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« on: December 12, 2010 10:15:44 PM »

I tend to get really obsessed with making certain things and stocking up on those supplies... For a while i was really into making zippered flannel pouches, so i have TONS of flannels and zippers... Right now it's knitting, but before that... it was felt things. Felt monsters... felt purses... felt pins... felt mutaches... felt coffee cozies...
Let's just focus on the cozies, shall we?

I started with just felt and thread.
First... the banana. (My name is bananaleg, after all.)

Cupcake:

Mustache <3

Monster eyes:

Squiggles (i have A LOT of felt scraps!):



And then i started using embroidery floss. Mayhaps a teensy bit more expensive, but i looove the way it looks!
Ice cream cone.

A little palm tree on an island beach:

Hibiscus:

A tree and a sun (this is how my niece draws her suns... and i love them):

Cupcake 2.0:

And the mock Sbux... which could totally be customized with a drink order:

And possibly my favorite... the swirls!:


The newest is a secret santa gift. She loves snowflakes.




This one isn't made of felt... instead of acrylic yarn. Gryffindor colors as a Christmas gift for a friend. Smiley



I apologize if you think showing the back of all of them is too much... i find that i like to see things from all sides.
At least they're only thumbnails Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2010 12:39:57 AM »

I love these! fabulous job!

Do you have a pattern for the knit one? I would love to do one for the Hufflepuff colors  Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2010 01:24:49 AM »

Oh, thank you!

No, i don't have a pattern, i totally winged it.
I will tell you what i remember, or think i remember. Wink

I used Loops & Threads Charisma, first of all, using size 8 double-pointed needles.
I believe i cast on 28 stitches, in the yellow.
K1P1 ribbing for 4 or 5 rows.
Stockinette stitch for 4 or 5 rows.
Switched to red.
Stockinette for 4 or 5 rows.
K1P1 for 4 or 5 rows.
Bind off.

I made it as a gift for a friend. I had totally forgotten to check the size before leaving the house. Luckily i grabbed some Starbucks for her before meeting and slipped the cozy on. It fit perfectly.
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« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2010 07:34:56 AM »

I think they are all fabulous! i love cupcake 2.0 and swirls!
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« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2010 12:11:06 PM »

They are so cute and make nice gifts...

There is hope for you...join us in the Destash Craftalong...we are all obssessed with crafting supplies and must destash!  We will help you or...make things worse... Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2010 01:21:10 PM »

Ooh, i've never done a craftalong... That sounds fun!
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« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2011 03:59:02 PM »

Did you use a single layer or double layer of felt?  I am planning on making some and was just curious.  Thanks
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« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2011 12:27:13 PM »

I used a double layer.
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