The Knitterly Hooker

Tips and Tricks: Knit Shopping List

In Uncategorized on November 20, 2013 at 11:25 am

I like this. I NEED this. Very smart idea!

Remily Knits

Dear reader … how do you manage your shopping at big yarn festivals and fairs?  Inquiring minds want to know!

At both the New England Fiber Festival and Stitches East, I armed myself for efficient shopping my own specially-formatted list of projects for which I would permit myself to buy yarn. Although I was chuffed with myself for being a  brutally deliberate buyer-of-yarn, I didn’t think the list itself was anything particularly special.

Well, color me wrong! Yet again. I showed the list to people, hoping to get congratulatory pats on the back. Heck, I’m only buying yarn for projects I might actually someday make! But, they were more interested in the list itself. For each pattern, I have a picture to remind me what it looks like (stolen from Ravelry and shrunk to 1″ high), info about the yarn required (mostly weight and yardage, plus any other details), and…

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