For today's post I decided to get organized. Last week my mom bought me a bag full of knitting needles from a thrift store for a whopping $6! I was of course thrilled and went to look up several more knitting projects Ravelry.com (if you haven't checked the site out, do it!) to feed my new obsession. But now I had a big mess of needles, and some extremely curious boys, so I decided I needed a place to put them. I have always wanted to make a needle holder, but wasn't sure I wanted to take most of the afternoon to make one. Then I realized if I used a fabric that was already hemmed and ready to go it wouldn't take long at all. I decided to use a flour sack towel (only about $4 for 4 at Target), fold it in half twice and measure the needles accordingly then I would have an awesome holder. And that is just what I did.
Now I am the kind of girl who prefers to do a lot of guess work when I sewing because I am anything but a perfectionist and I'm lazy, but for this case, you don't have to be too percise and it still turns out great. I loved using this towel because it is a sturdy fabric that will hold together well even with pointy needles.
I pinned while my needles and hooks were in the clothe so I could see how big I should make each opening and it worked out very well.
This is the finished product. If you notice below I used the bottom fold for my crochet hooks and my circular needles. I loved how it turned out, and there is still lots of room for more needles and hooks!
And this is how it looks all rolled up.