Two Pink Declan’s Hats

I knit these two small hats (one baby size, one toddler size) for a friend’s two daughters.  The pattern is Declan’s Hat by Samantha Kirby.  The yarn is Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted in neon pink.  The hats look good without the pompoms but I like them better with the fur pompoms (found attached to key chains). 

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Art Nouveau Fingerless Mittens

These fingerless mittens were knit using the pattern Art Nouveau Fingerless Mitts by Janice Kuykendal.  The yarn is  Lion Brand Wool-Ease in grey heather. 

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Tiny Dog Sweater

I made this tiny dog sweater for my Pilates’ instructor’s dog, Dolce (weighs <5 lbs).  The pattern is Winnie’s Tiny Knitted Dog Sweater by Hartwood Rose.  The yarns are leftovers from previous projects. 

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Two Knitted Hats

The first hat was knit using PS Yarn (100% alpaca purchased at a local street fair, lovely yarn) in a slate color.  The pattern is Dembow hat by Susan Dittrich.  I think I may give it to a friend.

It stretches and fits snugly.

This second hat was knit using the same yarn in a navy/gold colorway.  It was based on the same pattern (cast on same number stitches, began cuff ribbing same, but then instead of pattern I changed to a K6 P2 repeat).  I have already gifted to a neighbor who helped my husband with a home improvement project.

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Slouch Hat

I bought this yarn (100% alpaca, blue/gold color) at a street festival.  I used it to knit this hat (so very soft).  The pattern is0-1133 Finnley’s Hat by DROPS design.  It will most likely go to a niece.

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Nurmilintu Shawl

I’ve used this pattern (Nurmilintu by Heidi Alander) to knit a couple of shawls.  This one was knit using the yarn Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles in the colorway Oracle.  This one measures approximately 69 inches along the longest edge and approx 16 in deep. 

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For the Love of Riley

This portrait quilt was based on a photo of my niece and her dog Riley.  She gave me permission to use the photo.  Here’s the original photo.

Here’s the finished quilt.  It is machine appliqued and quilted.  The finished size is 21.5 in sq.

Here is a detail photo of the eyes.  The eyes in the original photo is what really got me.

Here’s a detail photo of the nose and tongue.  Riley is a beautiful dog that I only did partially captured.

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