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The Owl and the snake

Owl and snake
Sidra has been down from influenza and skipped school for several days. Today is the fourth day and he’s feeling much better, but the first two days were really bad, so he (and I) was really sad. To cheer him up, I knitted these two animals.

The snake is also a scarf, using the same wool yarn as Sidra’s red cable mittens. Because I only had one skein left, the snake turned out to be pretty short. The owl is knitted with the organic wool sent by Ms. N the other day. I used fabric scraps from Sidra’s shirt to stuff it. The fabric scraps are very soft and in the same colour as the yarn so it wouldn’t show, and I also don’t have to have fibres peeking out from the owl.

In the original pattern, the owl’s eyes were actually the other way around so it looks like sleeping, but Sidra turned the eyes upside down. He said he wanted his owl to smile.

Sidra is very happy with these two, so when he started feeling better, he made two houses for his new ‘pets’.

Snake pattern is Toddler Snake Scarf by crazycatladymel
Owl pattern is Snoozing Ned by Lucinda Guy

12 Responses to The Owl and the snake

  1. kawaii crafter says:

    Your owl is absolutely adorable!

  2. Amanda says:

    Wow, I love the owl!

  3. kirsten says:

    a perfect scarf for a boy! clever idea. i love it.

  4. Berry says:

    Oh I see I’m second here ;o) I nominated you too for Kreativ. I’m so glad I discovered your world!!!

  5. verypurpleperson says:

    Thank you Yoshimi, I hope you stay warm too!

    Wow Antoinette, I’m so flattered! Thank you :)

    Hi Katie, I guess it’s the time of the year, isn’t it? Sidra is better, but unfortunately it’s my turn now :(

    Thanks Tari, Ruyu, and Carla!

  6. carla says:

    OMG, soooo cuuute… Sidra is very lucky to have such a fantastic creative mom

  7. Ruyu says:

    awww, your son is so cute! :) I want to grow up and be like you and sew clothes for my family! :D

  8. Katie says:

    My kids have been sick with the flu as well…small world :). We’re doing much better. Hope you’re little guy is feeling great soon.

  9. Katie says:

    Love these!

  10. taikotari says:

    terlalu keren ini mah… jagoan amat sihhh

  11. Antoinette says:

    They are so cute! Two more beautifully finished projects. Also, wanted to let you know that I nominated you for a blogger award — come see over at http://www.clevergirl.org/2009/01/107-kreativ-blogger-award.html.

  12. yoshimi says:

    Yes, I want it to smile too!
    I love your new pets, they are so cute.
    I hope both of you are feeling better in both meanings now. Stay warm and take care!

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