Friday, August 10, 2007

Elliot

I knew y'all were a creative bunch, and I was pretty impressed with your guesses as to what those things in the last post could possibly be. They weren't water pots or Christmas ornaments or even socks for Smurf legs.

The legs part was right, though.

Meet Elliot.



The pattern is
Elefante, by Susan B. Anderson.

The yarn is leftover Cascade 220. Well, it's not really leftover, since the project I was using it for isn't finished, but we can pretend, right? The pattern calls for six colors, and I only used four. I started the body with six colors, hated it, and started over using only the four colors I used for the legs. I love him (and so does my aunt!) (She told me to say that.)

I used US 3 dpns instead of 4s, for a little tighter knit. I also used buttons for eyes instead of embroidering them on.



I started him Tuesday night, and finished him this morning around 2:30am. He's a gift for my aunt, who is visiting my mom this week. Since I am also visiting my mom, it was the perfect chance to give him to her!



Stay tuned for pictures of Knit Knack's latest outfit...

10 comments:

Dave said...

He's too cute!!

Brenda said...

You continually amaze me!

~Tonia~ said...

He is so cute. Will he get outfits too? ;)

sherry said...

Oh my gosh is that cute!!!

Sarah said...

oh my word he is so cute! I must make one of these for my elephant loving mom!

JenBut said...

I can just see picture books of elephants playing volleyball at the beach. Or maybe snorkeling? They wouldn't really need the snorkel, after all...

MollyBeees said...

Oh. My. Gosh> He is the cutest thing EVER! I love you Elliot!

Kimmie said...

I love him soooo much! And for the record, Elephant was my secret guess for what your project was! I swear - don't you believe me?! I am definitely making one....soon....sometime. I can't wait!

Leone said...

lurve him!

KelInCal said...

Such a cute little guy! Way.to.go!