Tuesday, September 06, 2011


Well, I didn't win the contest. but 2 people in my giveaway did...Ann and Spontaneousthreads. I've sent them each an email. Thanks to everyone who voted for me!
Monster for Nicole
I have a little bit of free time right now, so I've been trying to make things here and there for Nicole.

Pattern: Hugo the Couch Potato Monster from The Big Book of Knitted Monsters
Yarn: Berroco Vintage, almost all of one skein
Needles: #5 circs
Started: August 30, Finished: September 1

I've been saving up the remnants of fabric and batting from trimming, etc. to use for stuffing. it makes a very firm and sturdy stuffing. i kind of like it better than polyfil. i like the look of safety eyes, but i stuck with embroidery since it's for a baby. the pattern was easy to follow and very quick. i'd like to make a few more toys from the book.
Mortar & Pestle
i'm guessing that this will be my very last birthday gift of the year. Spicy bought me a new mortar and pestle. it's very heavy. i can't wait to use it.


  1. love the monster.  i'm super bummed you didn't win!  your block really was the very best one.  

  2. Aww your monster is cute, you should of won, the other blocks were so old ladyish compared you yours

  3. Wow I like you monster :)))) It's so nice to me.


  4. I'm sorry you didn't win :(  I seriously thought your block was the best, too! (Not just because we're blog friends)

  5. I'm sorry you didn't win, but your design was very original, so take heart in that! Your new monster is adorable. I love the tooth.

  6. Very cute monster!
    It's probably a squirrel conspiracy that you didn't win.  Damn squirrels.



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