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A Good Morning

There were pancakes-

And a new best friend-

Her name is Anna also. Anna is not very creative when it comes to naming her dolls. She was planned, along with some friends, as a possible birthday present. But, Anna found the pattern which included pictures and that was pretty much it. She spent two days bugging about "her girl" before I finally gave in and started knitting her last night (during Psych- my current favorite show- hilarious!). I spent an hour last night knitting all the pieces and probably 45 minutes (with a whole lot of "help" from Anna and Ellery) this morning doing all the seaming and finishing. The pattern is free and can be found here. I think all the variations are amazingly cute and the pattern is very well written. One thing I am going to change when I make the next one is knitting the body in the round rather than knitting it flat and then having to seam it. And there will be others. Probably tonight. As soon as the doll had a face and started resembling something other than a wad of yarn- Ellery got such an excited look and just followed it around. I'm going to have to make her one. Probably tonight. I thinking bunny, though. The bunny is just too stinking cute. And, it won't end there. As soon as I finished the doll, Anna started telling me that her dolly needed a mommy. There's no telling how many of these I am going to end up making.


Rachel said…
Hey Trina,

I happened upon your post through ravelry. I designed the anything animals pattern for Petite Purls. I'm so glad you like it! Your lovely blog post totally made my day!

Jenny said…
Your girls really are the luckiest little ones EVER! What a good mommy they have!
Oh, and I love Psych, too.
Jenny said…
I love both of your Anna's! And I had to laugh about your comment on Anna's creativity with naming daughter usually calls dolls things such as..."blue bear", or "pink bear" and not much beyond that! :)
Rachel said…
We love Psych too!

And I have realized that I want E to grow up to be just like Anna. Anna is just so cute and imaginative.

I hope you guys are doing well!

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