Useless Knitting

I’m in the mood to knit useless things, I really enjoyed making the baby pacifier clips, they were quick and satisfying and well I must admit I love Susan Anderson’s books.  I have all three, and am anxious to get her new book Spud & Chloe.  So right now I’m making the Cupcake tea set out of her Itty Bitty Nursery book. 

I also just knit the Bird’s Nest Pincushion from Closely Knit.

Its fun being useless every now and then.

I’m also feeling the call of the doily again. I may start my mom’s tablecloth soon as I’m down to a year and a few months to get it finished for their 50th.

And in weaving news, I’m working on a log-cabin table runner, which I hope to make a matching set of placemats for, for my in-law’s anniversary this year in July. 

We are not useless, no matter what mommy says.

Useless items that don’t have to fit, are fitting the bill for my useless mood.

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8 Responses to Useless Knitting

  1. Mr. Puffy says:

    How much more useful can a pincushion be??? Plus a tea cozy tea makes a useful table decoration 🙂 It’s all how you look at things – LOL Love the idea of a woven table runner with place mats ~ great gift idea!

    • rebekahsyarn says:

      Well the pincushion is actually the next for a peep. The ladies in the office set out a peep from ash wednesday through easter so its really really stale and then they destroy the peep in some manner. So the peep needed a proper nest.

  2. Chris says:

    That tea set would make some little girl very happy, I bet – not so useless. 🙂

  3. Kathy says:

    They may be trouble at times, but they aren’t useless. 🙂 Hurray for useless knitting!

  4. Angel says:

    I love knitting useless stuff! It is often the most fun!!!!

  5. Kim says:

    I love the nest/pincushion!

  6. Lorraine says:

    Rebekah- Sometimes you need to do things for fun- that isn’t useless at all.

  7. Carrie#K says:

    I’m with Lorraine – you’ve got to have some fun! And it’s fun to knit up some things just for the sheer joy of knitting it.

    Also I didn’t realize how much I wanted a knitted birds nest complete with eggs. That is DARLING.

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