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28 Nov 2008

Finished Objects Friday: The Day the Bear Got a Face.

Filed under: Knitting — Tags: , , , , — Cat @ 8:24 am
Baby Bear

Baby Bear

I finally got round to giving Baby Bear a face.  He seems rather happy about it. This bear is for the Mother Bear Project that one of my groups on Ravelry is supporting this winter.  I adapted the pattern so that I could knit him in the round.  If you remember, I started with the sweater and then added arms, legs and finally head.  I followed a lot of the ideas from the Campesino Doll Purse I made last year for my niece.  I will write up the pattern sometime.  Don’t hold your breath though.

I’ve been having quite a finishing jag.  Diane’s hat is to go with the scarf I finished earlier.  I knitted Grumperina’s Shifting Sands Scarf and as I had yarn left over, I made a hat using the shifting sands pattern:

Diane's Hat

Diane's Hat

I also finished October’s Washcloth, which was Lotzastitches King Charles Brocade done in seasonal orange.

Octobers Washcloth

October's Washcloth

Pattern: King Charles Brocade
Needles: US 5
Yarn: Zitron Polo, colorway 81 (orange)
Start Date: October 9 2008
End Date: November 8 2008

Comments:  Since I was using a much heavier yarn I cast on less stitches (42) so that I had three pattern repeats across.

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2 Comments »

  1. Yay, the Bear is finally finished. I think Diane’s hat looks quite nice as well.

    Comment by Lisa — 29 Nov 2008 @ 11:01 am

  2. The bear is VERY cute!!!

    Comment by Robert Squier — 30 Nov 2008 @ 9:59 pm


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