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Strange Jewels Slippers

These slippers (and the hat to match) were inspired by so many things; the fabulously fat and squishy super-bullky-weight yarn; the cooling of the days and nights, and my resulting desire for toasty warm snuggly knitted things; and finally, my very recent reading of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic. “One of the oldest and most generous tricks that the universe plays …

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Strange Jewels Hat

This hat (and the slippers to match) were inspired by so many things; the fabulously fat and squishy super-bullky-weight yarn; the cooling of the days and nights, and my resulting desire for toasty warm snuggly knitted things; and finally, my very recent reading of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic. “One of the oldest and most generous tricks that the universe plays …

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Tea & Picots

I drank many a cup of tea and crafted many a picot while knitting this pattern. A friend commented that Tea & Picots would be a great name for it, so here we are!

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TV Time Socks

These socks are a quick knit. Like, really, really fast. You can make a pair during a few episodes of your favorite TV show, and then have them to wear for your NEXT binge-tv-watching night. Or, of course, they make a fast gift for a friend or loved one.

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Forty Winks Scarf

This adorable scarf came together while my lovely little ladies were taking their afternoon naps one weekend. It’s the perfect project for when you have a limited amount of time to yourself. Plus, there’s just something about crocheting granny squares on such a mammoth scale. Not only are they quick and easy to make, they just look so darned awesome, …

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The Cursed Cowl

For a long time, this cowl was truly cursed. It refused to be what I wanted it to be. I knitted and ripped and knitted and ripped, and then, whammo, blammo! With Kat’s council, something finally worked, and I must admit, I’m quite pleased with the result. There’s a spooky spider cable on a background of spider webby yarn overs …

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Rasta Cape

Sometimes, you just want something a bit… saucier than a cowl or a scarf. That’s where this cape comes in – using mesh lace and an I-cord button loop, this is a quick and easy project that really ups your fancy quotient.