Archive for the 'naughty needles' Category

Deep Freeze?

Friday, April 6th, 2007

I’m contemplating getting a deep freeze for my fiber. I know that sounds nutty, but I’m so scared of getting months. Whenever I buy new fiber, I’m always nervous about what could be tagging along. If I had a deep freeze dedicated to fiber, I could cycle everything in for a month at a time […]

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She Sells Seashells: Naughty Needles Burlesque Clamshell Bikini

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

First cup. I went with stranded colorwork knits & purls, though it’s not my forte, because the results looked better. Originally, I was planning on knitting it in the other direction, with the raised portions as reverse stockinette and the shell’s creases as stockinette, with short rows to flair the scallops, but the Softwist doesn’t […]

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FO Kinderwhore variation booties with elf-y alternate toe

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

I’m quite happy with these booties, despite my yarn false alarm. I realized early on that I would’t have enough yarn for both, so I stopped right after the heel gusset and started the matching sock with the other end of the yarn. After the gusset on the second sock, I alternated rows until the […]

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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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Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

I just went into Barnes and Noble and faced my book out. I wasn’t going to, but the lady standing next to me egged me on. Honestly, it was all I could do not to grab all the people and scream “Look! It’s my book! Buy my book! Buy my book!” The only thing stopped […]

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Look at me! I’m an author!

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

It goes on sale today! I’m going to have to stop by Barnes & Noble when I make a shipping run tonight so I can take a picture of it. Yay! And as soon as I’m done with my calendars, I’ll be adding piles of outtake photos and several free bonus patterns and variations to […]

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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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It’s a book!

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

Hooray! My book arrived, and it’s a real, live book!

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