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jcis27
« on: January 22, 2005 08:48:57 AM »

so i found this and thought i would start a thread for v-day.  these would be cute to give out as pot-holders or just to give out, and they seem fairly simple...  i'm going to try it and post my results!

http://knitting.about.com/library/blcloth18.htm

does anybody else have any patterns they'd like to share?
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tuesdaymorning68
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2005 01:37:47 PM »

awwwwwww! those are really cute! i think i'll have to try one! anyway, i found this pattern a few days ago and i thought it was neat:

http://knitting.about.com/library/blheartpad.htm
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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2005 11:02:47 AM »

Thanks for the link - that would make a cute dishcloth!

I'm making pink and red mug cozies with fluffy white intarsia hearts.  I'll give these away with cheap ceramic mugs from the dollar store.

I got the idea from http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=15524.0, except that my mug cozy has a base which acts as a built-in coaster.

Quick Tutorial:
I make the base from the Interweave tea set pattern at http://www.interweave.com/knit/interweave_knits/pdf_files/FiestaTeaSet.pdf

After the base is the right size (I just measure it on my mug as I go along - no swatching, woo hoo!), I do one purl round to define the bottom, then knit for a few rounds up the sides. 

When I get to the handle, I start knitting back and forth in stocking stitch, adding my intarsia motif (lots of free ones on the web).   

At the top of the handle, I rejoin the round and knit a few rounds, then bind off.

UPDATE: February 15
Well, I gave away the cozies with hearts, but here are a few pics of another one.

A skull mug cozy:


Here is the bottom showing the built-in coaster:


A shot of the back showing the button:


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« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2005 02:23:35 PM »

I making some quick (well relatively,compared to my usual size 0'd they are quick) gloves/wrstwarmers is spring shades.  They are also convieniently the patterns im making for some yarn kits for gloves for my website.

I really like those hearts.  I think i will have to make some.  Smiley
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