Category Archives: wool

Boobie Hat For Charity

I just finished up a Boobie Hat for Regrety’s Alchemy Fund Raiser, Holiday Regrets. Over the years Regretsy and participating artisans have raised over $25,000.00 for charity, and I’m happy to be able to contribute something this year.  I’m also … Continue reading

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One Gnome Costume – Check

I finished Little Bit’s Halloween costume… He’s a Garden Gnome! His hat is made from a lambswool sweater and his beard is a lambswool and angora blend.  Both recycled wool sweaters of course. :) I went rummaging in the wool … Continue reading

Posted in Fall, Halloween, Little Bit, Reclaimed, refashion, Stash busting, Sweaters, up-cycle, upcycle, wool | 3 Comments

Upcycled Cashmere and Wool Hats

I’ve been busy making bunches of wool and cashmere hats!  It gets quite cold here in the evenings and I’ve started to see birds heading south. Fall is fast approaching. I’ve been sewing as much as I can to get … Continue reading

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Garden Gnome and Lamkins

The weather has turned a bit colder here in the past week and the sun goes down noticeably sooner.  Little Bit’s after dinner romp in the garden therefor requires a hat of course!  Here are just a few pictures of … Continue reading

Posted in baby, cashmere, craftgawker, custom, Garden, Little Bit, Plushie, Reclaimed, repurpose, sewing, sweater, toddler, up-cycle, wool | 2 Comments

Baby It’s Cold Outside

The weather here has take a shift to the cold side, especially the mornings.  My thermometer outside has been reading 55 at 8am.  Brrrrr! It certainly makes me want to sit in front a warm fire with a cup of … Continue reading

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Sweet Pin Cushion

Looking for a way to use up those felted wool sweater scraps?Better Homes and Gardens has a wonderful tutorial for making a sweet little cupcake pincushion! I’ll probably give this a try sometime in the next week!  I have a … Continue reading

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Custom Work

I thought I’d share some of my recent custom work…. This little zipper birdy coin purse was for Yasemin. A hot pink extra large wetbag for Aspen… A pair of Soap Saver Socks in brown and white twist cotton.  I … Continue reading

Posted in cashmere, cotton, craft, crochet, custom, fabric, Plushie, Reclaimed, repurpose, reuse, sewing, sweater, up-cycle, wetbag, wool | 6 Comments