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Last time, we chatted about choosing yarns, and today we're going to talk about - yep - knitting needles!
Knitting needles come in an assortment of shapes and sizes and they're made from a variety of
materials - from plastic and metal to bamboo and wood. And there are so many options out there that it can
make your head spin, but I'm going to share some tips with you that will make choosing the right needle for
your project easy-peasy. Let's get started!
So, now that you know how important it is to buy the best quality supplies you can afford, let's
chat about making the best thread choices for your needlepoint projects.
If you're looking for tips on choosing yarns for knitting and crochet projects, check out this post. I divided the information into two posts, so it would be more convenient for you to read.
Why don't you pour yourself a cuppa and let's talk thread?!
that it was going to be a wee bit long, so I divided it into two separate posts.
Info for knitters and crocheters is below.
I've been teaching other people to knit, crochet, embroider, and needlepoint for more than 25 years and, throughout those years, I've compiled a list of tips that are pretty much guaranteed to make you a better knitter, crocheter, or stitcher.
While you may already know some of them, I hope you'll learn something that will, indeed, help you improve your skills and make you a more confident needle artist. (Because that's what you are, you know!)
Today's the "Big Day"! Issue 3 of Making magazine is in at the shop and I can finally put copies out for sale. Yippee!!!
It's been reeeeeeaaaaallllllly hard to keep them under wraps these past couple of weeks, too, because this is the issue that has my article about French knots in it.