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Feb. 17th, 2013

so i posted in here the other day asking about how to make a square blanket while avoiding the granny squares! someone suggested a log cabin style and i found a pattern and have started on one. i'm in love! thank you fellow crafter ;u;

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it's gotten a little bit bigger since this photo :) it's so easy and relaxing.. can't wait to finish it up, wash it and cuddle up in it.

Crochet Mug Cozy with Button Strap - Custom Colors Available
mug cozy!

Crochet Mug Cozy with Button Strap - Custom Colors Available
Crochet Mug Cozy with Button Strap - Custom Colors Available
the bottom has actual support.. thought it was a nice touch. this is one of the first things i've made without a pattern, just kind of winged it, and it turned out really nicely so i'm pretty proud of it! even if it is just a mug cozy lol.

Handmade Olive Green Crochet Ear Warmer Headband - turban style
aaand this guy. i'm not necessarily an earwarmer headband fan myself but it was a super quick project and i wanted to try the little turban style thing at the front. i'm hoping to make a few more earwarmers/headbands with big bows on them! i haven't made any bows yet so i'm excited to learn something new.


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luvthallama
Feb. 18th, 2013 03:28 am (UTC)
I love the mug cozy! I think the square blanket is something I'd like to make! I've made several granny square type but I really like the solid square. You do wonderful work!
loyaltylocket
Feb. 18th, 2013 09:53 pm (UTC)
thank you! :)
facecat
Feb. 18th, 2013 04:35 am (UTC)
I love the headband. I like wearing them when shoveling/snow-blowing. Is it your own pattern?
loyaltylocket
Feb. 18th, 2013 09:54 pm (UTC)
thank you! i'm more of a beanie person myself but wanted to try making one :) yes it's my pattern!
bugeyedmonster
Feb. 18th, 2013 04:41 am (UTC)
You could try selling more of the mug cozies at Etsy. I think that mug cozy is a great idea.
loyaltylocket
Feb. 18th, 2013 09:54 pm (UTC)
they seem to be relatively popular! i've listed the one in the photo on my etsy and i think i'm going to make a few more.
skylar_d3
Feb. 18th, 2013 04:55 am (UTC)
Your blankie is coming along famously!! Love the coffee mug cozy idea and agree with bugeyedmonster, should sell on Etsy or if you have Kijiji in your area.
I absolutely love love love the headband!!!!
loyaltylocket
Feb. 18th, 2013 09:55 pm (UTC)
thank you!! :) i have it listed on my etsy already! what is kajiji?
i have the headband listed as well :) i may actually end up putting the pattern on my wordpress.
skylar_d3
Feb. 18th, 2013 11:50 pm (UTC)
Kijiji is like craig's list but in Canada and I am not sure if the USA has a Kijiji. Just a place to sell your stuff and the advertising is free.
alexcat
Feb. 18th, 2013 05:48 am (UTC)
I think I might try a blanket like that one! I really like it!

The headband and mug cozy are cute too. I'll have to try some mug cozies for Christmas next year. :)
loyaltylocket
Feb. 18th, 2013 09:56 pm (UTC)
you should make one! i'm so excited to get mine done :)

thanks! they're cute little projects!
katzb101
Feb. 18th, 2013 07:11 am (UTC)
Those are awesome and I love the colour choices for you blanket.
loyaltylocket
Feb. 18th, 2013 09:57 pm (UTC)
thank you :)
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loyaltylocket
Feb. 18th, 2013 09:59 pm (UTC)
it's on my etsy if you're interested :) i am doing custom colors too. thank you!
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loyaltylocket
Feb. 18th, 2013 10:01 pm (UTC)
aww! every time i try to start a project with granny squares/a giant granny square i get disinterested. you should definitely give one of these a try :) thank you!
fanmade_cards
Feb. 18th, 2013 11:05 pm (UTC)
I love the blanket! Please post a picture of the finished project, I'd love to see it! I think this type would be so much cozier than a granny square blanket.
loyaltylocket
Feb. 20th, 2013 01:45 am (UTC)
thanks! i definitely will :) i think it will be too! less flimsy.
sandwhichestime
Feb. 19th, 2013 03:28 am (UTC)
I love the headband!! I'm not much of a wearer myself, but I do love the look of it. it would also be cute if you did the turban thingy from the other side and made them meet in the middle! :)
loyaltylocket
Feb. 20th, 2013 01:46 am (UTC)
thanks! i just made another one today with a similar style and did it on both sides. :)
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