Meet ZigZag the Monkey. She’s my daughter’s stuffy. I gave this toy to her for Valentine’s Day when she was three. As much as I vowed that there would be no toy that we had to turn around to pick up… unbeknown to me ZigZag became that toy. By the time I was aware of the fact there was no chance of buying a second spare ZigZag to swap around with the first and hopefully avoid those long distance return trips to pick up ZigZag.
Anyhow, ZigZag had a pressing need to be dressed. I crocheted her up a cute white and pink dress with ruffles and what have you. But I was informed that it went out of style.
I informed ZigZag that I was no longer in the clothing for monkeys business and she had to find another clothier.
Luckily my daughter learned to knit. These are the product of her 7 year old knitting. She designed the winter coat/poncho. I approximated the ‘perfect’ number of stitches to cast on for the scarf a.k.a. head propping up device. The Sundress is a product of… well… It was a swatch that got appropriated. Then some how the rows kept mushrooming. I pointed out to the knitter that this made it a perfect dress and she came out of her room this morning having cast it off and proudly sewn in the seams. She did all her own casting off and seaming.