A Pug’s Tale

Day 108

This is Chewie.  I made him as a baby shower gift for my friend Holly who is due in December.  She and her husband Chris have a (live) pug of that name.  When I found the book Knit Your Own Dog: Easy-to-Follow Patterns for 25 Pedigree Pooches in the library I  thought it would be a cute gift.  For the record, the subtitle of that book lies:  this was one of the hardest things I’ve knit — and I’ve been knitting for over a decade.  From a certain angle I think his face looks frog-like rather than puggish, and the knit Chewie doesn’t stand up very well.  “That’s okay,” said Holly’s mom, “neither does the real Chewie.”

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One thought on “A Pug’s Tale

  1. Well done! Toys have been some of the hardest things I have knitted too. So much shaping in such small pieces, and then the assembly!

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