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Knitted mouse catnip cat toy

This is a nice little knitting project using bits of leftover yarn. I found this free pattern on Ravelry – “Simple Cat Toy” by Denise Ann. In her pattern she uses Lion Brand Fishermens Wool....

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Merry Christmas

A musical gift from my home to yours! Thank you for reading my blog and following me on social media. I love to make things… and I know you do too. Now here’s a...

Crocheted Wine Bottle Cozy mbm 11

Crocheted Wine Bottle Cozy

Updated Dec. 19, 2015 to include a YouTube video tutorial. Every now and then my husband and I go to a BYOB house concert. I pack a basket with a thermos of coffee, cups,...

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The Saturday Sweater

Hey all you knitters out there! I’m happy to announce the birth of The Saturday Sweater! Longing for a mohair-ish type of pullover that was warm but not itchy, I came across Buttercream™ Angel Hair...

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My Easy Egg Lemon Soup Recipe

Egg Lemon Soup, or Avgolemono as it’s called in Greek, is a family favorite of mine. The traditional way of making it involves making your own broth by boiling a chicken. This version is a...

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Baby Boy Rag Quilt

Another baby rag quilt complete! This one is for a baby boy with a mom who was described as the “boho” type. Non-traditional. Refer to my first post for directions / resources: http://www.marnimadeit.com/baby-rag-quilt/ Fabric...

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Knitted Slippers

With the weather getting cooler in Texas (finally) I needed a pair of knitted slippers to walk on the wood floors of my old house. This free knitting pattern on Ravelry.com, is by designer Yuko Nakimura...

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Guitar stand cozy

Ah the many uses for yarn…. if you can think it you can do it! My poor Martin guitar has been getting scuffed from the very worn out rubber that used to cushion it...

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Adult Beard Hat Crochet Pattern

Oh yes oh yes oh yes I did just crochet this adult beard hat and I do love it. Although it’s actually not for me, I had to try it on. Definitely would keep...