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Two deadlines for projects loomed this week.  Jason’s aunt is having a baby, and MIL leaves for the baby shower on Friday.  I had begun a project for the little guy in September, but it was far from completed.  Monday night saw me doing this…


And ending up with this wonky little fellow…


It’s the Celestine Crochet dodecahedron (Technically, according to Wikipedia, it’s a Small Stellated Dodecahedron.), crocheted in Jo-Ann Sensations Soles & More sock yarn.  It’s adorable, even if none of the points are exactly the same shape as any of the other points.  I think I messed up some of my counting.  I don’t think our new little baby cousin will notice, though!  I had originally intended to fill it with something rattly, jingly, or crinkly, but I just didn’t think about it late Monday night while I was finishing it up.  Oh well.

My other deadline this week is for a gift exchange in my June Mommies group.  I don’t think my recipient reads this blog.  I hope she doesn’t, because the pictures are going up!  (If you are a June Mommy, and your name starts with ‘C’, stop reading!  Close this window!!)

I began working on this right after I finished MIL’s birthday present.  It’s the same pattern, the Easy Peasy Crochet Bag, but this time worked in Crazy Yarn.  (Leftovers from odd skeins, cut into lengths between one and six yards long each.)  Again, I held three strands together.


I got ambitious and went for the embellishment on this one, too.


The felt and embroidery floss I had on hand for another holiday project, and the button’s from my stash.  The lining this time is from an old button-down shirt Mom gave me.


I’m pretty thrilled with the whole project.  If my name started with a C, I’d be half tempted to keep it for myself and find something else to send to Cheryl.

Lots on my mind today, but nothing really ready to hit cyberspace.  So, I thought I’d post a little tease of some of the holiday gift-making going on in the house.  Enjoy!




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