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Sunday, April 24, 2011

St. Patty's Green Ball-less Penis Cozy

We spend so much time figuring out what accessories to where on special occasions, never forget the endless possibilities to accessorize the drink in your hand. St. Patty's Day is always a fun holiday to wear everything green you own. Some one decided I should knit up some penis cozies with little four leaf clovers that could "accessorize" the accessory. They were made in a circle and would be detachable. Got a few complements on them, but non as much as the cat shirt that Jason wore that evening. :D

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Sock Monkey Hat

Always wanted to create one of these hats, but could never find the right striped yarn. This yarn is a discontinued yarn made by Bernat. It was going on clearance at Michael's, so I bought out all that I could find. Michael's seem to clear out old yarns late winter after all the holidays are over. Wish they had an online store like Jo Ann's. Jo Ann's is really nice to go online and look through their clearance section of yarn. There are patterns out there for different sock monkey hats, but I just improvised this one off a hat I liked online. Again, the strings on the ear flaps have a tassel attached at the bottom of each one.

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Fashionable Floral Fuzzy Fun Cowl

Created this for my mom. She's pretty knowledgeable of flowers. Bought a book on called 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet", and let her pick out her favorite flower. She picked out the blue-bell flower. It's a great book that most of the patterns I've tried thus far have all worked out really well. I like Amazon's selection of knitting and crochet books because they're always half the costs of buying them anywhere else!

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Got a Big Hat for Some Big Hair

Friend wanted a hat that could cover her dreds. She was also a fan of the earflap hats. So, we created this design together. Simple and quick! Was made with thick 'n quick yarn by Lionbrand. For the color green did a single crochet and then for the brown stripe it was done with double crochet. Just do a simple tassel for the end of the two strings on either side of the earflaps.

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