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Old 04-07-2009, 08:20 AM   #1
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My eleven-year-old daughter is in need of a few knitting tools. She is looking for a row counter, some point protectors, a cable needle, and maybe a stitch holder and a few needles in various sizes that she hasn't got yet. If anyone has any of these things to sell cheaply, please pm me. (I have a PayPal account.) Thanks!
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Old 04-07-2009, 01:08 PM   #2
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Those things are so inexpensive to begin with that shipping and payment might cost more than buying them at Joanns, Michaels, Hobby Lobby, etc.

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As Jan has said these item are very inexpensive. You may also want to go over to the Knit Tips & Tricks thread to see what you already have at the house for these items.

For example I use the little pyramid like erasers, that you put on wooden pencils after the original eraser if gone, as point protectors.

You can take a chop stick, cut is down and sand the end or use a pencil sharpener to give it rounded ends and use this as a cable needle. I have used paper clips as cable needles.

Take the second chop stick sand it smooth and make the ends rounded. Slide the chop stick through the stitches and put a rubber band on the chop stick from end to end to make a stitch holder.

You house if full of knitting tools that you just haven't found yet.

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Michaels sells a knitting comes with a booklet, needles, a row counter, point protectors, stitch holder and a few other things (I can't remember but, it's like only $9.99, I believe....I think the kit is titled something like I taught myself knitting or I can't believe I'm knitting...Pretty handy, actually....I haven't got it, but, my dad recently bought it so he could learn to knit.
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