What else could you be missing?
While there are lots of tools available for crochet, here are three that we think everyone should use:
1) Stitch Markers
Stitch markers come in a variety of designs, and can help you with many aspects of your project. From clasp and locking styles to spirals (and even bobbie pins) stitch markers are essential to:
- mark a stitch: Like the beginning or ending of a row / round.
- use as a placeholder: Like a WIP.
- count rows and rounds of work: Especially if you’ll have dozens of rows, or a complex stitch pattern!
2) Yarn Winder
Yarn winders are necessary to help transform yarn into workable units. Most skeins, balls & cakes of yarn are ready to use, but some will need extra help before they are workable:
- Hank of yarn: Must be a cake or ball before you use!
- Partial skeins: Yarn can get messy!
- Bulk units: For smaller projects or for ease of transportation.
3) WIP Notecard
Whether you only have one crochet project on hand, or over 100, a WIP notecard is a great tool to use with every single project. Be sure to keep a notecard with every WIP, then compile all WIP notecards as you finish your projects for future reference!
- Keep with your WIP
- Assure each line is accurate, up-to-date
- Take good notes for future reference!
Which crochet tool is your favorite? Let me know in the comments!
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