Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Meet Doug

My friend Kate recently got a new puppy, and what a pup he is!! Here's the picture she took of him.

At first, I thought he might like to be knitted into a sock in an intarsia design. Never mind that I've never done intarsia. I figured it'd be a chance to learn. Here's the chart I made for that.

When I had about a dozen tiny skeins of yarn all flipping around my knitting, I decided (as usual) I'd started too big. Simplify! Simplify! (When will I learn?)

Back to the drawing board. With the new direction that felt appliqué took me, I thought maybe what Doug really wanted to be was a mitten.

Yes. I really think Doug wanted to be a mitten after all.


  1. Wow, he is wonderful! I tried to show him the picture but he got distracted (squirrel!), but he would be so pleased to see himself as a mitten.

  2. It looks as if you have captured every little detail of Doug! How very clever and very kind of you. Your friend Kate is one lucky lady.

  3. Wow! You're one multi-talented lady :) Always a fan - Sherri

  4. What a priceless treasure! All puppies should be so lucky! Beautifully done!

  5. You are AMAZING!
    A M A Z I N G !


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