Halloween Time

I love making Halloween costumes it’s been my thing since my children were born. I’ve made almost every costume they ever worn. One of my fondest memories was laying them on the floor and outlining their bodies on the material needed. I didn’t know how to make a pattern or even use one so I had to be creative.  I also didn’t really know how to use my sewing machine. I just had an idea of what I wanted and determination to get it done by any means. Now mind you these weren’t store quality costumes after being hand stitched but my babies looked magnificent.  Looking back It was such a primitive way to get things done that it totally worked that year for my little Pebbles, BamBam and Fred. I worked hard and felt proud when the Flintstone family went out and Joined the fellow Halloweeners.

So like every Halloween I feel the craving the need and want to create something. Even though my children are now teenagers and their ideas differ from mommy’s ideas on what’s “cool” doesn’t mean I can’t try. I’ll sneak something in 🤔.

For now I’ll be happy creating my first pumpkin beanie pattern made for knitter beginners. This toddler beanie is knitted flat using Knit and Purl stitches not made in the round and when finished is closed or put together by a whip stitch. The pattern was made to help strengthen your technique in the standard Knit, Purl stitch. It’s simple and fun.

Here’s what it looks like so far. When I’m finished it will go to my nephew.



Can’t wait for the finished product! Will post it as soon as I am done.

Do you have a creative Halloween project that you look back at with fond memories? Feel free to share I always love a good story🤗








About doublepointedlove

My domain name doublepointedlove derived from my love of knitting. My first knit project was a pair of socks for my husband in which I had to use 5 DOUBLEPOINTED needles. If you ever worked with them it’s quite intimidating. I was determined to make these socks and when I finished I fell in LOVE. Now since then I have created scarves, hats, blankets, sweaters, whatever I could. I did this for many years and wanted to try something new. Now I’m creating paper flowers for photo backdrops and crepe paper flowers for bouquets. Hot glue burns and paper cuts are now my reality. I have made this my full time job and enjoy every second. And though my focus has changed since I started with this domain name I won’t change it because, it reminds me of how my love of art started from a set of double pointed needles!
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2 Responses to Halloween Time

  1. LittleFears says:

    Not that into Halloween in the UK. We like the horror movie side of it but often leave the rest. 🙂

    Might try and do a run of special Hallows Eve fears stories near the time though… 🙂


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