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A New DPN Roll-Up. I'm pleased and proud!
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Dec 6, 2017 05:19:41   #
bargosal
 
I'm not a sewer and possess a sewing machine mainly to do repairs.
I am heartily sick of rifling through a couple of tins to find the DPNs I need for a project. So today I bit the bullet and attempted to make a roll-up which would contain all my DPNs in ordered pouches.
A simple task for a sewer but a massive brain twisting task for me. What's inside, what's outside, how to put it all together? OMG a nightmare! I tried to find a pattern online, but they were not quite what I needed, and if they were, they seemed very complex. There are some lovely knitted patterns online, and if I didn't feel the Christmas rush coming on, I would have taken my time and knitted one. In fact, I might even do that in the future.
I used iron-on labels to mark each pouch with the needle size. Being iron-on, if I change my mind about what goes in a pouch, I can simply make another label and iron it on over the previous one.
I can now tuck my DPNs away with my other needles and know they are readily available! Woo Hoo!




 
Dec 6, 2017 05:37:45   #
AussieSheila (a regular here)
 
Very clever and very stylish
Dec 6, 2017 05:40:18   #
CindyAM (a regular here)
 
Very good idea and great job on completing it.
Dec 6, 2017 05:42:16   #
Vickie P (a regular here)
 
Well done!
Dec 6, 2017 05:46:35   #
Grandma Sue
 
Nice job!
Dec 6, 2017 05:46:42   #
bokemom (a regular here)
 
Very nice, I like the fabric you choose.
 
Dec 6, 2017 06:06:39   #
Loee
 
Great idea. And so neat. Puts my bag to shame.
Dec 6, 2017 06:08:23   #
pommom2
 
Perfect! Great design and a nice job making it.
Dec 6, 2017 06:09:13   #
seamer45 (a regular here)
 
That’s very nice,you did a great job. I have one also that my MIL made for me a long time ago but I need about 10 of them. I have an awful lot of DPNs. Every size in many lengths.
Dec 6, 2017 06:14:55   #
God's Girl (a regular here)
 
Great job
Dec 6, 2017 06:16:43   #
blissdragonfly
 
I think you are a sewer. You did a great job.
 
Dec 6, 2017 06:18:40   #
Tove (a regular here)
 
As a sewer please let me say - Great Job!!! your work and design is perfect. Great way to store DP
Dec 6, 2017 06:23:30   #
saukvillesu (a regular here)
 
Tove wrote:
As a sewer please let me say - Great Job!!! your work and design is perfect. Great way to store DP


Well said by Tove. What an accomplishment--but now you ARE a sewer!
Dec 6, 2017 06:26:15   #
somnus (a regular here)
 
I want one! Well done!
Dec 6, 2017 06:27:50   #
txgigi
 
Very nice and well done
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