How To Make A Stitch Marker
Stitch markers are very valuable tool in knitting, especially when you trying to keep track of knitting in rows, rounds, a location of a repeating pattern design with in a project.
There are stitch markers that look like little plastic safety pins. You can also use blunt safety pine with no twist ends. These safety pin type of stitch markers are great for row counts.
Once you learn how to make a stitch marker, you can use anything as a stitch marker. If you were like the rest of us when beading was popular, you have plenty of beads that are in your beading stash.
This is just a quick instruction step by step how to make your own stitch markers. Sorry, these stitch markers are not for the faint at heart. They are not remotely pretty.In this “How To.” I used flat beads, to show you, you do not need to have a jump ring, you can incorporate the wire as a jump ring.
ebay or amazon.Or you can just tape the teeth of a needle nose pliers.
- Measure ½ inch from the end of the wire.
- Use pencil, from ½ inch from line and make a “U” shape.
- At the U shape near the penchil make square bend on both sides so the will met.
Step 3: Slip the bead on.
- Bend wire half way down.
- You might have to cut a little off the top. You see the end of the wire that sticking out pass the bend.
- Slip the white ring.
- Wrap wire around the wire.
- Use the flat/tape needle nose pliers to help wrap around the wire.