Sunday, February 26, 2006

BONUS post! The Rogue Hog, Stuffed.

Here she is relaxing on the sofa...note the delicate features, in spite of her overpowering size...she has antique filigree rhinestone eyes, and a sweet litle worn leather nose, also antique. She's very soft and lovable in spite of her refusal to felt down properly. She lost zero inches in three hot wash cycles and a significant amount of hand scrubbing.

Then she received a visitor when the cat-dog jumped up to say hello. She attempted to be all euro chic by giving him a kiss on the cheek....

but some people have NO sense of class or humor, and she was rudely rebuffed. Since then I've been cuddling her in earnest so she does not feel saddened by the rejection of Mister Mel-evolent Mel-icious, the Mel-odrama Queen.

Rogue Hog is so named because she was made of the same yarn (something from the warehouse on a cone, nameless worsted stuff) I used in my Rogue sweater, and she used quite a bit. Fiber Trends 228x, Huggable Hedgehogs is the pattern, and the finished size should be 7-10 inches when felted. Lil Ro here is about a foot tall...a giant amoung hogs.

5 comments:

may said...

that's sooo cute! :D

congrats on finishing rogue!! it looks awesome!

Persnickety Knitter said...

Very cute hedgehog. Where'd you get the pattern?

Melissa said...

Why do I never remember this kind of pertinent info????

Fiber Trends, 228x, Huggable Hedgehogs at Webs, $5.00 retail

Katy said...

Your Rouge looks great! Will you bring it to drop-in on Thursday (weather permitting...) so we can all see it?

Melissa said...

weather permitting, absolutely!