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FO: Mukluks

When I was little, one of my favourite authors was Robert Munsch. If you haven’t heard of him, you should check out his website, especially if you have kids. His books are hilarious whether you’re a kid or an adult, they’re full of crazy parents and embarrassing aunts and stubborn kids, and just all-round silliness. One of my favourite Robert Munsch books is called 50 Below Zero. It’s the story of a little boy who lives up north where it gets very, very cold. His father sleep walks and he often finds him in silly places around their house, until one day, his father ventures outside, asleep. In order to go find him, the little boys dresses very warmly, bundling up in a pair of “boot-like things called mukluks”. I think I remember this story so well because I loved the way the word sounded. So, earlier this month when I saw that Tin Can Knits were looking for test knitters for a pattern for mukluks, I just had to give the pattern a try!

The pattern is here on Ravelry and will be released soon-ish.

(Rav link)

They are so cute and they are going to be a Christmas present for J this year. I can’t wait to see the finalized version of the pattern. I’m working on another test knit right now that I will share over the next few days, it’s another baby gift!

I went camping a few weeks ago at Sandbanks with my family and we had a fantastic time. If you’re in the area, I’d highly recommend it if you’re looking to do some “comfortable” camping (as in, there’re running water and showers… I certainly didn’t miss the taste of water purification tablets!). I’ve been meaning to share a few photos from that weekend and have finally managed to get them edited and uploaded!

Happy Friday!

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    • Hi Bev,
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  1. Hi! I’m visiting from the WordPress Weekends Blog Hop!

    Those mukluks are adorable!

    • Thanks! I actually have another post for the wordpress weekends hop but I realized there was something I needed to fix after I linked it… whoops! Should be up shortly.

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    So cute, I went to the authors webpage and cannot wait to go to the library to get some of them for my kids, thanks for sharing at I Freakin did it Friday hope to see you back later this week

    • Thanks, they are great books, I’m sure your kids will like them. Thanks for hosting the hop!

  3. Thanks for stopping by my space!! Those are *so cute* I might have to make a pair for my little guy 🙂

    • Thanks! I really like how they turned out. I was testing the pattern for the designer, but the pattern should be available soon!

  4. Thank you so much for posting pictures of Sandbanks. I’m heading there in a few weeks with the fam and am so excited to explore the park.

    The mukluks are adorable. I think they’ll be on my needles shortly.

  5. […] week camping with my family at Presqu’ile Provincial Park. We had planned to go to Sandbanks (like we did last year, twice) but it was easier to get a good campsite when we wanted it at Presqu’ile. The […]

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