Stitch markers will keep you from pulling your hair out.
One sanity saving use for stitch markers is to mark the end of a row in circular knitting. Sometimes it is hard to tell where the circle begins.
Or you use stitch markers where increases, decreases, or blocks of different stitches should be placed.
Without them you can go stark raving, hair pulling, “Where’s my shot gun” insane trying to keep track of your work. ( And a lot of us knit to prevent us from killing something.)
There a few outlets selling beautiful stitch markers and they are worth the investment considering the practical application and the life time of enjoyment you’ll get from them. Stitch markers can be fancy, charming, or funny. The design is only limited by your imagination.
I found a site that shows the basic method of making your own stitch markers.
Simple directions for learning how to make your own stitch markers, with an interesting twist at the end of the page. Just the info, they aren’t selling anything. How To…Click Here.
Don’t have time or equipment to make your own? Find a wide selection at www.sevenyaks.etsy.com. We have other stuff too, but this link will take you straight to the stitch marker page.
Handmade stitch markers are a beautiful gift for knitters and easy to make if you have some beading skill.
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