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wishing you good fortune

Hello all!  It's a pretty dark and rainy morning today.  Hoping we get some sunshine soon because we have plans to be outdoors later.

Today I have another cute amigurumi to share.  I used a pattern by lalylala.  She's got a very unique style for sure and I love her imagination.  She has an Etsy store too HERE.  I decided to try her maneki neko pattern which comes in her New Year's Eve pattern set.  It is really cute!

He's only a few inches tall and fits in my hand.  I used Lion Brand's 24/7 cotton yarn with a 2.0mm hook.  I did have to do his legs a couple times to get it right and almost did give up but happy I got to finish him cause he is really cute.

He has a tail and that actually helps to prop him up a bit because he doesn't stand on his own two feet!  Changing yarn colors in this pattern was not too difficult either once you get the hang of it.

I like his paw that is raised inviting good fortune.

I made a tag for him too using stamps from Mama Elephant.  This tag didn't take me as long as the octopi one, thank goodness!

By the way, my 2018 calendars are on sale if you're interested.  Thanks for stopping by!



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