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Out on a Twig Cardinals & Owls

Your holiday tree would make a perfect home for these feathered friends. The MurisKnits “Out on a Twig” series includes patterns for cardinals and owls as well as suggestions for making your own one-of-a kind feathered creations!

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Flower Mittens Pattern!

Just completed my next pattern for sale on my Ravelry and Etsy stores!  I love how well these mittens fit and because they are knit on a smaller needle size, the close, compact stitches really help keep out the cold.  14 more words



For me, one of the hardest parts of getting a pattern published is the photoshoot. I’m lucky that my go-to model is my daughter, Connie — 23, very pretty with a great figure.   287 more words

Meadow Mouse

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, the only creature  stirring was this little mouse!

I have always had a bit of a thing for cute little mouse characters, hence the name MurisKnits (Muris is Latin for mouse)!  42 more words


Free Pattern - PomPom Poodles

This pattern was inspired by Christmas ornaments that my Aunt used to make when I was a child.  She used satin Christmas balls for the body with felt for the ears and tongue, but I thought it would be fun to create a knitted version. 60 more words



Welcome to my knitting blog!

I have been knitting for 40+ years but only recently discovered the joy of making my own patterns and combining an over-active imagination with a craft I have loved for most of my life. 71 more words