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
Albemarle Craftsman's Fair - Booth Display 2017 Here is how my booth looked this year... Let's zoom in on the tables so you can see the toys a little better.... 🙂 Well, the pictures came out a little blurry, but you can kind of see all the different things I've been working on. I was … Continue reading ACF 2017
Happy Autumn, everyone! Are you ready for sweater-weather? Hot cocoa? Is your yarn basket full to the brim with Fall colors? This post is of previous projects, and toys that are hot off the needles. - Little Brother Saints Bear - For my uncle one Christmas I made a bear from the Simplicity bear pattern … Continue reading Autumn Has Arrived!
This is Bertie. He is made with 100% Cotton yarn, and carefully stuffed with polyester fiberfill to make him cuddly and hug-able. Bertie is pretty much child-safe, as most of my toys are, meaning he has no buttons or small pieces that could come off and be a choking hazard. If you wish to be … Continue reading Bertie the Bear
"Can you make me a duck?" This was the text my uncle sent me one sunshiny day this past May as I was on my way to work. . "Sure, what colors?" And the adventure began. . I searched on Ravelry (my favorite pattern site, as you may know by now...), and found this one … Continue reading “Can you make me a duck?”
Yesterday was a beautiful day, for the first day of April 2017. I completely finished the mini hippo by adding the eyes, and I also finished the little cow I mentioned in my last post! Here are several pictures of the finished Mini Hippo: She was a popular piece at the Yearning for Yarn Shamrock … Continue reading A Beautiful Day in April
I was at work one day, on lunch knitting in the break room, when a co-worker spotted me. I was making fingerless gloves, and she asked me if I could make the ones that are convertible - fingerless, or flip the top over and you have cold-fingers-covered mittens. Here is what I made: She also … Continue reading A Multitude of Mittens…