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I hope this brings you creative joy and inspiration.
I have a basket and a couple of different bags that store my W.I.P (work in progress). Then I have my craft bag. It is actually a cosmetics bag that I got from boots for free when purchasing something else. I always have it close by when working on a project. In it I keep the following items:
Small notepad – this is for making my tally charts to keep track of my row count, when I don’t have my tablet to use the Stitch Counter app.
Note book 1 (Owls) – this is my rough writing book where I write out patterns, make notes of things I want to remember and just generally anything I want to scribble down.
Note book 2 – I use this for listing ideas, listing yarn brand details and what I thought of them and I used to write out patterns that I definitely wanted to keep but I mainly type them up on the computer now.
Crochet hook case – this stores all my crochet hooks. I really have them packed in and they get a lot of use – by me and my daughter, and sometimes the boys when they feel like they want to try it. As you can see in the pictures my collection is varied. You can also see that my daughter made me hand grips out of loom bands because I found it difficult, at times, to hold the hooks comfortably.
Storage box – this contains all the little useful things you need when working on a project and I have slowly added to it over the past couple of years. It now holds scissors, cable needles, stitch holders, stitch markers, knitting needle point protectors, and darning needles. Not bad for something that only cost £1.29 a couple of years ago from eBay.
Pack of extra stitch markers.
Tub of dressmaker pins.
Tub of KnitPro T-Pins for blocking work.
Retractable tape measure.
Stationary – pens, pencils, rubber, sharpener.
I hope this brings you creative joy and inspires you to start your own creative journey.
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