What can I use for stitch markers?

What makes a good stitch marker?

The most Common Types of Stitch Markers

One of the most popular, and my personal favorite, is the pin that looks like a little safety pin. These are very easy to use and are just the right size for marking dropped stitches and changing colors in a pattern.

Can you use paper clips as stitch markers?

Paperclip: This is one of the most versatile tools you can have! It makes an excellent stitch marker as is, or you can unbend it to create a cable needle or double-pointed needle.

What can I use instead of a knit hook?

Finger crochet works great for big projects that use multi-stranded yarn. For example, hold four or five strands of worsted weight yarn together and finger crochet them quickly into a blanket. Your loops don’t have to be the width of your “hook” finger and your thumb. That’s just a basic guide.

What can I use instead of crochet hook?

Look for common household items like a knife, sandpaper, and small pieces of wood or twigs to create your own needles. Consider making handmade needles as gifts for your crochet-loving friends or to sell at local craft fairs and consignment stores.

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