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!
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!
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!
Happypotomas Number 5 - Materials and tools used: Hempathy yarn in multiple colors, US size 4 steel crochet hook, yarn/tapestry needle, polyester stuffing. The ends of yarn left from finishing off each individual motif were crocheted in as I went along, making life easier by not having to weave them all in when I was … Continue reading Happy Hippo # 5
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