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Topic: Easy/Cheap Stitch Markers!  (Read 2653 times)
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SophieAnn
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2009 12:31:22 PM »

GumInMyHair,

Yeah, she's got it right.  These stitch markers would only work for knitting.  They hang on the needle, in between 2 stitches.

I also crochet, so I can understand how these wouldn't work for crocheting.

What you could do to make your own stitch markers for crochet is to get earring hooks for jewelry making - the kind that hook through your earlobe and don't need a backing/don't close.  Or you could get the kind that hook through the ear and have a closure (not a separate backing piece).  Then you could attach a beading dangly bit.  Basically, make a dangly earring!

Like this: http://www.mamasminerals.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/b.kit.earring.rosequartz.h.jpg
Or this:
http://www.maryannarcher.com/images/jewelry/index/earring.jpg
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GumInMyHair
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2009 05:29:24 PM »

Thanks Sassy Redhead and SophieAnn. I didn't know you knitters put markers on your needles.  Smiley

You're right, the earring type are what I need. Thanks!

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RUby07
« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2009 06:45:30 PM »

Aww I absolutely love that!!! Great idea, now the next time i go to the dollar store Im hella gonna have to buy some stuff to make myslef some too! Cheesy.
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Sugario
« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2009 04:07:20 PM »

Super cute!  And amazingly cheap!  I'll have to keep an eye open for similar items!  Thanks for the idea!
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« Reply #14 on: February 21, 2009 11:46:35 AM »

now that is cleaver!!
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iShallCallYouSquishy
« Reply #15 on: November 18, 2009 08:13:56 PM »

That's so cute! I usually just get a paper clip and straighten them out. Then I attach a bead, and use my round nosed pliers to bend the top into a circle. Mine are much more crude, but they work.
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« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2009 10:28:31 AM »

Very clever!
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