I know it's only June, and that's a little to early to be thinking about Halloween costumes. However, I am someone who like to play to my strengths-- and so I've decided that a smart parenting style for myself will be to become one of those parents who lets my child wear costumes and super hero garb YEAR ROUND. This will increase my value to Amelia, and also provide us with the maximum amount of hilarious photos for us to embarrass her with once she starts getting boyfriends.
With this in mind, I've created the first of many, many costumes for her to
Here is the pattern and a photo tutorial of how I did it, in case you want to knit one for your little monster: Max Hat and Wolf Mittens.
So--other moms-- you can keep your orange slices, stain removers, and profanity-free sunday school lessons-- I don't need them! My daughter will be the one in the corner with the cape on-- and she'll be looking so awesome that no one will hear me anyways.
update: I wrote a book! You can order a copy and view a complimentary crocodile hat knitting pattern here!