There wasn’t always stitch markers, not sure about when they were made but My friend used to give me her *Corks from her vino. *
I’ve used safely pins (still do), waste yarn , paper clips ( *but they have to be smooth on end) * not just stitch markers orter improvised craft things??
Would be fun to see.
I also use a old knitting machine counter
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I use a lobster clasp. Big enough for old eyes and big fingers.
I’ve used scrap yarn and even the keychain clasps (that’s actually what I use now lol)
Yarn scraps, Bobby/hair pins, paperclips
It’s a clap that looks like a lobster claw. They’re used a lot on jewelry.
Lobster clasps and scrap pieces of yarn for stitch markers when my stitch markers are not around!
I used to knit with just regular number 2 pencils. That’s how I learned. I found some scrap yarn and watched videos on how to knit. I’ve thought about using paper clips as stitch markers, as it’s a good idea.
Yeah, it actually worked pretty well for pencils!
I use safety pins and stitch markers, but if I’m really desperate and don’t have that nearby I use bread tie twists