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I received an email a few months ago with the subject line “weird crochet request,” asking if I would create a teapot cosy that looks like Björk. It’s the most unusual request I’ve received to date, and it’s finally finished!

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Knitted, crocheted, and embroidered with a mixture of merino wool, baby alpaca, and acrylic yarn. It took a few tries to get it just right, but I’m really pleased with the end result. It’s definitely one of a kind.

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I cooked up a few more reversible pillows for a stoop sale last weekend — both from more of Oma’s leftover yarn. One big, one small. Though the pictures really don’t reveal the true brilliance of the colors, you get the idea.

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Here’s a front and back view of the big one. The back view (the second photo below) has gotten some interest on instagram, and I wonder if I should keep at the asymmetrical, colorblock patterning more often. Colors used: day-glo pink, chartreuse, yellow, charcoal, heather grey, orange:

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Here are some shots of the smaller one, front and back. Colors used: day-glo pink, red, orange, charcoal, heather grey, tangerine.

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