Which Stitch Markers Are Best

When I first took up crochet I didn't have any stitch markers, I didn't even know stitch markers existed. It wasn't long before I knew about them and I learnt the value of using stitch markers, aka stitch savers. That first frustrating experience of when a project accidentally unravels because there's nothing holding onto the stitch to stop it coming undone or your crochet circle grows in ways it isn't supposed to and the worth of this tiny tool became obvious very quickly. But there are so many styles of stitch marker to choose from, locking, circle, coil-less, plastic, safety pins, thread, 3D printed... does it really make a difference which one you use? Is it just how pretty they are? I walk you through a dozen different stitch markers from items you have lying around your home to the fancy artisan styles. I share with you what features to look for and those that don't really hold up to the task.

Pinbellish 10: A Pinning Celebration

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A Pinning Celebration

Thanksgiving is nearly here!

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What will you find at Pinbellish?

New things to embellish your Pinterest boards.

Show off your latest & greatest pins on multiple blogs.

We'll entertain you with weekly Pin Trivia.

Viking Penannular brooch

These replica Scandinavian pennular brooches were very popular from 9thC through to the 13thC.

Sometimes known as a Ringerike style pin named after the Ringerike region in Norway where many finds of this type have been discovered.

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  1. Thanks for hosting! Just FYI, your buttons are still coded with the Halloween image :)

    1. Ohh, whoops! Thanks I'll fix it right now.

  2. Thank you so much for hosting! That is so much fun that my pumpkin skillet cinnamon roll was most clicked!

    1. Well it looked so scrumptious! How could it not be?

  3. Great party, as always! Thanks for hosting!

    I'm off now to do more research on these penannular pins. The thought of who made it, wore it, if it was a gift from someone or a hand-me-down; these things intrigue me. But most of all: How in the world do they stay put?

    1. They pin part rotates around the circle once you've pushed it through the fabric. That way the circle part sort of locks it into place. I guess it's hard to explain. I should take a photo I guess.

  4. That brooch is amazing! Pinterest is a little treasure trove of ideas. - Tasha

    1. It's my favourite of my pins, I wish I had more call to use it.

  5. Just coming back to say thanks for the lovely comments! - Tasha

  6. woot pin party!! Thanks for hosting us!


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