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Design tools

swagI didn’t make Sock Summit, but turtlegirl76 kept me in mind and brought me some swag.  The button is on my knitting bag.  The tablet is special–a great design tool.

swag insideEach page has some lines for notes and then graph paper.  It is perfect for working out small designs for socks and hats, and bands, etc.  It’s 5X7 so will fit in purse or bag.  Many thanks, my friend.

I also bought a notebook from CafePress. (Scroll down)guild bookThis is from our guild’s site on CafePress.  Lynda runs this and is always updating it with great items.  This is 8X10 and a spiral.  The covers are vinyl and sturdy.guild book insideThe inside has a grid and note space.  I was actually a bit disappointed in the grid.  The size of the grid is too large to suit me–I mean each cell.  In this space I would prefer a much smaller size cell so I could have more cells to work with.  However, . . .

guild book useThis is how I have used it.  I just use the cells as a spreadsheet to help me keep track of each row of a multi-chart pattern.  Just goes to show.

The paper quality of this notebook is great and I like that it is printed on both sides.

As Steve says, you’re only as good as your equipment.  We were skiing.

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