Wednesday, November 23, 2011

WIP Wednesday - Coffee Monster

coffee monster

This is my first time participating in WIP(work in progress) Wednesday. I've been checking out all the old WIP Wednesday posts and finding so many great blogs and projects.

My WIP is Elijah's coffee monster for his teacher. I wanted to make his teacher a little ornament, but Elijah insisted she needed a monster and that she LOVES coffee. So coffee monster was born. It's one of Rebecca Danger's pattern from her Big Book of Knitted Monsters. We picked out this yarn for it's coffee colors. Dark coffee, cafe au lait, and cream. What's better than coffee and monsters? I say it's a great combination!

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11 comments:

pinkundine November 23, 2011 at 10:45 AM  

I love the Rebecca Danger monsters - I have that book and I'm hoping to get chance to knit a monster for someone for Christmas - if I finish all the other Christmas knitting first that is!

I love the idea of a coffee monster - I know a few of those myself ;)

paula November 23, 2011 at 11:11 AM  

I think Elijah's right -- all teachers need monsters. And this one's going to be super cute in his coffee colors! Welcome to WIPW!

Sarah (Crafts From The Cwtch) November 23, 2011 at 12:08 PM  

Hi and welcome to WIP Wednesday! :)

Love your photo - that little snowman is too cute. I hope to see your monster on FO Friday at some time as I'm hoping for that book for Christmas.

Happy Knitting
Sarah
x

Sarah (Crafts From The Cwtch) November 23, 2011 at 12:08 PM  

Hi and welcome to WIP Wednesday! :)

Love your photo - that little snowman is too cute. I hope to see your monster on FO Friday at some time as I'm hoping for that book for Christmas.

Happy Knitting
Sarah
x

stephanni :] November 23, 2011 at 12:17 PM  

how cute! sounds like your kiddo has good taste in teacher gifts. :) thanks for stopping by my blog & checking me out, i'm jealous you can knit. i need to learn. well, i'm off to check out more of your blog.

Marie/Underground Crafter November 23, 2011 at 1:05 PM  

Looks yummy! What a cool teacher gift.

Minding My Own Stitches November 23, 2011 at 1:47 PM  

I think a coffee monster is a fabulous thought. Your yarn choices are perfect! Can't wait to see it finished!

Christine November 23, 2011 at 8:07 PM  

I love the yarn, and the stitch marker! So cute!

autumngeisha November 23, 2011 at 8:22 PM  

Having made two Rebecca Danger monsters this year, I can say that they are so much fun to make and gift. Love the colors that you chose, very appropriate for a coffee monster.

Christina November 23, 2011 at 8:32 PM  

That's a really cute idea!

Andria November 24, 2011 at 7:51 AM  

Sounds like a great gift idea to me, and I'll bet the most unique, wonderful one she gets all Christmas!

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