Saturday, December 19, 2015

Say Cheese :D

Surprise!!! 
I have a new pattern that you're going to love! I made this pattern for my daughter's 2nd birthday. 


When the paparazzi (my aunt) comes around, we have to be really creative to get my little one to look at the camera. It is utterly exhausting and extremely embarrassing to try and get a good smiling picture... just imagine flailing your arms, making crazy loud noises, jumping around like you've stepped on hot coals (nice image, right?!).  I decided I needed to try something new. I had seen the camera buddies for a camera lens and so I thought maybe that would work. I figured I could make one and make it something that I know would interest her, Minnie Mouse! I just winged the pattern but I wrote it down as I was doing it so I could share it with you. I hope you like it and it helps make your little one's photo shoots smooth sailing! **I wrote the pattern on my phone just going very quickly. Please let me know if you find any errors or need any help deciphering how it is written**

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Minnie Mouse Camera Lens Buddy


Materials Needed
- Hair tie (I used Goody's brand without metal)
- Worsted weight yarn
- H/ 5.00m hook

Head
- Attach yarn to hair tie
- Ch 2
- dc around the hair tie and join in first dc (36)
- Ch 2, dc around and join then fasten off

Ears
- magic circle
- ch 2
- 10 hdc in circle, join, ch 2
- 2 hdc in each st (20)

Skirt
-Count your first 18sts and mark with st marker -Count 5 sts on either side of the marker and that will be where your skirt starts and ends (11sts)
- sc in each st, ch 2 turn (11)
- 5 dc in the first st, 3 in the next *repeat across*
Fasten off and weave in ends


Bow
- row 1: ch 6, hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc across ch 2 turn (4)
- row 2-7: hdc across, ch 2
- end of row 7 ch 1 and sc around the entire piece
- fasten off
- pinch center together and wrap yarn around many times to make the center of the bow
- attach to head



Now proof that the lens buddy works.... Just a couple of pictures from our annual birthday session :)























Therefore hear me now, my children, and do not depart from the words of my mouth. - Proverbs 5:7

2 comments:

  1. I just made your Minnie Mouse and it turned out beautiful. Thank you for the easy to follow pattern.

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    1. You're welcome! I am so glad you liked the pattern :) I'm hoping to post some new patterns this summer (while school is out) so be on the lookout in the near future for more patterns :)

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