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Holiday Q & A For Crafters

Today, I will be answering questions posted by NothingButKnits on her blog here. In fact, she posts fun questions, but this is the first time I'll be answering here. It's as if she knew what I thinking before coming up with them. So, here we go. Questions Have you made holiday decorations for your home?… Continue reading Holiday Q & A For Crafters

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WIP Wednesday – Christmas Special

I don't have any Christmas-related knitting at the moment, but I’ve been thinking of making a Christmas Nativity Scene with Amigurumi since my new-found love for it. After searching high and low, I didn’t find one that appealed to me, but instead found Jean Greenhowe's Christmas Special booklet which has a knitted nativity scene. Stash… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – Christmas Special

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WIP Wednesday – Must Knit Faster

It goes without saying that my knitting's been suffering a worse-than-usual setback partly because of my new-found love for Amigurumi toys, but I found a bit of time to work on my Orkney. Remember the booboo I talked about (see below) last week? I fixed it with 2 passes of duplicate stitches (one each for the… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – Must Knit Faster

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Teddy T

I read somewhere that a 50:50 cotton-acrylic mix is good for Amigurumi toys that'd be 'manhandled', so I decided to give it a try for Mr T, the Amigurumi teddy I’m making for my youngest. The pattern is Teddy Theodore from my book 'Cuddly Amigurumi Toys' by Marie-liis Lille, and classified as advanced, so promised… Continue reading Teddy T