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My new Knit Animal Lovies book is now available!

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My new Knit lovie animal book is now available

I wanted to share the news;  My new knit animal lovie book is now available.  Gee, I didn’t know you could knit.   I hear this a lot.  But the fact is that yes, I am bi-stitchual… is that a word?   I enjoy just about every craft.  I still haven’t delved too much into scrapbooking.   I have made some cards and have basic supplies but the bug hasn’t hit me yet.

I learned that my new Knit Animal Lovies book is now available at LeisureArts.com   I designed 12 animal lovies but these are the 10 that were the final selections.    Each square has a different design so you can mix and match whichever square you like to the lovie of your choice.  I had so much fun making this.  I have a Crochet lovie book and people wanted a knit book.   These designs are different from those in the Crochet book.   (a couple overlap like the Puppy and Owl).     The books will be available in crafts stores such as Joann’s, Hobby Lobby, Knit Picks, Amazon, and many others  in January 2016.    It is a great value.

I wanted to share the info with all of you.  I know that many of you knit and Animal lovies make a great gift for little ones.  I love making these to give at Baby showers.    I wanted to share a few photos with you.  If you want to order your copy please go to this link:   Knit Animal Lovies Book    

.  I’m really happy with how the book turned out.  I think you are really going to like it.  Keep on reading to see some photos of the lovies in the book.

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Can you guess what I made?

stitch markers

How many times have you been upset when you little plastic stitch markers break?  I have gone back and can’t find the stitch markers.  I know sometimes we need a lot of markers but others times you may only need 1 or 2… well, whether you need 1 or 10 I came up with something much prettier and easy to make.

When I was at StitchesWest 2015 I saw so many vendors that were selling different types of stitch markers. I thought what a great idea.  I thought maybe I was the only one making my own beaded stitch markers, lol.   Anyway I decided to make a quick video showing you how I do it.  To be quite honest it’s so easy to do that I hesitated uploading the video.    I like to make my own beaded jewelry such as necklaces, bracelets etc.  This is very similar to that.   You will need some simple jewerly/beading supplies which can all be purchased at your local craft stores such as Michaels, Joann’s, Hobby Lobby, etc.   The great thing about these stitch markers is that they will be made to your own preferences.  You choose your own beads, colors, etc.  The only thing I will caution you is to be careful not to make them too heavy as they may stretch out your work.  They can be made for knitting or crochet.  The knit stitch markers I made will fit up to a 10.5 size needle since I rarely make anything that requires a bigger needle.  I do have a stitch markers with a larger ring.   I explain how to do it in the video.  I hope you will enjoy it!

Did I forget to mention these make great gifts and are big sellers at craft fairs?

Become a member of this blog and enter a comment below to enter for a chance to win a set of 2 stitch markers.  Your voice of crochet or knit (to accommodate size needle up to US 10.5)  


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