A fiber-crafts fanatic who lives to create. Lately I've been knitting and sewing to clothe resin ball jointed dolls. I'm also "Wovenflame" on Ravelry, Flickr, ETSY, DoA and yahoogroups.

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Location: British Columbia, Canada

Capricorn, Married with grown children.

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Toothpick Needles

It's small, but it IS a FO (finished object)....a little lace knitter pin. The "needles" are toothpicks with beads on the end.

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I didn't actually KNIT with the toothpicks (approximately a 2mm), they would be too short to handle easily. I DO own and knit with 2mm needles though.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is very very cute....you should make up some as fridge magnets and sell them at your local craft fair!!!!!!

Happy BC Day,

July 28, 2005 1:50 pm  
Blogger Marlene said...

Great idea Suzanne.......except that I don't enjoy making things more than once. Life is too short to do "repeats" when there are so many interesting and NEW things to try.

July 28, 2005 7:10 pm  
Blogger Jewels said...

what a cute idea!

July 28, 2005 7:18 pm  
Blogger Michelle said...

That is so adorable! If you don't mind, I'd like to swipe your idea and make one as a Christmas ornament and a pin.

July 29, 2005 10:37 am  
Blogger Marlene said...

The idea isn't original to me either Michelle. I found the basic pattern and the idea on the Lace Knitters Yahoo Group. The original had a centered eyelet "L" which I didn't care for, so I came up with an alternate pattern for the inside motif.

July 29, 2005 1:26 pm  

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