Lovable Lion is finished, and is en route to his new home! 🙂 The photos below show him all put together: head, ears, tail, nose, eyes and all... I spent a while in the appliqué section of Hobby Lobby trying to decide which letters looked the best. They had large letters, small letters, cursive letters... … Continue reading Lovable Lion – Complete!
Wow - it is July already! This year is just flying by... So, for this post I will show how far I've gotten on the lion's head... honestly, it looks a little scary, but it will come together. 🙂 Let me just say about "fun fur" yarn... you really have to keep tabs on where … Continue reading Lovable Lion – Progress Report
Good morning, everyone, Happy Saturday! So... I'm pretty excited about my current project... it is a knitted lion, and absolutely adorable. The pattern is by Lorraine Pistorio, and I found her design on LoveKnitting.com. A friend of my grandmother's wants a knitted lion as a graduation gift for a soon-to-be college student - very thoughtful … Continue reading Current WIP: Knit Lovable Lion!
Not to be confused with HoneyCOMB Fingerless Gloves, these mitts have little bees stitched onto them after all the knitting is done! I tried a few times to knit the bees in, and it was just too fiddly working with 4 colors in a small area. Too much for me, so the next option was … Continue reading Honeybee Fingerless Mitts
A friend of mine had asked me to make a fox for her 2 year old little girl, and I have just recently finished it. I'm so excited, it's so precious. I found the cutest fox pattern by Sarah Gasson. Her website is Knitables - visit her site, she has adorable toys and accessories! And … Continue reading Cheerful Fox
One of the ladies from our knitting group has been given lots of yarn and books, booklets and some notions here and there from a family member whose mother-in-law passed away. She brought so many books and a few patterns one night for us to pick through.... Mom and I came home with several books with … Continue reading Holiday Toys in the Edenton Coffee House!
Happypotomas Number 6 This Happy Hippo is traveling to my little cousin-to-be - he's due to arrive next month and I'm so excited! My aunt and uncle asked for several toys for him, some you may have already seen, but I will add a few photos anyway. As with most of the hippos I chose … Continue reading Gifts for the New Little Man