Aiden loves Elmo, so I decided to make a little Elmo doll for him. Before I even had it fully put together he was standing by the bookcase where it was sitting and saying "Elmo Elmo!" I had no choice but to stitch it all together really quickly so I could give it to him. He took to it immediately and started carrying it around like a prized possession :-)
The pattern uses the double knitting technique. This is the first time I had ever heard of that, but it's a really cool way to knit a 3-d creation using 2 straight needles, and I'm hooked on it.