“He’s making a list and checking it twice, gonna find out whose naughty or nice”…on day 4 we are making a Naughty & Nice sign. I bought a naughty and nice sign a few years ago at Target (while they made their brief appearance in Canada), but someone naughty broke it. So I made a new one and pointed at the naughty party.
Christmas Crafting – Day 2
On the second day of Christmas my true love made for me…A Santa pillow. I saw one of these in a store and it was more than $50.00, which is a little out of my snack bracket for a Christmas pillow. Knowing that I had 2 red cushion covers and inserts at home I figured that I could whip some up for a fraction of the cost. I am adding the stores where I got the supplies not because they are sponsoring this post but because if you want to make these it is advantageous to know where to get supplies.
On the second day of Christmas…
On the second day of Christmas my true love made for me a Santa cap. I ended up making 3 of these this year with one fitting me by accident. I was reminded once again that checking the gauge before starting a knitting project is important. I was trying to make one for each of the kids. The hat I made for Sasha is too big but Sasha has informed me that he doesn’t need one because he has a Santa hat from the dollar store. Perhaps once the dollar store hat has ripped or the glue seam dries out he will want the knitted one. I can only hope.
If you are interested in the pattern, it was free from Lion Brand and can be downloaded here. I had to edit the pattern to get the right gauge for the bulky yarn mentioned below.
I used Lion’s Pride Woolspun, Red (body) and Fisherman (band and tassel)
P.S. Ericka the one for Grace was knitted just for her 🙂