A selection of Bookmarks

My Creation

These bookmarks where knitted for my nieces and nephews aged between 3 - 12. They all love to read so I thought a lovely little bookmark would mean them not turning down the pages (which is a pet hate of mine - I hate dog ears). These bookmarks are so easy to knit and to use up odd pieces or left over wool, in this era of reduce, re-use and recycle! The basic bookmark cast on 9 stitches and knit till it measures 6 or 7 inches. This pattern can be alternated using various different stitches and sizes of needles with different wool types.

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andie commented on 2009-07-14 18:58:50

what a lovely selection well done

beadcrazy commented on 2009-07-14 19:18:32

These are lovely, and good advice , but I must confess I make beaded bookmarks and beaded book thongs, but although I read every day and dont turn over the pages I put books down open, thus straining the spine. Mybe I should take a leaf out of your book ( Pun intended) :)

darkkiss commented on 2009-07-14 20:11:24

cool

DemonKnit commented on 2009-07-14 20:59:43

cool :)

prettypink commented on 2009-07-14 21:32:58

Thank you Andie, Beadcrazy, Darkkiss and DemonKnit for the lovely comments they are greatly appreciated.

rosieandhim commented on 2009-07-14 21:48:34

What a great idea, will have to give that one a try.

mollypops commented on 2009-07-14 22:08:26

Fabulous.nice to hear your nephews and nieces like to read,not many kids do these days.It's also a pet hate of mine to see book pages turned down at the corner.I love books and think they should be respected, and beadcrazy,,,,NAUGHTY you for putting down a book open,especially since you make your own bookmarks........tut tut!!! lol

annarrow commented on 2009-07-14 22:48:08

I love these bookmarks, they are really great!

princessJoelizabeth commented on 2009-07-15 00:29:11

their lovely well done i currently use a bookmark i brought from raffles in singapore last year with a recpipe for how to make a singapore sling on it lol.

tinca commented on 2009-07-15 10:28:55

Lovely, agree with mollypops, books should be treasured, eilx

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Knitting
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