Smiley Ice Cream Cone

ice-cream4_medium2Well, after failing to finish a crocheted sweater in time for Richard & Azka’s new baby girl Jazmin, I have finally gotten around to making something for her… but she’s already too big now. So much for the sweater; it will have to wait for another baby (it’s actually a really annoying pattern/project, but I digress!). So I decided to make her a cute cuddly toy: an ice cream cone with a smiley face. I gave it to her as a present when we went out for lunch at Pollen Street Social – which I heartily recommend as a yummy and kid-friendly place to sip cocktails and eat tasty nosh. But I’m digressing again!

Um, so back to the story of this post: the ice cream cone. I think it turned out pretty OK, but the smiley is a bit wonky. I’m not brilliant at sewing and I think it shows. I chose to use sewn eyes instead of plastic ones as it’s for a baby, and I think I made them too far apart. But Jazmin seemed pleased with it anyway. Although the wrapping it came in was equally exciting. Babies are a lot like cats in that way.

Here is is in all its strawberry-flavoured-chocolate-covered-cherry-topped glory:

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Miko Coffey
Miko Coffey
Miko is addicted to crafting, and can often be found late at night drooling over Ravelry, or muttering "just one more row...". At last count, she had 187 different kinds of yarn in her stash, and is currently seeking storage for more. Ch2 and turn.