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« on: February 10, 2011 02:08:58 PM »

my friend loves her french press. a lot. she brings it to work with her and everything. i figured a french press cozy would be a good present for her (although she drinks so much coffee i'm not sure she leaves any in the french press for a cozy to keep warm).

i made up my own design because i didn't find any patterns that struck my fancy.


the eyes look a little googly in the first picture - it makes me laugh.

here's an up close of one of the owl cables:


it has an owl cable on each side, and three regular cables evenly spaced between. it holds on with three braided ties. the first picture is more accurate color-wise.

if for any reason you want to read more or see extra pics, the blog post is here : http://wistfulplying.blogspot.com/2011/02/anissas-french-press-cozy-because.html

hope you like it!
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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2011 03:44:18 PM »

Beautiful!
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« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2011 07:02:17 AM »

Oh, that's a great idea! I need to make one like that for my french press (that I never use)
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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2011 08:22:16 AM »

thanks! it's a great project to use up that stray ball of yarn you have kicking around. i have a french press i never use also, but maybe if i make myself one of these i'll use it more Wink
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« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2011 12:20:03 PM »

I love stuff decorated with owl cables. So CUTE!

And, I like the idea of a french press cozy. I may have to haul off and crochet or knit or sew or otherwise one of those for my husband and I so we will use our french presses more often.
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« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2011 04:43:47 PM »

What a great idea! I'm going to have to decorate my french press, too!
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