Category: monster

Mommy and Baby Monsters :)

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Here’s how the Mommy and Baby Monster turned out.  I really ended up loving the Zombie BBQ colorway from Lorna’s Laces.
The baby monster is done in Ty-Dy Wool, by Knit One Crochet too. I love how it turned out too.  Here’s a full body shot of the baby monster.  I LOVE these colors!  And they have many other amazing colors too.
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I also picked up a skein that is pale greens and creams, called medow, incase I had to make a boy baby.  But, you might have already deduced, I’m having a GIRL!  So I got to use the cute purples and greens, called blue pansy, for the baby girl monster 🙂  I think I’m going to have to use these skeins for some actual baby clothes now because they are gorgeous – and helllloooooo, they can be machine washed on delicate!

My son loves these monsters.  I started another one that was supposed to be him, but it is turning out too big, so he said it has to be his Grammy.  How cute is that?!

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Zombie BBQ!

Zombie BBQ

I’m itching to start knitting for this little baby that I am growing, but I don’t find out the gender until next week!  So, until then, I will work on a little monster for my little 3 1/2 year old monster.  I found this perfect colorway by Lorna’s Laces called Zombie BBQ – how appropriate!  AND it’s superwash which is a great feature to have for a stuffed animal.  I am a big fan of Loran’s Laces. I used their Greenline yarn for my Vine Yoke Cardigan and it was dreamy to work with… the only down side is that it’s a tad expensive at ~$20 a skein.  What can I say?  I’m a yarn snob.

I’m going to make a mommy, daddy, baby and kid monster – and I won’t be using Lorna’s Laces for all of those… we’d be looking at a $100 set of monster toys here! 

Here’s the picture of the mommy and baby pattern by Rebecca Danger.  How freaking cute is that!!  She has a really cute funky style to her stuffed animals, I really love them.  I hope he likes them too.

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