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Other Goodies :: Minis and Miscellany
Whimsies, ornaments, bookmarks, doll-sized clothes, toys, etc. Anything that fits in the fun "just because" category — after all, not everything we knit has to be a garment to be worn, right?
Beaded Stress Ball
Squish and roll this beaded ball around in your hands to provide relaxation and quick relief to stress, aching or stiff finger joints. Tiny pressure points of beads have a meditative quality.
Bells On My Toes
A festive holiday miniature sock for you. Use for holiday tree trimming, as a sachet filled with herbal mixtures or potpourri, as a gift box decoration, etc. Simple beading techniques make this quick to knit. I bet you won't be able to make just one! More ...
Bitty Beady Christmas Tree
Bead "ornaments" peek in and out of the trellis lace branches on this tiny Christmas tree. The branch tips are formed with serrated edging, giving a realistic look. More ...
Knitted lace snowflakes! This pattern includes 2 types of construction, each quite different from the other, plus variations for knitting snowflake medallions. More ...
Playing in the Leaves
Here's a trio of knitted leaf designs to delight anyone and everyone. Shaped leaves to knit in lacy stitches include an Aspen Leaf, Maple Leaf and Oak Leaf. More ...
The Sock Journal Holiday Mini Sock Ornament
(bonus pattern included in The Sock Journal book as Hearth & Tree Christmas Stocking and Sock Ornament)
Deck the halls with boughs of holly and sockfuls of good cheer!
The Hearth & Tree Christmas Stocking and Sock Ornament patterns are included along with eleven other monthly-themed sock knitting designs in the pattern book The Sock Journal
Winter Solstice Sock Ornament
This pattern includes instructions for a stocking to hold Santas' offerings along with this wee look-alike ornament for the tree to keep it company. More ...
The pattern for Mini Sock is truly a sock, but on a miniature scale! Great for learning the basic techniques of sock making with just a small investment in time and materials. Downloadable pattern valued at $5.00. A donation is appreciated.
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This little sweater is knit from the top-down and is almost seamless. Downloadable pattern valued at $5.00. Signing up for our newsletter if you are not already subscribed and/or a donation is appreciated.
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