11.05.2009

cozy


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Since wearing braces, our daughter has chapped lips constantly. To alleviate that, she carries lip balm everywhere. It often gets misplaced, flung on the floor by the cats, or just lost in the contents of her mom's purse (ahem).
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So I was tickled when I spotted this darling, darling pattern for a crocheted lip balm cover. And Kristy's pic tutorial is amazingly wonderful & helpful!
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The yarn is some of my favorite: I LOVE THIS COTTON! #8 Carousel Ombre -- and yes, I really do think that I love this cotton.
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The pattern is so quick & easy & she has one of the most 'a-ha!' techniques for using floss to adhere to the button to the side of it.

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I found the perfect button for the closure & attached a metal finding so she can easily clip it onto her school bag, belt loop, or whatever....

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...and she now has a super cute cozy for her lip balm!
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6 comments:

L Johnson said...

Very cute and clever idea!! Love that colorful yarn!!!

Evelyn said...

Nice idea, I love that cotton too, it is lovely, good job.

Tudy said...

I have also made a few of tohse but with reg. yarn and no button. The flap and button is a great idea.

Aura said...

The name sure fits that cotton yarn. I use it on my crochet hats. I like to stock up when yarn goes on sale for $1.99. Love the cozy. I need to make one for my daughter who is having a hard time with dry lips due to her sinus congestion and breathing through the mouth. Thanks for sharing.

Shari said...

My daughter just lost yet another stick of Burt's Bees lip balm at work. This is a great idea and so cute. Thanks for sharing!

Twyla and Lindsey said...

How perfect is that?! Have you tried I Love This Yarn, too? I love it. Everything I make with it looks so pretty. Twyla