it was seriously not my favorite thing ever to knit, but i made the baby a soot sprite hat for halloween with "fun" "fur" (yeah, i think that both words deserve their own quotation marks.)
(and i'm not being a yarn snob- i don't think there's anything wrong with this kind of yarn if it is something that you enjoy working with. i just did NOT enjoy working with it- the "eyelashes" kept making me think of the many undulating legs of a creepy crawly centipede. ew.)
it turned out that greta didn't really want to wear the hat much, despite our insistence that she needed to keep theme with her sister's chibi totoro costume. oh well. halloween was lots of fun anyway.
i regret not getting better photos, but here are the kids: