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Tease me, tease me, tease me baby

Yes, I ripped my post title from the Chaka Demus and Pliers 1993 song "Tease Me". But it IS pretty fitting for today's post. I have two teaser pictures of new patterns I've been working on, and a picture of Anne Hanson's Fallberry Mitts which I'm currently knitting for my friend Alyssa.

I'm hoping to submit the two new patterns to KnitPicks as I think their new Tonal Worsted yarn line would be great for the patterns.

DISCLAIMER: My photographer is still indisposed and I still haven't managed to buy my own fancing SLR camera, so these are pictures using my phone. I apologize for the bad quality. I'll make it up to you all soon with some drool-worthy pictures.



 


I'm almost done with one of the Fallberry Mitts. My goal is to finish them this coming weekend so Alyssa gets them next week.


That's A LOT of pink isn't it? Anyway, that's all I have for you this week. I hope to have more exciting stuff and fun pictures next week.

PS: If you are a winner in the giveaway, please contact me ASAP so we can make plans for your lovely knitted gift. I'm ordering some yarn and would to batch order and save on shipping.

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