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3 New Free Patterns at!

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

Finally able to get some of my old data together to update Naughty Needles Knitting with some free patterns: Frenchy (from the chapter opener on p. k48 of my book, a cupless bra & peekaboo bottoms), Bottoms up! (matching g-string for Hootchie Kootchie Pasties) and Kitten with a Whip, take 2 (braided whip with a […]

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FREE Pattern: Katamari Damacy Earmuffs for Shojo Beat Magazine

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Note: You can buy Shojo Beat at Barnes & Noble–or get the patterns at!Both versions are in economical Knit Picks Merino Style–you’ll spend about $10 including stuffing for the Queen, and about $12 including stuffing for the Prince (with enough leftovers for socks, whee!). You can get the patterns for both earmuff versions here […]

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FREE KNIT PATTERN: Debil Zevil Hat (Naughty Needles Freebie Variation)

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

This devil hat pattern is a variation on my Giddyup! Pony Hood at There you’ll also find the bondagy original version and the sweet kiddie My Little Ponyhood version (see end of pattern for pictures) The basic helmet-style hat used in the pony hood lends itself to pretty much any silly hat variation you […]

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FREE KNITTING PATTERN: All Ears (Superspeedy Superbulky Handspun Hat)

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Use up your clunkiest, chunkiest early attempts at handspun in this warm and wooly earflap hat. You’ll need about 70 yds. Level: Advanced Beginner (knit, purl, knitting in the round on dpns, crochet chain) Time: 2 hours Yarn About 70 yds of superchunky handspun yarn Needles US 11 (8mm) dpns Large Crochet hook (gauge not […]

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FREE KNIT PATTERN: Red Scarf Project Rib of Doom Scarf

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

I made this easy and reversible unisex scarf for the Red Scarf Project using the Sock Wars Rib of Doom. It’s nice and thick and cushy and long. It requires almost no thought or skill, making it perfect for TV knitting. And it’s easy enough to knit in the dark, so it’s good for the […]

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Friday, October 27th, 2006

Who’d’ve ever thunk I’d write a baby pattern? Well, I had just a little bit of a skein left after working on some patterns for my alpaca rancher neighbors, and I thought it would be fun to make a teenie hat. The ribs make it stretchy, so the sizes it fits go along with basic […]

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FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Crocheted Alpaca Cloche

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

PDF of this pattern, with technical photos. It’s quick to crochet and economical, too—one 200 yd skein of Alpacas at Wildcat Hollow sportweight yarn will yield two caps, making excellent holiday gifts! This one shows Hannah’s dark brown yarn, accented with pink ribbon, but it’s just as pretty in any Alpacas in Wildcat Hollow yarn. […]

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FREE PATTERN: Cotton Dishcloth/Washcloth

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

Cost: $2.50 for 2 or 3 Skill level: beginner Skills used: knitting, purling, knitting stripes. If you haven’t knitted your own dishrags or washcloths before, you totally should. They’re cushy-soft, pretty, cheery, and fast to knit. I’m more of a sponge/scrubbie/brush gal, so mine will stay in the powder room or shower. I might make […]

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