Long time no post. I’ve been dutifully cranking out puppy parts. Here are the bodies (in the back) plus piles of feet (not quite finished):
I’m getting a little tired of these dogs. I’m remembering why I don’t knit toys very often. They are Fiddly with a capital F. I’m not afraid of seaming, but I don’t love the way these look stuffed with polyfill. They are awfully lumpy. I think if I had to do them again, I would buy big rectangular sponges and design the dog body to fit the sponge. Then it would be firm and rectangular.
You may have noticed that behind the puppies is a Christmas tree! We went to our favorite tree farm yesterday and selected a lovely Turkish fir. We also got the StandStrait tree stand and I’m told it’s worth every penny of the $29.99 charged. Easy breezy.Doesn’t Boy 2 look like Elmer Fudd in this hat? I love it.
Boy, knitting toys really makes me want to knit a sweater. Soon, my Cerisara, soon….