Thursday, September 30, 2010

Day 5, belatedly

I missed posting about day 5 of the Blog Hub Swap yesterday because I spent the whole day trying to drown a sudden cold in herbal tea and soup. Things are well in hand today, but I'm going to keep up the tea guzzling just in case. Also, the weather was terrible yesterday and there was no light for photographing things. But today, there's even a little sun!

So. Day 5 in the package from Stephcuddles contained fun gadgets.

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(Yes, the backdrop is my ironing board.)

A knitting spool and a row counter. I had a knitting spool when I was little and had so much fun making a family of snakes. I have visions of super-fast i-cord happening with this one, though. What fun!

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A closer look at the row counter reveals that it has a handy stitch-marker attachment. I've had row counters before, and they always seem to run away, (okay, so I lose them), so maybe the little ring will make it stay put for longer. Brilliant!

5 comments:

  1. I had one of those when I was little too and I made MILES of i-cord. We called it French Knitting. Don't know why.

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  2. I had one of those! I made a lot of snakes and worms...

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  3. yea... french knitting :) ... I love the photo!

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  4. i almost got one of those at the german ravelry meetup, but i wasn't sure which size to get...and then i was afraid i'd make a ton of icord and decorate my whole house with it:)

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  5. I'm having flashbacks to my childhood when I would make yards and yards of i-cord with my little spool, likely to my mother's chagrin. :)

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