Category Archives: tools

Sock trio: the needles

While setting out to knit three more pairs of socks from Stephanie van der Linden’s glorious book, Around the World in Knitted Socks, I decided to restrict my choices to yarns and needles I already had. I should have plenty … Continue reading

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Buyer’s anti-remorse: Needle Keeper from Chicken Boots

You may know what happens to you when you are at a good knitters’ show. A show with classes and a marketplace and many other keen knitters ogling in the marketplace booths. There is often an atmosphere suggesting that these … Continue reading

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Double-duty tool from the past

My tool kit does not need another stitch holder. When I saw this one in a grab-bag at a LYS this weekend, I had to bring it home. It holds stitches well. The holding pin is 2.5mm or less in diameter … Continue reading

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