Archive for the 'tools' Category

Organization

needles and things I’ve been meaning to re-organize my knitting needles and crochet hooks and notions for a while. I finally got tired of the tangled mess of circulars and piles of mismatched double pointed needles and over the course of a few nights, reorganized everything. I ditched some of the stitch markers that I […]

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Crafty Organization

In the back of my mind, I had been toying around with the idea of building a web-based, mysql backed crafty inventory + project planning site + crm site. Today, Mac (of Pesky’Apostrophe) posted about CraftMemo, which seems to do all of the above. It was created by Jan, who was using MS Excel to […]

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Knit Picks Options Needles General Impression

Last week, I was intrigued by the Knit Picks Options needles and since they allow for buying them piecemeal, I ordered a 40″ cable (they come in sets of 2) and two sets of tips (US5 and US6). They arrived yesterday along with some yarn I need to complete a secret present sweater and two […]

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We Love Gadgets

I am a gadget person. My household — we are a gadget household. I suspect this is why I didn’t get too much resistance when I bought my spinning wheel. I was reading Vera’s Crafty Blog this morning and she mentioned Knit Picks new interchangable needles. New needles? New… needles! I must try them! MUST! […]

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