Year of Handmade: Favourite Products to Use

My most used/purchased when on a budget (and have a ton of in my stash)
1. Patons Yarns (Classic Wool Worsted is my fave with Patons Decor being a close second.) 
4. Knitting needles from thrift stores

When splurging a little: 
5. Manitoba yarns- like this stuff bought from Manitoba Fibre Fest and used for this hat.
6. Cascade Merino yarn. (The stuff I am still using for my still unfinished sweater
7. These knitting needles. A complete dream to use. (I don't know the brand anymore, but I bought them from Wolseley Wool)


This post is part of my year-long project called Year of Handmade. Check it out and join in!

--Bee




3 comments

  1. Hmm, those needles look a lot like Knitters Pride products. I bought some for some stranded knitting (eeee! a new technique for me!), even though I'd about decided I didn't care for wooden needles. But I found the Knitters Pride needles just lovely, and have purchased others. Live & learn, eh?

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    1. Your right! Knitters Pride! Thank you!
      I love knitting with wooden and bamboo needles, maybe thats because I am still a beginner and it seems easier to control the stitches than with metal needles.

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  2. Wool and needles! So basic but so very true for every knitter. Cascade yarns are dreamy. That's a brand I usually start a design in. Tasty, but not too pricy for the average knitter. I love that you thrift store shop too! Have you tried up-cycling things into knitting paraphernalia?

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