It’s also about the knitting paraphernalia.
I’ve been making beaded stitch markers, following the tutorial here. I still need a bit of practice, but I’m quite pleased with the results so far.
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I used to have a spinning wheel, two spindles, and three cupboards full of yarn, roving and knitting needles. Now, I also have a box of beads, pliers and wire-cutters. I am seriously in need of a room of my own.