When Pincushions Made Presents

The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed a lack of blogging about knitting recently.  There was a good reason for this, it was super sekrit knitting, which I feel always the best kind.

The first project was a Lizard, for well, let us just call her Lizard.  After all I do.  To be honest the most surprising thing about this project was how long it took me to get around to knitting her a Lizard.  Also it is by far the rudest thing I have ever knitted.

      

Then I moved on a Guinea Pig  (NOT a Hamster, Gerbil or other small furry rodent I thank you ;) )  as clearly this is what you must knit your Guinea Pig keeping friend.  Not just any old kind of Guinea Pig though, but a thoroughly piratey one.  I am very fond of this piggy as he is made up of at least Three Different Patterns,  an ounce of luck and a few deep breaths.  Yet all along I knew he would turn out just fine, because nice surprises don’t go wrong (well not that kind of wrong).

   

Finally we have this Lovely Ladybird which I knitted for my mother in one evening.  This was the fastest I have ever knitted anything and I was oddly unphased by it.  I’d thought of the idea a week or so before and chose a ladybird because way back in Year 7 I made a pencil case with a ladybird potato stamped design.  I gave it to my mother and she still uses it to this day.  I may not have made many things at School but most of them are still functional!

          

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Aspiring Spinster Detective who likes nothing better than to watch some cricket. My world goes by with a little help from gin, vino, tea and cake.
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6 Responses to When Pincushions Made Presents

  1. aitchemelle says:

    I feel very honoured :) Thank you once again for my piglet!! He is very content on my bookshelf!! :)

    • Bertie says:

      Yes, how very dare the world to not have knitted more teeny tiny piglets for me to find a pattern. At least you can safely say he is unique. xx

  2. Nellie says:

    I like that you have a tag called ‘teeny tiny things’, I find it pleasing.

  3. Liz says:

    The knitted lizard is a very fine lizard indeed. And is purple :)

  4. Pirate guinea pig.
    Guinea pig pirate.

    …I may have ever-so-accidentally squeed aloud when I saw those photos.

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