Elizabeth Kelley's Profile

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My jewelry began as a fun way to make gifts for friends, relatives and my children's teachers (as well as for myself). The recipients suggested I should sell them, and many people ask me where I got the pieces when I wear them myself. I'm always on the hunt for fun, new, unique glass beads and similar materials to incorporate into my jewelry. Any suggestions as to what you'd like to see would be more than welcome.
Knitting is my first love. My Mom taught me to knit before I started school and I've been knitting ever since. In the over forty years I've been knitting I've progressed significantly from the initial scarves I knit for my stuffed animals. I knit mittens for my two girls this past Fall with loop-fringed cuffs and got a bunch of requests from others for their own pair, so I knit them for all of the ladies on my Christmas list, along with matching scarves. I knit the mittens in the round, with…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 14
  • Joined February 6, 2011

Favorite materials

Glass beads, shell beads, yarn, novelty buttons

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About

My jewelry began as a fun way to make gifts for friends, relatives and my children's teachers (as well as for myself). The recipients suggested I should sell them, and many people ask me where I got the pieces when I wear them myself. I'm always on the hunt for fun, new, unique glass beads and similar materials to incorporate into my jewelry. Any suggestions as to what you'd like to see would be more than welcome.
Knitting is my first love. My Mom taught me to knit before I started school and I've been knitting ever since. In the over forty years I've been knitting I've progressed significantly from the initial scarves I knit for my stuffed animals. I knit mittens for my two girls this past Fall with loop-fringed cuffs and got a bunch of requests from others for their own pair, so I knit them for all of the ladies on my Christmas list, along with matching scarves. I knit the mittens in the round, with no seams, and use a needle size that is two sizes smaller than the yarn manufacturer recommends, resulting in a fabric that is more dense and thick (and warmer) than other mittens. I hope you enjoy browsing my collection and any feedback would be more than welcome.

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