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1  Re: Knitting Graffiti in Knitting: Discussion and Questions by tofty on: April 24, 2010 02:55:04 AM
Knit The City have been at it again, thought id share the mischief!:






More images can be found here:
www.thefastener.wordpress.com

Thanks for looking, hope you enjoy it!   Grin
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2  Re: Newbie Swap Round 12 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by tofty on: February 20, 2010 11:02:34 AM
I received my package today!!  woo hoo!!

Heres the package just opened (i have to explain that i found the parcel on my doorstep as i left for lunch at the pub - i couldnt wait to open it when i came home and as i was late, took it with me to the pub!!)...



A really sweet spring card with a spring fairy on it..


2 amazing wooden pots - one with KTC (knit the city.com) which im involved with, and one with some really sweet birds hand painted on...


a sweet embroidered cuff....



and the most amazing thing ever!!... 

an embroidered steampunk inspired needle case for my interchangeable knitting needles.. it has a place for everything!
Look at the detail:





I cant get over how gorgeous this is, and i cant wait to show it off! 

thanks so much leilani79!
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3  Knitting Graffiti in Knitting: Discussion and Questions by tofty on: January 09, 2010 10:36:26 AM
Hi guys,

Just thought id share some knitting graffiti with you all...

KNIT THE CITY have been wrapping london in wholly goodness this year.  There are 7 members from all over london, who were all dragged into the Knit the city bunker and taught the way of the yarnstorm through gruelling tests and trials.  You can follow them on twitter (@knitthecity) and here is their site: 
Knitthecity.com 

Most of the yarn corps also have their own sites too:

http://thefastener.wordpress.com/
http://bluestockingstitcher.wordpress.com/
http://whodunnknit.com/
http://thepurplepurler.com/
http://LadyLoop.wordpress.com/

Heres a few snapshots of pieces they've done:




Nothing at all to do with me Wink



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4  Henry my sock monster in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by tofty on: January 12, 2009 06:31:04 PM
Id like to intorduce you to Henry, my first sock monster!

I made him from a pair of socks (just one) from the dollar store (or even 100 yen store - here in Japan).  In fact all of the materials were from the yen store apart from the seqins on his toes and fingers.





i hope you like him, thanks for looking  Cheesy
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5  'Knitting' Christmas cards! in Knitting: Completed Projects by tofty on: January 12, 2009 06:25:43 PM
Hi guys, i made these cards for my knitting buddies at snb in tokyo, and thought id share them... hope you like them! 

(i must admit they were a bit rushed, so not excellent, but i was pleased with the idea! Undecided )







thanks for looking  Cheesy
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6  My Baby Cardie in Knitting: Completed Projects by tofty on: January 12, 2009 06:13:49 PM
Hi all, this is my first post in this section!...

My best friend and my sister in law are both pregnant and I had lots of wool left from another project so i have made a cardy for one of them - im thinking one will be a girl, if not itll have to wait to next time!! Grin

I made it from a free online pattern at knitty:

http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEsummer03/PATTdaisy.html





Hope you like it  Wink and thanks for looking.
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7  Re: Fabric stores and crafty things in Tokyo in Japan by tofty on: January 06, 2009 05:42:23 PM
Heres a pic i took yesterday of Yuzawaya  Wink



and heres what i bought:


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8  Needle book - my first posting!! in Needlework: Completed Projects by tofty on: January 04, 2009 03:25:42 AM
Hi guys, im quite new to Craftster, and ive finally bitten the bullet and decided to post a finished object up here... i hope you like it!

Ive made it for my stitch and bitch group here in Tokyo, as we are having a (late - due to many people returning home for the holidays) secret santa.

I made the stamps i used for the back (my initials) and the heart, star and cupcake from erasers cut with a craft knife... (a japanese friend told me about this craft - very cool, and easy to try!).... The pearl bead is used as a button with plaited embroidery thread as a hook to keep the book closed.

Thanks for looking Smiley








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