DIY: 2 Valentine’s Dog Sweaters

Today I have patterns for two different Valentine’s Day sweaters you can knit for your pup or a friend’s.  If you have a larger or smaller dog than these patterns will work for, check out this dog sweater calculator to resize them.  You can also use any pattern for a larger or smaller sweater and just add the… Continue Reading

DIY Cat & Dog Toy Round-Up

Yikes, it’s December! I have to get crackin’ on making some presents.  To get you started on gifts for people with pets, here’s a round-up of previous posts on DIY toys for cats & dogs.  They range from crazy-easy to not-too-taxing on the difficulty meter.  Try them out!  You’ll have thoughtful, unique gifts for all… Continue Reading

DIY: 3 Knit & Felted Dogs Toys

I love these cunning dog toys.  All three tutorials are for knitted & felted toys.   Don’t forget to use wool yarn so it will felt.  Felted knits handle more like fabric and are more durable.  (Here are a few tutorials on felting, in case you need them: this one covers both hand & machine felting,here is a printable one on… Continue Reading

Pup Hats On Etsy

Lord love a duck—these hats just about did me in!  I’m not  a huge proponent of dressing up animals, but I understand the appeal.  Don’t tell anyone, but Saffron does have several hats & festive headbands that we’ve put on her long enough to get a photo.  However, the extreme cuteness of these hats made by… Continue Reading