If you're a family member of mine, chances are you (or your children) have received a yarny gift from me at some point. This tradition may have started in the poor-college-student Christmases of yore, but it still continues today! This Christmas was no different--here are some of this season's Christmas crafts.
For my baby niece Elliana, this teddy bear (dog?), made with Lion Brand Homespun:
Who quickly made friends with Don Leon.
He'd be annoyed, but he's too busy sleeping.
Next, this heart purse for Ellie's older sister Kate.
Next, I whipped up these Tunisian crochet Christmas stockings for me and the Mister:
No fireplace, so an office door will have to do.
And, the piece de resistance, the sweater I knitted for Mr. N. Yes, knitted! It took me about 3 months and 3 or 4 false starts but he loved it (and actually wears it! The pinnacle of achievement for any crafter):
I also made the scarf Mom N is wearing from Lion Brand Amazing Yarn. Love the beautiful color variance.
That's about it from Christmas. And now, my belated gift to my wonderful readers: gratuitous pictures of Don Leon.
ps. All patterns I used can be found by clicking the links in the text above.
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