2.08.2009

How do you keep track of your scissors?

I am primarily a knitter, but also do some sewing, crocheting etc....

Now knitters don't need scissors as often as sewers. But come on now. I have bought many, many scissors, but when I need a pair there are none.

Is there a scissor black hole in my house?

I'm off on a scissor hunt, and ways to prevent this from happening again. I have seen scissor fobs but never was interested in them. Should I be now?

How do you keep track of your scissors???? Please help me....

I found some scissor tails here or here.

But they look like they might get in the way...

Do I need a scissor keeper? http://lynetteandersondesigns.typepad.com/lynette_anderson_designs/2008/09/here-kitty.html

Or a scissor leash? http://www.brodys8004balloons.com/product_p/36410a.htm

How do you track your scissors? And/or keep them where you need them.

May your needles fly as fast as Dragonflies...

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6 comments:

  1. Hmm, for me, I always put the scissors back into my pen mug, along with my bunch of crochet hooks. That way, it'll always be there when I need it.
    I do the same with my hooks too. No matter what the WIP is, I almost never keep the hook with the project. I always put them back into the mug, taking it out only when I want to continue the WIP. I'd go crazy if I ever lose any. lol!

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  2. I have the exact same problem with my scissors every time I turn around they are gone. I don't know if I have scissor gnomes or what & its only me and the bf here & he swears he isn't hiding them. I should have about 3 pairs in each room of this place by now lol.

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  3. I have solved the problem by having at least 2-3 pair of scissors in each room. I kid you not. Kitchen only has one pair, tho. Living room: 3; each bathroom has 1 pair -- you get the idea.

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  4. No idea, we are constantly losing scissors. Although every now and then the scissor gremlins return them all at once and we suddenly have an over-abundance of them

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  5. I took about a yard of 1/4" ribbon and made a necklace--just one big loop that goes through the thumb-hole of my snips and then I can wear it around my neck. Between uses I hang it on a hook over my sewing desk (next to my wall-mounted spool holder and threaded-needle pincushion).
    I never lose them. :)

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  6. Well, first of all, I have scissors in almost every room of my house, except the bedroom. I even keep a pair in my knitting bag. I think it is essential that you have at least 10, then you are bound to find at least 1 when you need it. =)

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