Saturday, October 18, 2008
So I recently discovered a book about little crocheted animals or "amigurumi" which is the Japanese art of crocheting or knitting small animals. Needless to say, I love love love making these little guys. These are the first two I ever made for Ella & Owen, a funny little brother & sister monkey duo. Ella, the big sister, has button earrings and I added a bow for femininity (of course.) Owen, the tiny little brother, is so cute! I need pictures (Taryn: hint hint) of Ella and Owen (the real ones) with these guys. How precious would that be?
These little guys are for baby Christopher, my cousin Brandy's little guy. He is going to be a lion for Halloween, so I thought I'd make him some little friends to accompany him. The manes on these guys were a little tricky for me, but I think they came out ok. I hope Chris likes them! (Brandy: pictures please?!)
Crochet is a great form of therapy for me. I could sit on the couch for days (ask Dennis) and tune out the world and crochet away. Of course, occasionally I have to put the hook down so I can pay attention to other things i.e. Olivia or TV.