I kind of flew through this, but in two sessions. I didn’t take too many pics as I had planned to, but that’s a good sign I was having fun!

I had so much fun with this! I can’t get over it. The auction is tomorrow. I’m excited to go!

Lots and lots of ribbon. I love how the hair came out-tbh it’s just a fluff of wool for needle felting that was just the right shape!
Ugh I love those lil flowers 😍
That face! So Versailles.

It’s definitely not an everyday hat…or a toy. The bodice and hair is full of pins and don’tfalloff hopes, lol. B found the cutest French themed box for her! I’m happy it coincidentally has the trans colors on it.

I’ll try to get pics of the other hats to share!

Almost done with my Amalthea shawl!! Only 8 rows left! What a treat, this was so fun. All the stripes were fun and the colorways are gorgeous. I wove in the ends as I went, like one does in a Doctor Scarf. (more on that on my project page) Weaving/knitting the ends as I go saves so much time at the end. All I have to to then is clip the ends and block it.

I can’t wait to wear it. It feels amazing finishing something while¬†there’s still some winter time left to wear it!

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Pattern is the Stratocaster Shawl from Wooly Wonka. Yarn is Wooly Wonka Fiber Ceridwen sock weight- the four purples came in a set called Nocturne and the silver is one skein of Pewter in the Arianhrod sock yarn. it has little bits of silvery thread throughout that gives it a nice sparkle. I used a size 5 circular Boye. It’s the same one I slammed in the car door, crimping one needle, lol.

I found David Belt with Belts and Chains through Dark Cargo. He makes the prettiest bracelets from aluminum and steel chainmaille. I am smitten.

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He writes some interesting articles on writing and on the history of chainmaille. Check out his etsy shop too!