Ta Da Tuesday!


Sparkle & Doom DesignsI recently finished my fox scoodie! I only used 1 strand of yarn throughout, so it’s lighter and more economical.  I’ll probably start making them this way, as it’ll bring the price point down for the customer. 🙂  I have to make some more for photos for the shop.  I’m thinking grey and maybe a pink one.  I am going to make a pink & purple striped one {just like Disney’s cheshire cat!} that will probably be claimed by Rhiannon. 🙂

I’ve done the ears in a different way to make them stand up.  Pipe cleaners.  I inserted them into the ears and it helps to keep them standing up!

black"paws" with pockets

black”paws” with pockets

black on the back of the ears

black on the back of the ears

Sparkle & Doom DesignsI also finished re-making a broken lapis lazuli necklace for a friend.  He had gotten the necklace on a trip and it had broke quite a while ago.  He brought it to me to remake so he could enjoy the stones and memories again.

lapis lazuli with emeralds

lapis lazuli with emeralds

He wasn’t sure if he had lost some stones, so I didn’t want to string them on and have the necklace be to short, so I added in emerald gemstone beads every inch.  I think the green and blue look spectacular together.

Sparkle & Doom DesignsSince I had some left over lapis lazuli stones I decided to make him a second necklace.  This time I used large lozenges of rough grade labradorite.  It’s quite heavy and the stones are interesting, especially when you see a bit of the flash!

flash!

flash!

I love these emerald stones

I love these emerald stones

me!

me!

Last Ta Da of the day – my Keyhole Cowl.  I recently bought this pattern on sale from A La Sascha.  I had received this lovely yarn from my brother in law for Christmas.  I knew I wanted to make something special, but just couldn’t figure it out, and when I saw the sale and realized that the Keyhole Cowl would be perfect. 🙂

I can’t find the label of the yarn, but it is so soft and probably angora or alpaca or something like that.  I paired it with Red Heart’s Boutique Treasure in watercolours.  It’s so soft and dreamy!

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