Home of the Blankie Buddy

Cullman, Alabama · 406 Sales


Home of the Blankie Buddy

Cullman, Alabama 406 Sales On Etsy since 2015

5 out of 5 stars
Jenna Wingate

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Jenna Wingate

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5 out of 5 stars
Katherine Tucker

Katherine Tucker on Feb 12, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely perfect! I loved the extra time she took to capture all of Simbas special details. Thank you thank you thank you!

Kathy Trunzo

Kathy Trunzo on Jan 24, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I have purchased several of these patterns and they are wonderful!


emille11 on Jan 1, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing! I got this for my sister in law for her baby shower and she was ecstatic. I can't believe how adorable this is and how much it resembles the puppy dog! Thanks for doing such a fantastic job, I couldn't be happier. May have to get two more made of my two doggies.

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A lifelong bibliophile, my favorite books as a kid were 'The Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds' and 'The World Atlas of Animals'. My fascination with insects came a little later. I enjoy learning and researching about any animal or breed that I design around. When I learned to crochet a few years ago (from a book, of course) I found the tactile experience of working with yarn coupled quite satisfactorily with the trivia in my head.

I share my home with several rescue animals, have spent many years fostering and reforming, loving and spoiling. Anything I earn from my crochet efforts goes to them. All animals deserve a warm bed and a good meal and a comfortable life. I am sure you agree.

When I am not crocheting, I might be knitting (slowly), or out riding my bike, exploring nature, or spending time with family. Most likely I am reading. I enjoy history, cultural fiction, biographies, and philosophy. I must learn new things and appreciate all those who came before us in order to feel rooted in the present. I live a very simple, reflective life and I would have it no other way. Honesty, kindness, and usefulness drive me in all that I do.


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  • Jenna Wingate

    Owner, Designer

    Jenna has a great love for all animals (and crochet!). A great deal of research goes into her blankie designs! You are welcome to inbox her with any critter or dog breed requests and she will be happy to add them to the to-do list!!!

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Last updated on Nov 14, 2016
Frequently asked questions

How do I download the pattern I just bought?

1. Check your email for your receipt. It has a link to download.
2. Go to YOU>Purchases and Reviews at the top of any Etsy page.

What do I need to send you for a Portrait Blankie?

Please see the 'Custom From Photos' listing under 'Custom Order Blankie Buddies'

How difficult are your patterns?

See the blog for full materials and stitches lists as well as my personal star-rating for each pattern.

You can also see the FAQ on the blog that goes into a little more detail about what is generally involved in making a Blankie Buddy:

Are you ever going to make a(n) ___Insert Dog Breed___?

For Custom Orders of dogs or other animals not listed see:
1. Make my Dog Breed
2. I Love My Mutt

If you are seeking patterns in a specific dog breed, feel free to make suggestions. What you request may already be listed on my Working List. Please note that I do not work in any particular order, but I can be prompted to move something up if there seems to be a lot of interest.