Oct 29, 2011

They're Watching

I know, it seems that all I have on my mind these days is Halloween, and I'm not even such a huge fan of this holiday.  Still, after making my autumnal pom pom wreath and realizing that the front porch needed spiders to thrill the trick or treaters come Monday, I couldn't resist making these!




I came across this pattern by Mary Jane Mucklestone (who knew she designed eyeballs?) and cast-on immediately.  I'm definitely going to make more (in-between knitting Miranda's costume) and perhaps put a whole bowl of them on the front porch. Hmmm, maybe I should put them in the same bowl that I fill with treats to give out on Halloween.  After all, you are supposed to be a little scared on all hallow's eve, right?  




P.S.  My friend Beverly says I should add some red yarn to make a few eyeballs look bloodshot. I think that's a great idea!

7 comments:

  1. Creepy! Perfect for Halloween!

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  2. Haha! They're great! At first I thought you're gonna use them for spiders' eyes:)

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  3. Boooo ! ! ! !

    Looks like your knittin' for the season, gal.

    hugs

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  4. I don't 'do' Halloween, but I do love your eyeballs, very clever, I think my boys would like these too!

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  5. Cool! That's so much for pointing me to this pattern. I knit lots of toys and you never know when knitted eyeballs would be purr-fect!

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  6. Oops...that's "thanks"...I really should use your handy preview feature!

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  7. You're so funny. Eric is casting hopeful comments towards Halloween decorations at this end, but we're just not big on it here, and I have put a firm foot down. Mean mummy, I know. Good on you for creating a great Halloween atmosphere!

    Hear it's a bit cold over where you are at the moment... I hope you're staying warm and safe.

    Happy Halloween!

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