pictures at the bottom of the PDF page show the figure-8 tie.  However, this skein is so small you can just tie it any old way.  I tied mine in 2 places, stretched out the loop with my thumbs and twisted it, bringing my thumbs together to let the skein fold in half by itself when it looked tight enough (like making a twisted cord).  Pull one end through the other a little bit, and thread the key ring though both loops.  Hope that makes sense.
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« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2007 06:35:00 PM »

Thank you! That tutorial helps immensely! I never would have figured that out on my own Wink
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« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2007 06:48:32 PM »

Eek! So cute! Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2007 06:31:08 AM »

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