Hearts Grow on Trees

Here are pictures of a few pretty turqouise hearts I am sending to Art Grows on Trees in the UK. I started out strong, knitting the butterfly ring, with great plans to make a few more butterflies, birds, and more….. something about plans in the summer… …. …. There is only one knitted butterfly. I hope he is not lonely. ;)

Luckily, early this spring, I felted a bunch of old wool sweaters that I found at thrift shops. One is a perfect shade of turquoise, and has been cut, sewn, and button charmed into some dangly little hearts. I may add a few more surprises to the package, before I mail it out…

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These remind me of the heart shaped sugar cookies my mom makes. Of course, the cookies aren’t turquoise, well.. sometimes the icing is pretty colourful, depending on how many little fingers are involved with the food colouring!

FormalGirl Photo Blog

Fantastic new photo blog by my ubertalented daughter.

I can’t even predict what you will see here, but I know it will have her really cool photos, as well as some of her favourite things from around the ‘interweb’

(mom’s can promote like this)

Maybe there will be some knitting pics.

FormalGirl Photo Blog

I like it.

Fingerless Dragon Mitts for Yarn Bombing

These will be perfect for chilly early morning yarn bombings, or just anytime I want some yarn bombing style.

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Silver Dragon Fingerless Mitts

Pattern here

Knitting these cute dragon mitts took a couple of evenings and was a nice break from socks. ;)

School Supplies, for Hogwarts

I am having some fun playing online at the Hogwarts School of Magic, at Ravelry and have just posted some of my school supplies.

Finished:
Brent, the wee brown owl, pattern:

Book bag, pattern:

Cauldron:

Flying broomstick, pattern:

Not finished yet is a witches hat and my magic wand! (Maybe the wand should have been first!)

Here is a group picture:

Not exactly a yarn bomb

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My Slytherin House scarf was knit in 4 days, just in time to see the Midnight Opening of Harry Potters – The Deathly Hallows Part 2.

I suppose you could say I yarn bombed myself!

U of C yarn bombed!

More yarn graffiti in Calgary, thanks to The Happy Hookers! Pictures on the Calgary Artbombing website.

I love it!

I am sure the students at the University of Calgary are loving them too.

Knit Graffiti at the U of C

photo by Calgary Artbomber, July 2011 at U of C

Flutterby ?

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I made this butterfly ring today, for fun, and for a weekly challenge at Ravelry. More about that later.
The pattern is here.

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