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Magic Fox Finder

September 17, 2017

It’s been a while since my last post. My husband had a stroke at the end of April and I’ve been a bit preoccupied, to say the least. Thanks to many people’s hard work, including his, he’s doing great now and I’m finding a few moments here and there for artistic pursutes.

To that end, I recieved the latest Anthropoligie catalogue and wondered if there was anything hiding inside. I employed the help of a magic fox finder.

At first the fox was very elusive, it’s a fox after all, but after a while he revealed himself in the most astounding ways! Enjoy!

Chenelle fox

 

Red eye fox

 

Flower fox

 

Vertical stripe fox

 

Pink fox

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Recently Knitted

April 29, 2017

How ’bout the incredible entrelac shawl I just finished!

You can find the class at Creative Bug. The original pattern calls for holding two strands of yarn together throughout. I opted to just use one strand for a lighter garment. However, I did beef up the tassels, making them from 8 lengths of yarn instead of 6. Super pleased by how it turned out, I’ve gotten nothing but compliments and kudos!

With that done, I needed a little project to keep me occupied. These basket weave washcloths were the perfect thing.

For some reason I love knitted cotton, even though it’s more difficult to knit. I’m thinking my next challenge might just be a knitted cotton tank top.

Stay tuned…

January 13, 2017

Check out new Artmoney image

Warm Thoughts

December 12, 2016
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Warm Thoughts

Warm Thoughts by pettirosso featuring a zip wallet

Zip wallet
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Completed Knitting Projects

February 22, 2016

How cute is this hat? And fast to knit as well. Should I add a pom pom, or leave it as is? It’s just 2 inches of ribbed stitch and then 7 1/2 or 8 inches of seed stitch. It’s a bit slouchy and not overpoweringly hot to wear.

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This scarf was done with self stripping yarn and came out sort of like a Navaho design since it was done on big needles. It’s all knit stitch, so again, super fast to knit.

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Bobble Edge Scarf

January 30, 2016

This scarf has a beautiful drape.

It can be worn countless ways.

It can be worn countless ways.

Nora bobble edge scarf

I’ve been loving this scarf from afar for weeks so I finally made one. Warm and stylish to keep out the winter chills. It’s super easy to make with dk weight yarn and #9 needles.

Huge Knit Cowl or Hat

October 30, 2015

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Here’s an easy knitting project using one skein of Loops & Thread “Huge” yarn in color “Mountain”,  (love the color) knit in the round on #35 round needles. It’s super fast, super big and super warm!

one ball of yarn and #35 round needles

one ball of yarn and #35 round needles

Cast on 17 stitches with the long tail cast on

Cast on 17 stitches with the long tail cast on

Join in the round and keep knitting for 4 rows.

Make sure you leave enough yarn to bind off your stitches. Turn it inside out. Weave in the ends (I just used my fingers, didn’t even need a tapestry needle). That’s it.

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