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Roxycraft’s ergonomic “wrist pillow”

Tamie Snow over at Roxycraft decided to fight her tendonitis with an awesome knitted wrist pillow.: Get a tutorial at Roxycraft and download the pattern while you’re there. Gift idea alert!! The holidays are coming,…

Another yarn hack – “crazy yarn”

Laughing Purple Goldfish Designs‘ definition of crazy yarn: bits and bobs of leftover yarns which have been accumulating, then cut into assorted lengths (no greater than six metres), then mixed all up and knotted together…

Doggone yarn hack for a Friday…

From Jen over at Seizure Salad: Not really a knit hack…more of a yarn hack. This is a freshly skeined batch of yarn from my spinning wheel…which we noticed bore a striking colour resemblance to…

Dread Pirate Robot

This was made for some friends who had a baby in June (welcome Valin!) – mom’s got dreads, dad writes books about pirates and really, who doesn’t love robots?? I give you, Dread Pirate Robot….