Today I discovered these stuffed nautical creatures at Nordstrom–Zubels handmade knit toys. I fancy these as a less expensive ($25) alternative to the beautiful knit animals made by Blabla (over $40). Look at the hair on the mermaid! Perfect springy curls for little fingers. The nautical theme is big in our house, so I picked up the octopus (a rattle) and pirate and held them up to little Brim and he went wild for the pirate. And since I go wild for him going wild….
Please welcome Arrr-Nee into the family!