…Some just take your breath away!

A gift from some friends!

A gift from some friends!

I was recently gifted with the most amazing circular needles.  They were made by Michael and Sheila Ernst.

Hand made of blue Dichromatic Glass they are the most beautiful tools I have ever seen and I am already planning the project that they will knit first!

Also new to my tool chest – crochet bullion hooks found for me by Dionne at The Stitcher’s Muse.  Made of stainless steel with beautiful, easy to hold handles, they are perfect for carrying multiple beads for placing as I knit!

I have two sizes, .7mm and 1.0mm.  The smaller has the bone handle and the larger the ebony handle.

Perfect little tools!

Perfect little tools!

What are your favorite tools?!

Happy Knitting



About letissierdesigns

March 2017 - My new site is now up and functioning. I can blog, share my thoughts and photographs, and sell my patterns! So much happening in my life and all is creative and forward moving! Thanks for taking the time to stop by. Sept 2015 - I haven't updated this in a while! Still knitting, always knitting, I still teach and work at Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I also have designed for Vogue Knitting, Koigu Magazine, Zealana, Jimmie Beans, and Malabrigo, As of the beginning of 2015 I also became creative director of the Buffalo Wool Co., a new job that just flows along with what I already do. I am a knitting teacher and knitwear designer. I work full time in my LYS, Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I recently was 1st runner up in a Vogue Knitting Design Competition called the Magic of Mohair. My design was featured in the Early Fall 2011 Vogue Knitting. I will have another design in the Vogue Knitting Winter 2011 edition. I have recently purchased a Canon Rebel Camera and have started taking way too many pictures. I love this site for sharing my thoughts and pictures. Life is good!
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2 Responses to Tools…..

  1. Denise Whittle says:

    Wow! The circular needle is beautiful and the crochet hook for beading looks convenient and functional – though I have never worked with beads.
    With my limited experience …I love Skacel (addi Turbo) circular needles!

  2. Ria says:

    LOVE the circular needles but what happens if you drop them? How are you finding the joinI am so tempted.

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