Animal Quilt

This 24″ by 38″ panel quilt has a cozy flannel front. The back is also flannel picturing frogs. I used a wide blue satin ribbon for sensory stimulation. The batting is 100% cotton and it is a very cozy quilt. To quilt I used invisible thread and outlined each animal for definition.

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Citrus Granny Square Blanket

I was given an enormous ball of orange yarn and a big bag of cream coloured yarn. They were sitting together on my shelf and I decided to make it into a bunch of granny squares. I love how the cream lets the orange blossom and showcase itself in this blanket. Measures 33″ x 41″.

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Circus Baby Quilt

This circus-themed quilt was given to my second cousin’s son. What does that make him? My second cousin once-removed or a third cousin? Anyhow, they loved it! The front panel is 100% cotton panel front and I used a blue checked flannel back and binding. I quilted a free motion loop with my long-arm quilting machine.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Knit Hat

My 6 year old son loves the TMNT. Last winter I wanted to play around with charts and fair-isle style knitting so I found a chart for the turtles and made him a knit hat out of it. Each of the turtles are represented around the hat. My son loves it!  

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Bath Time Baby Quilt

I quilted this adorable baby quilt with a free motion loop on my long arm machine at the end of 2013. The panel is 100% cotton with a pink gingham flannel back and binding. Baby in Bubble Bath Front is a 100% cotton panel Batting is 100% cotton Back is pink gingham Flannel Quilted free hand on my long-arm machine. All work done by me! Measures: 34.5″ by 43″ $40.00

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Stitch-cation Summer Crochet Challenge – Popcorn Blocks

I am participating in The Crochet Crowd’s Stitch-cation Summer Crochet Challenge. Here are my first blocks using the “popcorn” stitch. In addition to learning new stitches for the blocks we are being challenged to use at least 8 different colours. I will make an afghan with all the blocks in this challenge.

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Crochet Bearded Santa Hat

This past Winter 2014 I designed this Santa hat and beard for my 6 year old son based on the Cabbage Patch craze. It was the perfect hat for the cold winter that just passed. I created this pattern but did not write it down. To make it I mashed a few different patterns. Check out my Ravelry page to see more details on the patterns I referenced if you want to make your own.

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Monster’s University Mystery Crochet-Along

This was a really fun crochet-along and the first one I’ve ever participated in by The Crochet Crowd. http://thecrochetcrowd.com/closet/ The final touches were the most fun as it became a family affair. Hubby came up with the idea of a uni-brow, Grandma J came up with the idea to make it fuzzy, and my 6 year old son wanted the mouth and teeth just so. Not sure you can tell but the bottom tooth is a half-tooth to represent my son’s new half-grown bottom tooth. Monster was completed July 29, 2014

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Welcome! I'm Elizabeth. The Ruthless Crafter specializes in knit and crochet character hats for makers and wearers. My mission is to help you express your playful side.

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