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In the mood to knit a little something

As often happens in the midst of big, long-term projects, I woke up this morning craving a finish. Something, anything actually done that I could point to and say "I made this". Because being four months into a projected 2 year long project is pretty soul sucking. Since it seems like forever since I've done any knitting, I pulled out the book Knitting Mochimochi by Anna Hrachovec and I knit a little something.

Human Bean 

This little guy is 1.5 inches tall. It took longer than I expected mostly due to Sam attempting to steal my knitting needles, scissors, the pattern or the yarn multiple, multiple times. And, as you'd expect from a 1.5 inch tall knitted person, there were some fiddly bits. Like getting started, changing yarn colors, the legs, the arms, well everything really. But, the pattern (Human Beans) was well-written and easy to follow. According to the girls this one is Sam because he is wearing blue clothes. And of course, they now expect an Anna and an Ellery too. And maybe even a mommy and a daddy. And a Papa Dave, Grandma Peggy, Grandma Sherri, Emma, Chloe and on and on and on. Hmmm. Not sure that's going to happen.

In other exciting (to me) news, the designer of this pattern has a new book out- Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi. It's full of tiny knit things like this. Oh, a mermaid. Ooooh, chickens! Oh, oh, oh- a gnome,  a lion and an armadillo. Ok, I think this is a book I am going to have to have.


tara said…
So cute!
I think I saw that book at the quilt barn. I'll have too peak at it
veryterry said…
I love that when I read that last paragraph I could hear you voice in my head saying it just so. You really do make the cutest stuff, Trina!
balloongal said…
I can totally see your girls asking you to make more and more people. They are so fun.
Airie said…
ALMOST this persuades me to learn how to knit. The adorableness is almost too much to bear, but I can handle it!! :)

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