This fall, Garrison and I moved to a beautiful old house in Calvert County, MD – to the west of the Chesapeake Bay.  Our neighbor just had a baby, and I wanted to knit something for her little girl.  I really liked this Deadliest Crab pattern from Knitty, but I decided to give it a local flavor by altering the colors to resemble a blue crab (Maryland’s state crustacean).  I used safety eyes, of course, so little Ella can safely play with Bay-Baby.  So cute!

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For those who want to make a blue crab, I’ve posted the specifics to Ravelry, including yarn color.