Thursday, 5 May 2011

Tiny needles


Tiny needles
Originally uploaded by Asplund
Yesterday at Nordiska museet you could try knitting with old needles. I do like thin needles, but these were too thin to be comfortable to work with - and still they were among the thickest of the needles you could borrow!

Here they are next to my 3 mm (US 2½) needles for comparison.

4 comments:

Kajsarulta said...

AHA! Ny dajsing som Opa skulle sagt! Väldigt fint - och gamla Bessy fick vara med.

christinelaennec said...

Wow that is very tiny. When I was a child I used to knit teeny articles for my dolls out of thread, on pins - not much different, from the looks of it!

fluffbuff said...

Those needles look thinner than anything I have. These days knitters are amazed at those needles but weren't they the norm for certain types of garments?

ylva said...

Vad fin din sida har blivit! Visst är det perfekt att sitta och sticka med hatt, mycket bättre än solbrillor. Eval8 har visat stickorna live på stickcafét och de är ju supertunna, antar att det karmpar i händerna efter en stund...