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Knitting this week

In order to prevent boredom, I decided I would try something new and/or different at least once a month. The new projects will cover knitting, weaving, cross stitch, etc. Hopefully, I will be a touch more consistent with posting. This

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Final Part of the MCAL

Have you figured out which 80s character the MCAL is? It’s from an old video game. Here’s the last part. SNOUT  – in orange neon When you make your initial chain stitch, use a long string. Ch 2, Round 1:

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Mystery Crochet along part #1

My apologies. Work went a little insane last Friday right when I was getting ready to post this first part of the pattern. Then it kept going until today. Actually, I am still supposed to be making phone calls, but

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Eevee with modifications

I had a friend request some Pokémon for his wife. They are quite the Pokémon Go players. He wanted Eevee, Polliwag, Vulpix, Jigglypuff and Ponyta. We decided Ponyta might not translate to stuffed form. Not being one to recreate the

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Pikachu Hats for Cats – and sometimes dogs.

Pokémon Go fever has taken over, at least in our house. I got an odd request over Facebook. “Can you make a Pikachu Hat for a cat for a gift?” Not one to back down from a challenge, I happily

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Exploring creativity in other ways

I love to knit and crochet. I love the feel of the fibers moving through my hands. It is fun for me to see the completed objects form as I try different techniques to get the creature/scarf/hat to turn out

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Things I’ve been up to.

I wanted to come up with a Valentine’s Day themed item. I love double knitting and working with bright colors. I came up with a chart and swatched it to see if it would work. I had some really fun red

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Happy New Year

Welcome to 2016! Christmas orders are finally over. I was challenged with creating a couple of interesting animals. One of the biggest challenges was this rather large Hippo/Rhino Push Me Pull Me. I’m excited to make them into their own

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Bonnie and Clyde – new monster pattern

Crocheted monsters

Meet Bonnie and Clyde. They are monsters in love. I think they are super cute and super fun. Let me know what you think. update 7/24/15 Thank you to every one who tested the pattern. I’m still open to hearing

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Revamping the Site

Logo in Radiant Orchid

I am working on new patterns and revamping the blog. The current plan is every other Friday, post a pattern for testing purposes. I’ll leave it up for two weeks, please send me comments letting me know if you found

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