Tuesday, November 8, 2011

A Kid at Heart

I remember going to school and wishing I had a Hello Kitty tote or pencil or -- anything!  Growing up as the first of six made it difficult to have toys or extra stuff.  I didn't have hand-me-downs, though; so I knew I was lucky.  Now that I'm an adult, I admit that I have lots of toys.  I love going to the theater to watch animated movies or Harry Potter or just kiddie movies.  

So I was very happy to learn about amigurumi.  There is so much out there, free or not.  I have so many projects queued up that I think I'll be busy for many months.  Then there are all the baby items I want to make.  I don't even have children!  lol.  Which means, of course, that I had to make something for any baby, just because.  

Anyone in Southern California?  Isn't the weather just marvelous?  I throw on a sweater and surround myself with yarn and whatever I need to create whatever feels like being created.  Here are two of my latest finished projects.  Actually, make that three.  The all-in-one suit was a gift for a cousin-in-law's first grandchild; the ruffles afghan (photoshopped pic) was not meant for anyone but has been sold to my sister-in-law's sister; and the Hello Kitty was for a very good high school friend (Go, Class of '91!).  

The gorgeous little girl is my brother's 23-month-old baby, Marie.  She wouldn't let go of the Hello Kitty; so she ended up in the picture.  I hope you like them all.  The best is Marie, of course ;)


  1. Beautiful job of the all in one suit, very pretty colours you have used. Heather (justcrchet.com)

  2. It's what I had on hand for a last-minute gift. lol. I'm glad you liked it. Coming from you, it's music to my ears. Happy Easter!

  3. Nice job! Do you know where you got the Hello Kitty pattern from? My friend's daughter is obsessed with Hello Kitty and I would like to make this for her birthday.

  4. Hi, Katie. Thank you very much. Please shoot me an e-mail to mvazquezcsr@gmail.com.