Katrinkle owl buttons

Whimsy and Lasers the Eco Button Creator

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“Don’t play with lasers or sharp tools.” Sound advice for the masses, but exactly what this designer does resulting in the most adorable, whimsical buttons, gauge tools, removable stitch markers, knitter earrings, and other knit and crochet accessories! (c)Katy Westcott. Source www.katrinkles.com. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source www.katrinkles.com. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source www.katrinkles.com. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source www.katrinkles.com. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source www.katrinkles.com. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source www.katrinkles.com. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source www.katrinkles.com. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source www.katrinkles.com. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source www.katrinkles.com. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source www.katrinkles.com. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source Ravelry. Used with permission. (c)Katy Westcott. Source Ravelry. Used …

stitch markers on WIP

Picture Stitch Markers

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In this digital age, it’s sometimes funny how you met people and become friends. I first noticed Leslie as the girl with the eye behind my fellow indie, Talitha Kuomi’s, pattern photography. We struck up a conversation and low and behold I discovered photography wasn’t her only knitting peripheral. She also just opened an Etsy shop. (c)Leslie – source Facebook. Used with permission. (c)Leslie – source Facebook. Used with permission. (c)Leslie – source Instagram. Used with permission. (c)Leslie – source Instagram. Used with permission. I happened into the “World of Stitch Markers” by having so many different beads and charms leftover from jewelry making in the past 10 years, that I decided to make some “Shiny, Happy Stitch Markers” to …

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day

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Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day! Puddles and I will be celebrating with playtime, freshly baked scones, and lots of cuddles. What are you planning for the special ones in your life? May yours be just as sweet!

Daring Details 2017 theme

Daring Details

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Happy New Year! This first Thursday of 2017 brings with it the revelation of this year’s design theme: Daring Details One to two daring details complement simple construction in each of the 2017 catalog of planned designs. Making extraordinary easy, with specific design elements, which transform common structures into WOW wearables! Keep an eye out for out for I-cords, color work, drop stitches, cables, and hidden secrets. Seize your favorite eco yarn and needles, these knitting patterns invite you to cast on, knit, conquer, and wear! Stay connected with Puddles and me along your stitching adventures in the Knit Eco Chic Ravelry group and Instagram.

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Puddles Take On Texture 2016

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The final blog of 2016! I am shocked and amazed that 51 Thursdays have passed us by already – what a wild ride “Texture” has been. To borrow a bird watching term, 2016 has definitely been “A Big Year” for Knit Eco Chic: * 1819 (see below update) pattern releases thus far… I still have 2 more days before that strike of midnight * The Lagoon Shallows KAL featuring Eco Stitch’s Hand Dyed linen yarn * A brand new website (after an epic crash and burn of the last one) * A brand new logo to parley with the website * My 50th pattern release and Ravelry party * Many fun additions of ways to interact – I joined Instagram; …