I finally finished the “Fightin’ Words” gloves. Davey has claimed them, and he likes them lots.
They turned out really nice. I have enough yarn left over to even make another pair. I may do that at some point.
For now though, I have started this:
These are just some of the many pieces I need for a little stuffed toy I am going to make. It’s going to be a little bear who is knitting. Such a neat pattern by Alan Dart. He does such neat detailed patterns of little stuffed guys. I bought this pattern several years ago, and am now working on it as part of my mission to do projects I started or meant to start a long time ago!
The knitting part is the easy part however, What gets slow and tricky is putting it altogether. If I am not careful, my little mouse will look very goofy. For example, I finished a little bunny right before Easter.
I didn’t take the time and care that I should have to put him together. That’s really important on these little guys. The more pieces there are, the more I really have to go slow and carefully. Otherwise the result is like little “Odd Bunny” here.
Back to it. I am hoping for some nice knitting outside this evening. It’s been beautiful here the past few days!
I love making yarney animals and like you find the sewing up to be crucial and i hate sewing up, so I crochet them instead, much less sewing up and it makes a sturdier fabric so easier to get features right etc. you only need to be able to do basic stitch -double crochet (eng terms) so its super easy!
Awwwwwww…Odd bunny is adorable!
I can see why Davey loves those mittens. They are PERFECT for a little boy!