Month: October 2015

Getting Crafty with Recyclables – May Oh's Fantastic Pop Top Purse and more …

Mary Oh crochets beautiful purses with yarn and aluminium pull tabs like this one here: There’s a whole world of pop tab work, and the level of craftmanship is stunning. Pinterest is a good place to start exploring this craft if you’re interested, there’s even a tutorial or two. Speaking of getting crafty with recyclables, I’ve had a beautifully-shaped almond milk bottle kicking around for awhile … just couldn’t part with it. I knew someday a project would come along that I’d want to use it for and I was right. I got the opportunity to try some cork-shaped...

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Skulls, Balls and a Knitting Marathon Runner – It's a Friday Night Round-Up

Ben’s Kitterly Kit You definitely want to pick up fiber artist Ben Cuevas’ latest creation — a mini knit skull kit! The El Craneo kit from Kitterly comes with a mini-skein of Cascade 220 with enough yardage to make two skulls and black scrap yarn for embroidering the facial features. I totally bought one. Feeling Fluffy Handmade Wool Dryer Balls So when I first got these, I was a little freaked out by the sheep smell. I’m a knitter who normally loves sheep smell, but not for drying my clothes! Ignoring the odor, the first load really impressed me...

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New Book! “Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany”

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