Knitting

Charlie the Fox.

…Halloween 2015.

The costume was Katie’s idea, inspired by one of Charlie’s favorite stuffed animals – Henry the Fox. She found the Fox Hat pattern on Ravelry; I had the yarn in my stash … done deal!  Next I found the vest pattern (free!) and once we had this inspiration photo …

agreed on a blue-gray Rowan Felted Tweed. Both patterns were quick, fun knits (raveled here – the vest and the hat). I finished the knitting last weekend, sewed on the buttons before Charlie came on Tuesday…and sent the pieces home with him. Without a try-on. Not even a single photo.

Until yesterday.

Halloween is huge in Katie’s neighborhood. There was a parade – and a lot of parents (and grandparents…ahem!) taking photos!

and then trick or treating. Charlie’s favorite part was passing out the candy.

…and I loved having these photos to share with my friends last night. More to come on “my” Halloween…tomorrow. Happy NaBloPoMo!

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