Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Working on a purple Minion

Good Morning!

So this Wednesday I am working on a purple Minion.  You know what a minion is, right?  Those adorable little yellow guys from Despicable Me.  So, if you've seen the second movie you know exactly what I'm talking about.  I haven't gotten super far on him yet but here are the pieces I've gotten so far.
This is the main body piece.  My boys were happy to see I have part of the pants on.

I have one arm finished and am currently working on the second arm.  I'm hoping the length is good.  The purple minions have longer arms.  

This is what I'm planning to use for the hair.  I didn't like the idea of using just regular yarn so I found this.  It's Lion Brand Romance

So that is what I'll be working on today.  Once that is finished I have a HUGE blanket to get back to as well as start an afghan.  Here is the current blankets progress.  It's about 119" wide.  I had to start over completely because my count was off on the original and my edges wouldn't stay straight.  I'm about 8 rows in with this one and so far so good.  I think I got my numbers right.

I also want to add that during the month of January, 10% of all orders (on both pages) will be donated to the Lymphoma Research Foundation.  After a count, I found that Neezy had collected just over $40 to donate.  I then asked for just a few more donations to reach $45 and I would add $5 to make it $50.  Well, I received two more orders yesterday!  If both are paid before midnight on the 31st I will have collected $46.90 which I will round up to $50!  Thank you all for your orders, I REALLY appreciate it!

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Working Wednesday

Hi everyone!

I know it has been a really long time since my last post and I apologize.  Things get busy when you have a house full of kids and cats.  Oh yes, we have 2 cats now.  Oscar joined us a few days before Christmas.  We adopted him, and he's the sweetest, snuggliest kitty ever!

Alright, last year I did What I Wore Wednesday.  That was fun and all but honestly, I just don't think what I'm wearing is that important, and so... Wednesday has now become Working Wednesday.  I'll talk about what I'm working on.

So let's get started!  Today I'm working on a TARDIS!  I've made one already and have since gotten orders for 2 more.  Here is what my last one looked like.

It's really big and squishy!  I think it turned out really well for my first attempt.  I should add, I've never seen Dr. Who!  I hope all my Dr. Who fans forgive me.

I'm also working on a very large blanket.  I'm hoping I can get my measurements right! This thing is crazy huge. I've only gotten about 7 of over 130 rows finished.

Alright, here are some pictures of a few other things I've made so far this year.

Newborn Owl Hat

Eban bear

Alright, and because I really like my shirt, here is What I'm Wearing Wednesday.
It's my Sandy Hook Promise t-shirt.