Tavistock Tortoise is a cute little knitted friend, and also makes a handy pincushion! If you would like to make your own turtle, the knitting pattern is available from the fluff and fuzz Craftsy store
Apple Shaped Coaster - - Knit ePattern, A “GREAT” teachers gift! Remember the days we took an apple to our teacher? Well, now your children can too, only apple will last! A great coaster for coffee, tea, and water bottles. Completed size is 4” by 4 ½”. Use worsted weight cotton yarn for this simple shaping pattern. Make a yellow apple too! Everyone will want one. This coaster is on all our desks at Frugal Haus! Knitting needles, US# 10. $1.75
Knitted food, and especially knitted cupcakes are so great! And the other fun thing you can do with these types of things? If you make them big enough, you can take a plastic film canister, fill it with little bells or something similar, and then sew it into the cupcake to add a nice jingly noise for a baby.