Hand-Crocheted Hats, Scarves, and other Warm Fuzzies For You

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This crazy bright monkey is totally relaxed

So that you don't have to choose between doing good in the world and buying a handmade gift to show a loved one that you care, through June 2017, 75% of your purchase at Miniature Monkey Creations will be donated to Washington Won't Discriminate.

Washington's long-standing laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination have ensured fair and equal treatment for everyone. But now, a new initiative, I-1552, singles out our transgender neighbors, family and friends for discrimination. If opponents of equality gather enough signatures, this dangerous initiative will be on the ballot in 2017. Discrimination isn't who we are in Washington, and it has no place in the state we all call home.

This coalition brings together businesses, faith leaders, healthcare professionals, public safety officials and more united behind the belief that discrimination has no place in Washington, and Miniature Monkey Creations is proud to join them.

Read more at http://www.washingtonwontdiscriminate.org/

Welcome to Miniature Monkey Creations, where I have harnessed the power of my disabling chronic headaches to crochet hats, scarves, and other warm fuzzies for you.

You might notice that my crocheted toys have less detailed faces than some others you've seen. That's because I make toys that are truly meant to be played with, and are not just a decoration to sit on a shelf. Highly detailed handcrafted doll faces are often painted or glued on, making the toy more delicate and not washable. After hand crocheting each piece of your warm fuzzy friend, I sew them together firmly with yarn, not thread, and give everything a tug to make sure it won't come apart in your child's hands. I offer you options for eyes, with embroidered yarn eyes being safest for babies and kids under three, and safety or shank eyes and button eyes available for older kids (or adults!). My toys are made with machine washable acrylic yarn and polyester stuffing so they're easy to clean up if they get drooled on or otherwise dirtied, as kids' toys do. Please feel free to really love your Miniature Monkey Creations!

I aim to make regular donations of my crocheted items to local charities. Many of the samples you see in my shop have been donated to people in need. Your purchase helps to support my ongoing charity work and keeps me productive despite living with disability.

Your item is crocheted by me in my fur- and tobacco-free home. I do occasionally burn incense in my yarn room. Please let me know if you're sensitive and would like your item washed with scent- and dye-free detergent immediately before shipping.

I work with synthetics and plant fibers, no animal fibers (except in the rare instance where I personally know the spoiled rotten critters they came from, or if they're thrifted or otherwise reclaimed, which will be clear in the listing).

See something in the sold section that you'd like? Want something a little different than what you see here? Let's talk! I love taking on custom orders.

You can see more of my crocheted stuffed animals here http://goo.gl/ZWksox and other work here http://goo.gl/ku8cJl.

I aim to have custom items ready to ship within a week if I have all the yarn available. I will let you know if a yarn order (usually takes 2 weeks) or my health leads to a longer wait time and give you the option to wait or cancel your purchase.

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A trio of fun!

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I'm happy to discuss commissions for custom baby or other blankets. This one has a matching monkey.

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I love making shawls and take custom orders. More @ https://goo.gl/photos/4R29u257DuyMSvLo9

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Tell me your custom mini-me needs! Pricing start at $40. Use the contact button to start the process

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Seattle, WA, USA

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