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My Sheepdogs

Created using this Craftsy indie pattern

This project was made from an independent Craftsy designer's pattern:

Pocket Puppy »
by Huggable Bears

Other projects made as part of this pattern:

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Toy
Yarn Weight Other
Sizing Other
Style Cute
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What needles did you use? US 6 / 4.0 mm / UK 8

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What materials did you use? Yarn: ModaVera PRIMAL, white, grey and black. The yarn is incredibly soft and cool to touch. Can't stop cuddling the dogs. Other materials: Glass Safety Eyes, Safety Nose (bought online on Etsy); Cat collars fitted with "Made with Love" tags or bells.

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What are you most proud of? The dogs look almost real.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? When using feather yarn it can be difficult stitching the parts together, as the yarn doesn't slide easily. I cut the feathery bits off on the bit of yarn that I use to sew the pieces together.

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wow!!! Your Pocket Puppies are totally adorable! They look like real sheepdogs!

04/12/2014 Flag

What fabulous little guys! Remind me of my Beardies!

05/02/2014 Flag

Adorable! Did you do any trimming around the eyes to get the shaping? (the one on the right looks like your profile picture.)

08/31/2014 Flag

Yes, if the fur/eyelash yarn is long, I do a bit of trimming around/between the eyes. I also trim the muzzle to a nice round shape. Currently knitting another dog(s), one looks even more like my dog in the profile picture. Will post them here when completed. Love this pattern.

09/05/2014 Flag

Hello, just wanted to say how wonderful your knitted sheepdogs are. My granddaughters would love them. Am I able to purchase the patterns. Kind regards Diane

11/28/2014 Flag

Thanks Diane, yes, they are adorable. I bought the pattern here: I adjusted the pattern slightly to achieve the coloured coat by knitting half the body in black, the other half in white. The back legs have white toes, which was a little fiddly, as I ended up with 3 lots of yarn to achieve this. But the legs could also be all one colour. The main thing is to get a suitable yarn. I have not been able to source this yarn again. But have found a similar one at I buy all my yarns there now, as we don't get many yarn supplies in Australia. Have fun!!!

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