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Old 12-11-2007, 11:07 PM   #1
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I'm embracing my thriftiness right now. I'm making some argyle socks and do not own any bobbins, so I rigged some up out of index cards. Yay me. They even have a little slit to place the end into.
-On the Needles:
1. Simply Ginny Socks (1 complete)
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3. Stag Bag (on the back...don't want to do the st st)
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1. Mantilla Lace Doily (I forgot where I am on this)
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Old 12-12-2007, 12:18 AM   #2
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try the flat plastic bread closures......

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Old 12-12-2007, 09:03 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Doodknitwit View Post
try the flat plastic bread closures......
yup, that's what I use

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Old 12-12-2007, 09:29 AM   #4
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I always made mine out of the thin cardboard from cereal/etc boxes.. also used the slit to keep my yarn from coming undone until I wanted it to.
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Old 12-12-2007, 11:26 AM   #5
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I've used old "spools" for my embroidery floss. Not as effective, but they worked in a pinch. My favorite bobbins are the EZ Bobs that I found at
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