Mini Wooden Cassette Tape Needle Gauge, Laser Engraved Needle Gauge, Gift for Knitter, Knitting Kit Tools, Retro Knitting Accessories


This laser engraved and cut wooden needle gauge is a handy tool to have in your knitting tools, and makes a great gift for your favorite knitting child of the '80s! Remember sitting tirelessly by your boombox waiting for the perfect song to come on to add to your new mixed tape, and then listening to it until the tape player decided to eat it? Now you can bring back that old feeling, without the fears and tears of the tape being eaten. Purling can be a pain, make it more fun with a new "Purl Jams" playlist!

Gauge measures needles from sizes US 0-13(2mm-9mm) and sizes are engraved in both US and metric sizes. US sizes are engraved above metric sizes. There are two size US 1 and 2 knitting needles, sometimes referred to as size 1 1/2 and 2 1/2, the metric 2.5mm and 3mm; I have included all four of these on this gauge; perfect for sock knitters!

Would you like to personalize your knitting mix? This item has room for personalization on the tape's "label". Some examples may be: Leah's mix, Leah's Knit Hits, etc. The recommended maximum amount of characters is 30, but I sometimes I can fit more. I am always happy to experiment.

Compact in size, it measures only 2 1/16" by 3 1/8" by 1/8" and will easily fit into most notion pouches and tins or knitting bags. Laser engraved and cut from solid cherry hardwood in my Central Wisconsin studio. Wood is a natural product and no two pieces will be the same. The gauge you receive may vary slightly in color or grain.

Listing includes gauge only, all other items are for prop purposes. Also, does not play music.

Solid cherry hardwood was used for this product because of it's strength, durability and even grain; these qualities makes this a perfect hardwood for engraving, cutting and then everyday use.

I appreciate you! When you purchase wood products from my shop, you are actually helping support two family owned small businesses. I purchase all of my solid hardwood from a local Wisconsin, small family owned lumber mill; not big box stores.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)


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Frequently Asked Questions

Wholesale availability

At this time, the Knitting and Crochet Notions Tins, select Stitch Marker sets and Care Tag sets are available for wholesale purchase to brick and mortar and online retail shops, other than those on Etsy. If you are interested in carrying any of these items in your shop, please send me a message for more information. More items will gradually be added to the wholesale list, please check back often to see what is new.

Gift wrapping and packaging

Most packages come ready for gifting or as a nice gift for yourself. If you need a special note or message included with your order, let me know; I would be happy to help make someone's day!

Fast shipping and great quality! Thank you!

Beautiful! I'm super excited to give this as a present!

Well made Size is smaller than a real cassette tape. I am really happy with it.

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