****** LAST DAY TO ENTER THE CONTEST FOR THE SPAFINDER GIFT CERTIFICATE!!*******
Devon and I decided it was a craft holiday this year, so we made each other’s gifts. He made me an awesome craft tool with yarn dispenser, mini hand clamps, and a threader for my yarn. In return, he requested a monster hat. Well, he requested a hat that looks like a HeadCrab with eyes, which turned out to be a monster hat.
With the inspiration provided by another crochet pattern for a head crab I began my work. First I looked for yarn that looks like gray matter, not an easy task. It would seem that most people don’t want their crocheted goods to look like brain. Who knew? I found a mutli-colored brown and mauve cotton yarn that when crocheted attained a mottled appearance, lending a bit of authenticity to the monster hat.
I am ridiculously pleased with the outcome of this particular project. It has been a busy season for me, as I have made several gifts, including new stockings for the kids, but it is so much fun to make everything. I can tell you I am very interested in adding googly eyes to other crocheted gifts, so don’t be surprised to see monster purses, snake scarves, and more coming from me in the future.