Belt tightening because of the economy doesn’t mean your holiday has to blow. Think about making gifts for your friend’s & family’s pets. In the days to come, I’ll be posting lots of ideas on DIY pet gifts that range from easy ones to the more involved.
Instructables comes through again with a detailed tutorial on how to knit a cute and safe little mouse for your kitty. You can use up scrap yarn. Or as MaggieBelize says:
Next time you have to knit a gauge swatch for felting, just knit a tail onto it as I describe here. When you’ve finished felting & measuring for your project, recycle the gauge swatch into an instant catnip mouse toy!
She even includes instructions of how to felt your mouse. Cool!