It’s about time! Out first DIY post! Mom decided to
make knit me up some dog bones with a squeaker inside of course! Here’s the inspiration shot:
And you can find the pattern to this awesome DIY dog toy here from KrisKnits!
This is what mom’s turned out like:
Not bad at all! Mom kept swearing about the seaming though. Something about a mattress stitch and shoulder seam. She says great explanations for the sewing can be found here and here. And of course she had to make the pattern a little bigger for me!
Here are her pattern changes:
I’m quite happy mom made me a new toy! And mom’s pretty happy that I have a toy with ‘quality seaming’ so that she doesn’t have to resew it for me in an hour.
Here I am squeaking the Kong squeaker mom put in it….with my nose.
She made a few trying to get the seams and sizing right. Here’s mine beside the original pattern size. Hmmmm, seems a perfect size for Mojo! (Mojo- if your reading, check your door knob tomorrow!)
What do you think? It’s a great way for any knitters out there to use up some spare wool!
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