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Hell's Grannies: Stitch Holders

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Hell's Grannies: Stitch Holders
Group:Hell's Grannies
Swap Coordinator:Artsynerdgirl (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Knitting  Crocheting 
Number of people in swap:6
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:February 21, 2016
Date items must be sent by:March 21, 2016
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

For Spoil a Yarnie, I made stitch holders. When I make them, I usually consider them jewelry for my knitting needles. I make sparkly beaded ones. However, for this...... the sky's the limit! You can make them from any media you like, polymer clay, beads, needle felting, etc.

Here are the specifics:

You will make FOUR stitch holders

They should be about an inch long.

The stitch holders should either be all different or three the same and one different - this makes place holding easier if you are counting rounds.

The media is up to you, but make sure that there is a metal O ring at the top for easy needle sliding. I use ones that are 1/2 inch or larger to accommodate different size needles.

Please list your preferred needle size below. Currently, I'm knitting socks only, so I wouldn't need a large O ring on mine, and you could use a smaller one. Likewise, if you prefer bulky knits, your partner would make one with larger O rings.

Since these can be made relatively lightweight, I am making this international. I've shipped them in cards, as they can be smallish. Message me with questions.

Happy making!

Discussion

midwestkiwi 02/13/2016 #

I most often use a size 8 needle.

Artsynerdgirl 02/13/2016 #

I'm a sock girl :) 5 or smaller.

ScrappyLisa 02/17/2016 #

I knit socks mostly so I like 3 or smaller.

valreinking 02/20/2016 #

I'm another size 8 needle person.

stlouisphile 02/20/2016 #

I want to do this the next time it's offered! :D

Artsynerdgirl 02/21/2016 #

@stlouisphile join us Donna! :) You'll have a month to make them.

craftygolfer 03/ 3/2016 #

I forgot to list my needle size here, sorry! I am a sock needle junky or I am into dishie yarns :)

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