I have decided to give some handmade gifts this year (with the exception of my sister and boyfriend's nephew). I will probably bake something for everyone, and was also thinking of knitting an ornament or something small for everyone. I tried knitting a mini sweater ornament
This was my first attempt (the yarn is not working for me though, looks more like Easter than Christmas) just to practice and see if I thought this is a doable goal.
I knitted the wrong side on the sleeve, but when I did the 2nd sleeve I was able to get it right. I forgot to take a picture of it completed though
Then my 2nd attempt in a more appropriate yarn for a christmas sweater ornament. HOWEVER I originally bought this yarn for a scarf so it built up too much, and I need to get a thinner yarn, and also smaller DPNs (but again, this was a 2nd practice attempt. I was working with what I had at the moment)
This turned out well, I think. However, too big. It's probably a good size for a small teddy bear or something. And I feel accomplished
(picture taken on a normal sized paperback book to show size)
AND OF COURSE My kitty wanted to try on the sweater ;-)
I was lucky enuogh to catch her mid yawn. Ever since I put the sweater on her, she was yawning constantly. She must have thought it was preettyyy cozy