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I’m going to knit that cheeky bagpiper

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Witzend Mon 02-Nov-20 22:30:12

All my Christmas knits are finished, I need a project for lockdown that isn’t housework or clearing out cupboards, and I have so much yarn to use up.
It was going to be jumpers for hens, but apparently the hen experts don’t think they’re a good idea.

Not sure what I’ll do with my bagpiper - maybe an auction on EBay for the prostate cancer charity?

Blossoming Mon 02-Nov-20 22:34:57

Little hats for prem babies ?

Witzend Mon 02-Nov-20 22:37:08

Photos from Jane10’s original post a while back, in case anyone doesn’t know what I’m talking about!

MissAdventure Mon 02-Nov-20 22:44:37

You're so clever. smile
The piper is great!
(Pssst! soop really wanted to buy one as a present)

Chewbacca Mon 02-Nov-20 23:17:46

That's awesome Witzend! I envy any one who completes a project that even vaguely resembles what's it's supposed to be. I recently bought a needle felting kit of a grey fox and a red fox. When they were finished my neighbour saw them and said "Oh, how lovely! A red penguin"!grin

Witzend Tue 03-Nov-20 08:09:15

A red penguin is surely a precious endangered breed, @Chewbacca! (Or else your neighbour had forgotten her glasses.)
Let’s see how my piper turns out. It’s far from the easiest pattern I‘ve ever tackled, though I’m sure the clarity of Jean Greenhowe’s patterns will help.

You’ve reminded me to google or YouTube needle felting. I keep reading about it, but still haven’t got a clue what it is!

Jane10 Tue 03-Nov-20 09:24:59

Witzend please post pictures of the result of your knitting.

Witzend Tue 03-Nov-20 15:01:54

Wasn’t sure I had quite enough, so have just been to get some yarn - dusky pink with a purplish tinge - for his poor wind-chilled nether parts.
I have plenty of everything else.