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Another Use for a Crochet Hook (Tip/Technique)
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Posted on: 1/17/14 12:32 PM
I love to quilt, but basting the quilt is my least favorite part of the process. Opening and closing the safety pins can get a bit tiresome after awhile. I've learned to store my pins open in an old candy tin so that they are ready to pin when I pick them up. I pin all that I can in the area I'm working on without closing the pins. Then I use a fairly large crochet hook to grab each pin and close it. There is a special little tool just for this purpose, but the crochet hook works great.
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Lizz said...
A grapefruit spoon works even better!!
1/18/14 3:21 PM

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