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Topic: Knitting Related: Silver Beaded Stitch Markers  (Read 775 times)
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« on: January 12, 2009 01:38:07 AM »

I hope that link works; I'm new so I don't know if it will.  Check out my image gallery if they don't show up.  Or if you have Ravelry, I'm BlackDecember.

I followed this tutorial: http://www.wormspit.com/stitchmarkers.htm.  It was super easy for a non-beader to pick up.  I'm going to make a zillion of these!  They are so pretty and much better than those boring old plastic rings.  I'm going to make some with lobster claw clasps as well, instead of the toggle clasp rings (which is what I used here).  

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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2009 10:45:24 AM »

Those are really nice Smiley
Great job!!!

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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2009 02:42:14 PM »

Cheesy Those are nice!

Thanks for posting the tut ^^

I think I am going to make some of these for my teacher Smiley I want to get into that kind of thing and I know she knits so it will be good experience for me and a cute present for her xD
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« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2009 09:49:47 PM »

Here are some more I made using that same tut and lobster claw clasps instead (for stitches, or crochet):

I also found this tut: http://igglepigglecrafts.blogspot.com/2008/10/snag-free-stitch-marker.html
I modified it so a charm is hanging from the end.  These were harder to make (for me, who has very little experience with beading).  I'd probably use tigertail (more flexible, easier to make loops) next time and a crimp bead at the end.

Good luck with the stitch markers and thanks for the nice comments!
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2009 04:45:33 PM »

I make my own as well, ever since I saw the price of stitch markers on etsy!
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