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These are my latest project – hooded scarves with animal ears! Some people call them scoodies – I did when I first started them, but now the name makes me cringe. It sounds like something in my toddler’s underwear…
They are fleece on the outside with SUPER soft minky (seriously, I get it from Fabric.com and I can’t even touch the stuff from Joann’s now because it feels so rough!) on the inside.
I added pockets on the outside of the scarf. John thinks they’re a great place to stash M&Ms or PEZ candies.
On a totally unrelated note, I got him an Iron Man PEZ dispenser and now I know why my mom rarely bought them for us growing up – those candies are a pain in the neck to get in there! And they’re gone in about five minutes – and that’s only if he takes time to try to share them with the dogs! Whose grand idea were those anyway? Probably not invented by a mom…
Pardon the messy, messy house (that’s not even the worst of it!)
I also made one for my cousin’s little boy, modeled here on Bean:
It’s a raccoon, but I think it could do just as well as a gray fox! The baby size (really more like 0-2) has a slightly smaller hood and a skinnier, shorter scarf with no pockets, cause what are they going to go with them, anyway?
I think the next one will be white with pink minky and bunny ears. I have a feeling all my nieces and nephews will be getting these for Christmas :) I also have a teen/adult size in the works!
I’m planning on writing a tutorial for these soon, but for now, who wants to win one?! (They’re also available in my Etsy shop here.) In case you missed it somehow, SewMamaSew is hosting a GIGANTIC Giveaway Day! Just leave a comment to enter and I’ll pick a random winner on December 13th (hat will be shipped by the 20th)! Be sure and leave your email so I can get ahold of you by the 15th – I’m giving away the brown and green bear one, but if you’d really prefer different colors or ears, we can work that out to get you what you want :) I’m even prepared to ship international!
Be sure to head over to SewMamaSew to check out all the other great giveaways!