Knitted Toys and The Project Shoppe on Etsy!

Knitting is a hell of a drug.

Once you begin, there is no going back. At first, you’re content with acrylic yarn and plastic needles. Then you move up to metal and wool. Then you discover bamboo and cashmere. It’s a slippery slope.

Knitted Toys

Baby Bear SURROUNDED by Rainbow Blorps

Even if you’re a knitter who is addicted to the good stuff for wearable knits, there is a way you can use up those random partial skeins of yarn, no matter how cheap or rough the fiber: toys.

And in case you were wondering, yes, you can totally buy these dudes pictured here on my brand spanking new Etsy shop, The Project Shoppe!

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DAO Bunny Pig Knitting Pattern

My January pattern, which is the first pattern I have designed specifically for you guys, is a trio of adorable little Bunny Nugs, named after the food source/occasional pet Nugs from Dragon Age: Origins.

Oh those adorable little subterranean bunny pigs. Leliana, one of the party rogues who happens to be absolutely loony, names hers Schmooples.

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Knitting for Freaks

I love where I work. Although my home base shop is in the city, I’m working at one of the suburban ones while I’m out here wrapping up school. It’s a barbershop that unapologetically blasts its music, executes borderline (stretching that border quite a bit, actually) illegal marketing campaigns, and is filled with a bunch of pierced and tattooed freaks.

Knitted Beard Hat

S. and her Dwarven Battle Helm o' Seduction

There is no dress code except for the “no frump” rule, we get to take great continuing education cutting and coloring classes, and we firmly believe that if we’re having fun in there, customers do too. Like Saturday morning when this came on the radio (did I mention we have our own radio station?) – dudes are literally grooving in their chairs, which is really a bad idea when you’re getting a haircut, but alas.

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