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10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know

Crafters are always looking for little hints and tips to make their projects cheaper, quicker or better-looking. These top ten crafty hacks will make your knitting life much easier and will have you saying, “I never thought of that!” Click on the pics to find out more information.

Make a ball winder

There’s no need to splash out on an expensive ball winder. Make your own from just an empty toilet roll and make perfect centre-pull balls of yarn.

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know
Protect your points

Knitting under the influence may not be the best idea, but those wine corks certainly make perfect point protectors and stop those stitches from sliding off your needle.

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know
DIY yarn bowl

Stop your yarn ball rolling around on the floor by using a dish and bulldog clip – simple!

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know
Cutlery pom-poms

If you need a mini pom-pom to finish off your project, use a humble kitchen fork to make it.

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know
Straighten your needles

If your new circular needle is kinking, dip the cord into hot water for a few seconds then pull it straight.

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know
Cheap yarn holder

Make a yarn holder for pennies by sticking a chunky knitting needle through the top of a cardboard box.

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know
Cotton bud cables

The squishy bits at either end of a cotton bud make it perfect for using as a cable needle. Stick a few in your crafting bag!

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know
Notions holder

Plastic Tic Tac boxes are just the right size for storing tapestry needles, stitch markers and all those little bits that get lost at the bottom of your knitting bag.

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know
Loom band markers

Did your kids go through a loom band phase? Are you still finding them everywhere? They make perfect stitch markers!

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know
Portable ruler

Not got a ruler on you? Download a measurement app on your phone so you’ll always have a ruler with you.

10 Amazing Knitting Hacks You Need To Know

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