Pattern: Woodins (Log)
Yarn: 194 yds Cascade Yarns 220 Heathers in Chocolate Heather (outside), 135 yds Cascade Yarns 220 Heathers in Vinci(lining), 5 yds Mountain Colors 4/8's Wool in Olive (leaves)
Needles: US 7 Knit Picks Options
Timeline: started 05.01.2009; finished 05.21.2009
When I first started this, I was sort of aggravated that I had to make up my own bark pattern as I went. (I was feeling lazy and just wanted to follow something so that I didn't have to think.) However, I absolutely adore it. It knit up pretty fast and the end product is completely adorable. I felted it very, very lightly in the washer (to preserve the aforementioned bark pattern) and then tossed it in the dryer for a little while, just so that it wasn't sopping wet. Then, I stuffed it with a bit of an old pillow, sewed it up, and added the leaves (which I had felted by hand). I definitely need to make some cute little things to live inside of it, though.
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