I love the crafting community!!! I’ve learned much about myself and about people through my experiences with the online crafting community. I’ve learned about perseverance, practice, technique, caring, selflessness, giving, kindness and sharing.
While some crafters require that you pay for any tips, tricks or techniques they share, there are others out there who are selfless with sharing information and DIY techniques they’ve developed. Knottygal is one of them. I found her blog through the popular W.I.P Wednesday and F.O. Friday memes on Tami’s blog.
One of the F.O. Friday posts Knottygal shared was how to make some easy peasy stitch-markers. With pretty stitch-markers costing so much money and with it being hard to find stitch-markers for a “big needle knit loving girl” like me, I made the ones below for my larger needles (sz 11 – 19). To make mine more or less symmetrical, I cut my tiger wire at 6 inch lengths and rounded out the tops by wrapping the wire around a candle holder before adding the crimp and regular beads.
My first go-around …
And then some more …
I found a great craft case at a local store in my neighbourhood.
Now go make some!!!! 😀