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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects / Dog Bandana that slides onto collar on: June 07, 2010 02:44:17 PM
 Hey! I got a new puppy a few weeks ago and while i'm not the kind of person to go dressing up their dog i cant resist a bandana!

Here is Grizz the Border Terrier puppy wearing his new bandana, yes he does look a little bewildered but honestly he likes it!



There is a tutorial on my blog http://eefweef.wordpress.com/




i hope you like it  Cheesy
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: summery sweater/cardigan (is there such a thing?!) ideas for a 5 yr old girl on: May 30, 2007 05:01:02 PM
thanks sue, i think i'm just gonna go for it, i've already done a few rounds. ive knit a pinwheel blanket before so i understand the theory that i can just stick the arms in when it gets wide enough. im really looking forward to this knit now, and the prospect that i may actually finish it for my cousins 5th birthday in july!

thanks for the advice everyone Grin

aoife
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: summery sweater/cardigan (is there such a thing?!) ideas for a 5 yr old girl on: May 29, 2007 05:55:24 AM
thats a great idea neekie, i did buy a ball of pink cashmerino to use as the edging on the reid cardigan, i think her mum would prefer me to knit her something a little more traditional (i can assure you, she has loads of pink, fluffy clothes!) so i wasnt going to use fun fur, but good suggestion, thanks:D

im very much leaning towards the pinwheel blanket i mentioned in the original post, but i need to alter the pattern to suit dk yarn, id like to knit it in stripes like the original and have every second colour as navy, and i can buy a few extra balls of yarn in different colours, i think that might solve my problem!
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Entrelac on: May 29, 2007 02:53:47 AM
here's one http://www.knitting-and.com/knitting/patterns/hats/entrelachat.htm
it could look better with different yarn and different colours:D

aoife Wink
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / summery sweater/cardigan (is there such a thing?!) ideas for a 5 yr old girl? on: May 29, 2007 01:38:10 AM
Hey Cheesy,

I want to knit a sweater or cardigan for my little cousin, who will be 5 in july. i bought yarn to knit her a sweater for her birthday LAST YEAR! but it never got beyond a few inches. the sweater i was going to knit her was kinda babyish and in the last year she has turned into a real girly girl and loves all pink and fluffy. the problem is i have 5 balls of navy and 2 balls of red dk merino wool. its ok if i dont use the red in the garment, and it would be ok if i bought a few extra balls in different colours or something, but i cant really afford to go buy a whole lot more yarn.

although i would consider myself a good intermediate knitter, the only thing i have ever knit that had to actually fit someone was a hat, so something that the sizing was forgiving would be great. i love this pattern for a pinwheel sweater http://elann.com/ShowFreePattern.asp?Id=138024 but it uses a different gauge yarn and im crap at adapting patterns for different gauges.

I have already attempted Reid from knitty, which would be gorgeous,  but i struggled with the lace pattern and sizing, so i've ripped out what i did, so my yarn and needles are waiting here to start something else.

any suggestions? Huh

Aoife Grin
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Peace Fleece Pinwheel Blanket on: April 30, 2007 04:44:37 PM
aoifecmcc: I did a row of eyelets in the gray. I was getting so bored with just knitting, so I made an eyelet every few stitches.

thanks! i've started a small one with some stash yarn as a trial run, ill try that stitch for the edge, i really like it. i think my poor arthritic cat will appreciate a little pinwheel blanket Cheesy
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Peace Fleece Pinwheel Blanket on: April 29, 2007 06:33:20 AM
wow this blanket is gorgeous Cheesy i really like the colours you've used. i would love to make a giant pinwheel blankie for myself! i had a look at the closeup of the edge on flikr but i cant make out what stitch you used in the grey bit- id love to know what it is, for if i ever did get around to making one;) Then after that bit did you just knit a few purl rows then do the picot bindoff?
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Self-Striping One-Skein Hat on: December 13, 2006 06:07:44 AM
you could use the other skein to make matching wristwarmers maybe?
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Can you felt a shirt or sweater? on: May 08, 2006 10:42:29 AM
yeah, check this out- http://www.womansday.com/article.asp?article_id=9818&section_id=3 - make bags out of old sweaters Smiley
10  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: colors of europe (sign ups: april 27 - may 13) (send by may 31) on: May 06, 2006 01:48:38 AM
aww id love to join too! but i have exams at the moment and they finish on the 31st so i wont have time either Embarrassed i have been looking around for a swap i'd like to do as my first swap and this one seems ideal, what with not having to post to the US. i hope there is a round two!
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