Have you ever thought about using macrame to make a stitch marker? There are so many different ways that you can make unique stitch markers for your knit and crochet projects. Who says that you need to use traditional crafts in traditional ways! Learn how to make a super beginner macrame stitch marker and then how you can step your skills up, or deconstruct and earring for a new stitch marker.
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DIY Stitch Markers
Stitch markers are an essential too for all knitters and crocheters. They help us keep track of where we are in a pattern, special stitch sections of a pattern, stitch counts and more.
There are two types of stitch markers, locking and ring stitch markers. Typically, locking stitch markers are used for crochet but they can also be used for knitting, if their opening is large enough. Some locking stitch markers are similar to safety pins while others have lobster clasps to hook onto your project.
The biggest difference is a locking stitch marker is removable at any time, while a ring stitch marker needs to have stitch worked to the marker before it can be removed.
If you want to make one of these cute macrame stitch markers follow along with the video tutorial below and grab your materials from the list below to make your own!
- Embroidery Thread
- Beadalon Tying Station (or clipboard or safety pin)
- Jump Rings
- Macrame Kit from Morgan Leah
Share Your Makes
If you make one of these stitch markers, or any DIY stitch marker, please share with us in the Marly’s Minions Facebook group! We would love to see how you have been inspired by these tutorials.
When you watch the live tutorial don’t forget to comment and let us know if you would be interested in doing this event again next year. If you want to see more stitch marker styles would you also be interested in purchasing a kit? Let us know in the comments!
DIY Stitch Marker Event
Stitch markers are fun to collect and fun to make. Over the next 12 weekdays Katelyn will show you a different way to make stitch markers. From simple to more complicated you will find beautiful ways to make stitch markers and new techniques of crafts along the way.