Sunday, 15 May 2011

Sock Monkeys

Sock Monkey 004Sock Monkey 002Sock Monkey 006I thought it might be fun to make a sock monkey for the new baby. And then I realised, it would be even more fun to invite said baby's mother round to make one herself. Thus, the re-installment of 'making things days', an amiable tradition of crochet, paint, cutting, tearing and general mess making in the company of wine and chatter.

After a slightly-less-leisurely-than-usual day of stitching and stuffing (soundtrack: "if I have to stuff another leg..." and "it looks more like a cow than a monkey"), here are a few finished sock monkeys - by Christine, Hannah and myself. More to follow, perhaps ...