One of my favorite hobbies is knitting. I love the yarn, the patterns, the knitting needles and especially the accessories. One thing that I tend to collect is stitch markers. I really like the beaded ones and ones with charms. I know that my knitting project is the same when it is finished whether or not I use pretty stitch markers. I know that I don’t need to use a cute tape measure. I know that I don’t need to use cute little sock shaped point protectors on my needle. I just like them and they make me smile!
For me, part of the fun of knitting is the stuff that goes along with it. I enjoy the feel of the yarn between my fingers at a yarn store, the look of my stitch markers on the needles and using a cute tape measure brings a smile to my face. I have two Knit Kits which works out great since I usually have a couple of knitting projects going at the same time and the tools in the Knit Kit are usually enough. However, for me, I really, really enjoy the pretty accessories too. In the end, I usually have my Knit Kit and a big pouch full of too many knitting accessories.
When I was in Target the other day I came across these two adorable Mary Englebreit tins in the dollar rack. I have always liked Mary Englebreit’s artwork and when I saw these cute little tins I knew that they would be perfect for my knitting accessories.
The first thing that I did was spread out all of my knitting accessories into two groups. This way I could put together two tins of accessories and have one for each of my projects.
Once I decided which items would go where I just put them in the tins…
…and closed the lids.
I find knitting even more enjoyable and relaxing with these cute little accessories. It is even better when these accessories are only $1.00! So simple, yet so satisfying!