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Wienerpawlooza Mississauga

As some of you may know, I run a small business called Spack Craft where I sell hand crafted knit, crochet, jewellery/charms, patterns and sewn items.  Most of this activity occurs online, but you can find some of my products at the Canadian Dachshund Rescue Ontario’s (CDRO) events where a portion of every sale through… Continue reading Wienerpawlooza Mississauga

Beading · Crafting · Dogs

The Canadian Dachshund Rescue Ontario

This Rescue organization, The Canadian Dachshund Rescue Ontario, is near and dear to my heart as my Mother is an active volunteer for them and my short “sister” has been featured in a past post, Gracie’s Sweater (Wurstwarmer).  Please visit the Rescue’s website for more information about upcoming events! I have been busy this weekend… Continue reading The Canadian Dachshund Rescue Ontario

Crafting · Dogs · Finished Object · Knitting

Gracie’s Sweater (Wurstwärmer)

Anyone who is owned by a Dachshund knows that finding dog coats/sweaters for their weenie is a difficult job as they have such a unique shape.  Not only are they much longer than your average canine, they also have a large barrel chest and such short wee little legs.  There is a lovely pattern for… Continue reading Gracie’s Sweater (Wurstwärmer)

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Patterns and Modifications

At the risk of sounding like a Ravelry cheerleader, I must admit that it makes making modifications to patterns quite easy and gives you tools to track the mods you make.  This helps when you get asked or inspired to make another! For example, Gracie’s wurstwärmer Version 2.0 (you will need to be logged in to view… Continue reading Patterns and Modifications