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Topic: I'm a crochetin' fool! A calorimetry, cowl, and cozy. *IMG HEAVY*  (Read 1358 times)
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« on: November 17, 2009 02:48:28 PM »

So, in my attempt to make Christmas presents this year, I've been a bit preoccupied with stuff that I want to make for myself. Turns out, I won. I also live in Montana, so it's a bit chilly here. Smiley
First is a calorimetry. I've wanted to make one for a while and just haven't, so I finally sat down and did it. It's made from a super soft alpaca. I love that it covers my ears too. I found the pattern here: http://homegrownrose.typepad.com/reclaimingthehome/2008/07/the-one-hundredth-in-which-she-shares-a-crochet-calorimetry-pattern.html





I've also been envious of all the amazing cowls. I had some wonderful soft Wool-Ease laying around, so I decided to try it as well. I love how it'll fit perfectly under my coat! I got this pattern here: http://simplebeans.blogspot.com/2009/02/crochet-cowl-pattern.html 
It was super easy and worked up REALLY quick.





Next is actually Christmas presents. Oh, but I am keeping one myself. Does anyone else have the problem of giving their stuff away?! haha
I wanted to make coffee cozies for some of my sister-in-law's, so I thought it would be fun to make them and give them with some Starbucks gift cards. I also wanted them to be used with coffee mugs as well. I just made the pattern up myself with some simple stitches and some fun buttons. Smiley





Thanks for looking!
Comments and criticisms are welcome!!! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2009 02:58:11 PM »

I've been wanting to make a calorimetry, thanks for the link to the pattern. Yours look great.
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2009 03:20:12 AM »

The cowl is lovely, i've made one but its not quite right I might have to give that one a go instead.

I know what you mean with christmas pressies to. I'm making my gran the snowflake blanket from crochet today but I love it so much its going to be hard to part with.
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2009 07:44:43 AM »

Thanks!
I thought the cowl was one of the easiest projects I've made.
And I saw that blanket in Crochet Today, it's beautiful! I wouldn't be able to part with it either! haha
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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2009 11:56:55 PM »

 Cheesy That's the pattern I make all of my caliometries from! I found it one day, and I was like... hm... >>

It's really good, and it whips up really fast!! I like your projects... >> and taste in the color grey!  Cheesy
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mamaof5
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2009 07:06:12 PM »

Love, love, LOVE the cowl!  I am going to make one, and I'll post the pics when I do!
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