Friday, December 25, 2009

A Road Trip, and An Amigurumi Doll Pattern

I hope you had a very Merry Christmas. We did, though we had to cut the festivities a little short, so we could prepare for a trip to Oregon, to visit an ailing grandmother. Which means, this year, we had a Christmas/Boxing Day combo. We plan to head out first thing in the morning. But, not before enjoying the remnants of our gingerbread house tonight (below is a picture of the children digging in, on Christmas Eve).

And, there was time for one last craft project worth sharing. With the children down to bed early last night, in anticipation for the Big Day, and knowing our trip will take us within visiting range of my niece, and her brand new baby, I Googled amigurumi doll patterns.

This, super sweet "Sleepy Sarah" crochet pattern from Owlishly is what I came up with. As usual, the original is a good deal cuter than what I made, but I'm still pretty pleased. And, the fact that I managed to crochet it in the middle of the Christmas madness, is a testament to the simplicity of the pattern.

We'll be on the road all day tomorrow, but hope to be back to a computer in time to post a Sunday Science project.

It's great to be a homeschooler.


Marcee said...

Have a safe trip! Hope to see you next week.

Ticia said...

I hope the ailing grandmother feels better soon.
I love that you do Boxing Day, that tradition has always intrigued me.
Merry Christmas.