Christmas crafting, episode two!

Another extensive gift project this year was the set of crochet mustaches, for my brother‐in‐law. And of course we tried them on ourselves before giving them away, with our European backdrop.

I followed the mustaches, three ways pattern from Wunderkammer. It was a really fun pattern, and also a great way to learn shaping and sculptural forms in crochet.

Back in September I tried to dye some yarn with coffee — and this is the secret project! The coffee‐stained mustache! :D

And all the mustaches got tucked in a shadow box so when one isn’t playing dress‐up they can also be enjoyed as an object d’art.

Christmas morning just got more stylish! :D

I also made these fiesta slippers for my sister‐in‐law. They were made from the granny squares I was making during the make‐along in September, following this pattern.

All in all I’m just thankful for the time and laughters shared with families we don’t get to see very often.


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