My current work in progress:

Seaforth designed by Alice Starmore, knit in British Breeds 5-ply Guernsey Wool on US 3 needles.


A Huge FO

I have a huge FO to share with you today:


Okay, maybe it’s not that big . . .

A wee mouse, knit for one of Loki’s online pals. I used some Socks That Rock Lightweight in the Lucky colorway that was leftover from the T-Rex I knit a couple of months ago. It took me two lunch breaks to knit.

I used my own pattern that is part of my Projects for Leftover Sock Yarn pattern. This is a great pattern for a cat toy (if I do say so myself) because it is knit in the round and there is no sewing, therefore there are no seams, and therefore it is a more sturdy toy that will better stand up to some rough play.

I used a U.S. size 1 needle to make a nice firm fabric, and I stuffed it with a combo of polyester fiberfill and catnip.

Loki feigns indifference.


In other knitting news, my Endless Rainbow is almost done. I’ve decided to bind off after 37 repeats. Said bind-off should occur later tonight.

and the Mystery Shawl KAL starts this Saturday! you still have time to buy the pattern at the reduced pre-KAL price!


  1. Shirley Gallagher says:

    Absolutely adorable. Jinx will love it. I’m looking forward to the start of the Mystery Shawl KAL, finally decided on my yarn. A lovely shade of purple hiding in my stash, merino wool, soft and squishy for garter stitch. Hope you are continuing to heal from your surgery.

  2. I love its little ears!

  3. So looking forward to Saturday!! And oh that beautiful cat.

  4. Adorable! Looking forward to Saturday. Loki is beautiful!

  5. GeniaKnitz says:

    Please do let us know how that mousie holds up… I just look at it and think, one week and it’ll be gone. And it’s so cute!!!!

  6. You are extremely talented with needles and yarn. The mouse is adorable. And so is Loki.
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  7. I’m sure that if it was running around under someone’s chair then it would qualify as an ‘eek, huge mouse’! 😉
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