If your a kid at heart, or a grandma who wishes she could cuddle with her grand kids all winter long, this is a perfect project. These blankets are fun and simple and can be adapted to virtually any character you wish. I did garfield and granny just to show a few examples. The silly faces make them appealing to children and adults alike, but what I love best is how functional they are. Not only does the hood, booties, and mittens keep you warm but they make it easy to move from place to place with your blanket.
Step 1: MATERIALS
The amount of materials for this project will change according to the character you wish to do, and the person who will be wearing the blanket. For the children size that I did you will need:
*1.5 yards of fleece (or a plush throw)
*scrap felt or fleece for the face/ hood (whatever you desire for your character)
*24"of 1/4in elastic (This is for the mittens/booties. If you are crunched for time or material you could use 2 pair of fuzzy house socks)
sewing machine w/ notions