Fix A Quick
Even the most enjoyable hobbies come with tiny annoyances, such as lost tapestry needles or hard-to-see stitch patterns. These ingenious products are the perfect “hack” (almost-instant trick for a quick fix), promising stress-free knitting from the get-go. Difficulty Seeing the Pattern?
Whether working on a complex stitch chart or trying to pick the perfect color combination, having bright, natural light is crucial to comfortable success. The Stella Two LED Task Lamp makes those annoying low-light conditions a flash in the past, with 10 dimming settings, tactile touch pad controls and tri-spectrum lighting with very little heat.
Always Losing Needles?
Losing your tapestry needles or tiny notions is now a thing of the past with Stitch Sprouts new Needle Tubes. These sturdy telescoping cardboard containers, 100% made in the United States, are practically indestructible, while also being easy to find in your knitting bag. Both adorable and handy, these tubes make your knitter work all the more sweet and stress-free.
Hard to Keep Track?
Working from a hard-copy pattern is now easier than ever with the Prop-It Portable System. This collapsible holder displays material in any form (books, leaflets and even digital devices) so that it is easy to see and follow along. An elastic page holder and magnets to mark your row-by-row instructions means you can knitpause-knit without ever losing your place. Ask about it at your LYS.
Tiny Stitch Instructions?
As an artist who was tired of digging in her purse for glasses, Linda Clayton came up with her unique EYz Readers. These super-handy magnifying glasses, available in four different strengths, are siliconized so that they never slip down your nose as you peer down at the tiny stitch chart you’re following. The best part? The colorful frames glow in the dark, so you can always find them at the bottom of your bag.
For more information on these products, contact the manufacturer for a store near you. See listings in the Yarn & Notions Resource Guide on page 80.