Category Archives: Accessories

Phone Lanyard

My mobile phone is basically a GPS; I don´t use it as a phone. When I need it, I like to have it on a string so I don´t misplace it. But my small, slim (and cheap!) phone doesn´t have … Continue reading

Posted in 2024, Accessories | 2 Comments

A Second Haralson

This Haralson is rough-and-ready compared to my first one, of an almost-elegant tapestry. It´s made from a fairly heavy weight canvas — which probably isn´t really a good choice for such a small bag. Turning it right-side-out was interesting, and … Continue reading

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Haralson Belt Bag

After two disappointing bag projects (not yet blogged), I looked for something more likely to succeed, and found Noodlehead´s Haralson pattern. Noodlehead projects are a favorite of a good friend, so I thought the belt bag would be a good … Continue reading

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Felt Slippers

I made felt slippers! Several pair in gray, and these in red: Image of a pair of red felt slippers with green felt swirls, and a pair of red felt slippers with three ginkgo leaves on each. Between is a … Continue reading

Posted in 2023, Accessories | Leave a comment

Hobonichi Techo Cover

For the past few years I’ve used a Japanese Traveller’s Notebook as my daily diary. I liked it, and it was a useful tool while I tried to figure out what I really wanted and needed, but this year I … Continue reading

Posted in 2022, Accessories | Leave a comment

Addi Mittens, Take 3

After two failures, it was time to try again. Like the previous two mittens, this pair was made using Suzy’s Addi Pro Mittens Tutorial. This pair  were made from double-strands of Lion Brand Fishermen’s Wool and KnitPicks Stroll fingering yarn … Continue reading

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Addi Express Mittens!

I used Suzy’s Addi Pro Mittens Tutorial; the process looked a lot easier than socks. (But, let’s face it, socks aren’t at all tough once you figured them out!) My first attempt was done double-stranding Lion Brand Fishermen’s Wool in … Continue reading

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Cat Backpack

So a really talented artist in Japan has made a bunch of incredible cat backpacks. Her name is Pico Miho, also known as nekoseisaku pico, and you can see her phenomenal work here, on Bored Panda. Her cats are handcrafted, … Continue reading

Posted in 2021, Accessories, Bags | 2 Comments

An Apron for Mr. Noile

Mr. Noile has been spending more and more time with his various outdoor cooking devices. One of our ancient IKEA aprons. Much nicer than the current version, BTW! He wears our kitchen aprons when fiddling about in the open air. … Continue reading

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DIY Shopper/Tote

. . . that’s Draft It Yourself! This is an easy-to-design, easy-to-make, handy, tote anyone with a little sewing experience can make.

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