My Saturday was absolutely brilliant.
I woke up at 6, made coffee and made myself comfy and picked up my needles…
I watched these…LOVED the final episodes of Buffy, continued my David Boreanaz indulgence with episodes Bones, knit, knit, knit and knit a bit more.
Sisu wanted out so I put aside my project and let her out.
Felt a little hungry and had some chili that I had bubbling in the crock pot and finally looked at the clock.
It was 5:15pm.
The whole day had been spent in my PJ’s, sitting on the couch and knitting.
Wonderful, perfect and just what I needed.
At the end of the day, I had knit this…
And I an promise you, he is very happy in his new home…
Pattern: Hot Water Platypus by brella (Ravelry link only, sorry!)
Yarn: Cascade Eco (brown) and KP’s Swish (grey) knit on 7’s (4.5mm)
There was a little bit of fiddly-ness with the knitting in the round on small diameters for the head and bill but that was me, not the pattern. I love him very, very much already and used him last night with my warm grain bag. I can’t wait to get a new hot water bottle so I can use my new friend as intended. In fact, I might make another friend because I can see very easily how I’d be able to adapt this pattern to make it into a hedgehog with just the addition of fun fur…and you know how I am with the hedgehogs: