Santa's Lamb is a punch needle pattern by Donna Munson (My Country Keepers on etsy).
I gifted the rug to dear friend Dolly (who had adopted my foster Eema years ago), so I can now share it with you. With permission, I changed it to Santa's Pug. I'm not sure why, but that little pug face gave me fits and I reworked it 4 times. I'm still not thrilled with it, but I cried uncle.
I also was unsure how to hook the face and could not find wools to my liking in my stash. Isn't that always the case? No matter how much wool one has . . .
So . . . I got expert help from Connie at Wool Yankers. She picked the perfect wools. I hooked the face but was failing miserably on the eyes, so she hooked them for me and she added the beauty line around the moustache. Thank you, Connie. I love the face! I couldn't have done it without you :)
My last major pre-Christmas task is done. I am NOT a baker, but I do bake pumpkin rolls. Since my older son will be home for Christmas, pumpkin rolls are a must. So funny because my younger son will not eat anything pumpkin. Five rolls are now in the freezer. A couple for eating and the rest for him to take home.
Friday is Winter Solstice and the days will begin to get longer. I will gladly take a few more minutes of daylight each day. Hard to believe it is almost Christmas. I know, I say that about everything, but the days, weeks, months and years are flying by at record speed. I am just thankful I am able to enjoy each and every day that I have. I have much to be thankful for.
Thanks so much for stopping by.
Pug hugs :)