Yes, crochet. I've been doing that a bit lately, but only because we were having an Amigurumi swap in my knitting group. The *actual* swap was a few weeks ago, however, my sick self (I had the flu a few weeks ago) wasn't able to get the job done. I did start a few small items, but got too sick to finish them. Several of the other participants didn't finish either, so we decided to have Amigurumi part 2. That means I
had to got to finish up my project.
The small items weren't really doing it for me, and someone told me about this book.
I bought it, because the 'gurumis were so adorable and I wanted something "better" after seeing what everyone else did at the first part of the swap. So when I returned home from my knitting group after Round 1, I started
He has been very slow to make, since I'm not the quickest crocheter and there is a lot of counting involved, and I keep messing up, and just putting his face together required a lot of sewing (hello run-on sentence), but I'm done with him now. And I love him! I'm so sad to see him go, but he did end up getting a good home. Heather (who was absent last night. I can't wait til she lets me know her reaction!) received him as her swap pressie. I do think she'll appreciate the cuteness that is hep cat.
As my swap package, I received two cute little guys that
The monkey is the cutest (though he isn't very photogenic in this picture!)!!! His little hat comes off and, well, I'm too much of a lady to show you, but he's got the cutest butt!! Well, not really cute, as its like a baboon butt, however, its definitely an awesome design feature! And the little rabbit is adorable as well. I love him little button eyes and nose and belly button! An actual button for the belly button. Very cute! I love them both
I think everyone who received an amigurumi in the swap felt like they got the best item. Luckily, everyone brought their Amigurumis to our meeting and we were able to photograph them all together (minus one