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Mittens for Newtown and Little Bunny Penny 2.0

This past week, I’ve been super busy with a few projects: knitting mittens for a wonderful charity project called The Kissing Hand Mittens Project to benefit the families of Newtown, CT, improving the Little Bunny Penny hat, and preparing for Miss Penelope’s first birthday party (I’ll talk about my crafty projects for her party in another post).

The Kissing Hand Mittens Project caught my attention last month, and I’ve been wanting to make something to send for a while. Moving into a new house and taking care of three little ones hasn’t exactly been conducive to knitting for charity. However, I took a couple of days and dedicated all my free time to churning out a couple pairs of mittens to send.

I love the way they turned out, and I’m excited to send them off to warm the little hands and hearts of a couple of children whose endured heartache that no child should ever have to go through. There’s still time to knit/crochet/donate to the project, so please take some time to read about it and consider contributing.

In my previous post, I shared a photo of Miss P in a bunny hat. Not long after I took the photo, the ears flopped down and no matter what I tried, I couldn’t get them to stick out again, so I took on the task of Version 2.0. This time, it work out much better. It also fits her so much better, and I’m overall much happier with the outcome. I’m excited to write the pattern–you know, when I have time… :-p Frustratingly, I don’t have a photo of her in the hat and the little peanut is sleeping now…so photos to come soon.

Now, it’s time for me to call it a night…