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Sewing project for knitters: an interchangeable needle case.

I treasure my interchangeable circular needles. They are easy for adding needle length when knitting large shawls. And you always have all needle size/length combinations at hand.

My circular needle set is from KnitPro, but there are other brands who carry them, like HiyaHiya.
The only size that didn't work for me was 3mm. The wooden tips kept breaking. Steel points are better for me when thin needles are required. But for everything 3.5mm and up I am very content with Knit Pro.

Keeping the needles loose in a basket was not an ideal storage solution. I needed to keep them out of reach from our cat Dita as she has been caught stealing wooden crochet hooks and sock needles before. But searching for a pair of the same size in the basket became a bit of a nuisance.

Google brought me to the blog Life According to Missus Vonkysmeed . She posted a sewing pattern for a needle case.
I read the whole pattern description twice to make sure I understood all the steps to take. For the inse…