Pit Bull hat

Pickles is my other foster dog, she too is up for adoption through Bully Buddies.

I’m taking her and Boo to an adoption event on the weekend. I figured since Boo will wear her hats, Pickles shouldn’t be left out so I made her a simple earflap hat with a big pom pom on the top. It matches her hot pink Thundershirt that she’ll be wearing also. Credit for the pom pom actually goes to my husband, he did most of it, I just trimmed it and sewed it on.

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Irresist-a-bull! I just adore her! I wish I was in a position where I could adopt her myself.

Sorry, no pattern. I was in a rush to get it done and didn’t take any notes.

I made another dishcloth yesterday – SHARK! I used up the last little bit of cotton scraps I had. Yay! It feels good to stay on top of my scraps plus one can never have enough dishcloths.

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Pattern for the shark dishcloth is again by Mamafri/CreaWelten on Ravelry

Dishcloths

I love OWLS and so I love anything OWL.

I had some cotton yarn left from a previous project and was looking for something suitable to make and came across a pattern for an owl dishcloth. I AM IN LOVE! I might have to make myself an entire blanket out of a bunch of these.

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I also found a pattern for an Octopus dishcloth. Octopus and dishcloth… it oddly enough seems like a perfect combo.

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And finally, I asked hubby what kind of dishcloth he’d love. A moose. Talk about random. Picture is awful, the colors are actually a nice baby blue, navy blue and lime green. I would take a better picture except that it’s already in use now. The original plan was to do both borders in baby blue and the center in lime green. Of course I ran out of lime green half way through and then ended up running out of baby blue as well and had to bring in a 3rd color but since the goal was to use up scraps, it’s only fitting.

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All 3 patterns are by Mamafri/CreaWelten on Ravelry. Patterns are in German.

I have just enough yarn left to do a navy blue/beige one and I think we’ll do the shark one.

Also happy news – I won a SIGNED copy of “Seven Wonders: The Colossus Rises” by Peter Lerangis. I won it through HarperCollins Canada (contest on FB). Books always make me happy. Signed books make me bounce up and down.

Hexagon Love

I had a fair bit of white and hot pink yarn left from the Summer Garden Granny Square Blanket and when I saw THIS, I couldn’t resist. I ended up buying some more of the wisteria and shell pink to mix it up and decided to make myself a blanket consisting of wee tiny flowers. They really are just little tiny hexagons 😀

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My sock yarn leftovers also started to pile up and so I decided to take the plunge last night and start a The Beekeeper’s Quilt. HEXAPUFFS! So squishy! Hexapuffs are made from fingering weight sock yarn.

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I might be slightly crazy 😀 Both are side projects with no time limit whatsoever but they are great if I just have a few minutes to sit down or to take with me on the bus. It only takes me about 5 minutes to make one of the flowers and about 30 minutes to make a hexapuff. Also – They are just too cute for words! I’m also pretty sure that the end result will be absolutely mind blowing so I don’t mind being patient.