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.

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Pinner Question: 


"Should we be re-pinning from Pinterest (an actual re-pin) OR from the blog the pin came from (brand spanking new pin)."

With a traditional link-up party, we are reminded to pin features 'from the source' rather than from the link-up party. This way the pin links back to the blogger's post and not the link-up party post.

Pinbellish is a little different as we link a PIN that has already been shared on Pinterest, which already links back to the correct blog.

Pinterest gives preference to pins that are more frequently re-pinned. This means the more re-pins a pin has the more people will see it in their home feed and in searches.

So, long story longer...

...at Pinbellish Pin Party please re-pin the great ideas you find here from Pinterest. There is no need to actually visit the blog it came from and then pin it, that's why we ask you to link up the pin URL - not your blog post. 

Or as I like to pontificate:

At Pinbellish Pin Party please repin pins in Pinterest to promote Pinterest prioritising your pins to purfylle your Pinterest pinning pleasure


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