A new use for Altoid tinsJune 12, 2010
Why suffer the loss of yarn needles, a small stitch gauge, point protectors and other various small knitting notions. At least a week ago and all through out my “life as a knitter” , it would seem like I would go through yarn needles like candy (always either misplacing or losing them). Then one day like a bolt of lightening an idea hit me. I had recently finished a tin of Altoid peppermints, cleaned off the dust, and removed the wrapper. Then I went over to my round pencil bag I use to stash all of my knitting notions, went through and removed the small things, and placed them in the clean Altoids tin.
It worked like magic and now I will (hopefully) be able to put them away in their proper tin, but also I will always know where they are! Here is a picture: