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My cheeky bagpiper (not for the easily shocked!)

(27 Posts)
Witzend Mon 16-Nov-20 16:50:27

After a couple of minor adjustments he’ll probably go on eBay tomorrow, all proceeds to Prostate Cancer UK.

He’s not as elegant as the chap posted by Jane10 before - I think his maker must have elongated the pattern- but I’m quite fond of him.

fevertree Mon 16-Nov-20 16:55:32

Are you sure it is only the pattern that is elongated ... wink

Before he goes on eBay, perhaps you could offer him to Soop, she wanted one for her husband.

I like him. Very well interpreted and very smart!

Beechnut Mon 16-Nov-20 16:57:25

Somethings knee length 🤣

Pittcity Mon 16-Nov-20 16:58:53

🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Witzend Mon 16-Nov-20 17:02:21

He’s got very short legs! But that’s down to Jean Greenhowe’s pattern - she wasn’t thinking of cheeky extras!

@fevertree, I was thinking of auctioning him, albeit with a fairly low reserve.

We’ve lost 3 good friends to prostate cancer, and a relative plus another friend have it, so fingers crossed he’ll raise more than a couple of fivers.

Sar53 Mon 16-Nov-20 17:02:37

Love it 🤣🤣🤣

FannyCornforth Mon 16-Nov-20 17:08:55

Joking aside - you've done a beautiful job there, well done, it's fabulous.
If I knew someone who it would be a good gift for I would happily pay £30+.

FannyCornforth Mon 16-Nov-20 17:11:11

At auction for charity I'd pay £50 plus

Jane10 Mon 16-Nov-20 17:18:46

Well gosh. What a, er talented chap!! Knee length. Blimey.
Well done Witzend!

downtoearth Mon 16-Nov-20 17:21:33

Can nearly tuck it in his socks grin

Lona Mon 16-Nov-20 17:37:55

But why would he want to? wink

Blossoming Mon 16-Nov-20 17:47:18

Great job !

Kittye Mon 16-Nov-20 17:58:05

downtoearth 😁

Kittye Mon 16-Nov-20 17:58:46

Lona indeed 😉

fevertree Mon 16-Nov-20 18:06:29

Witzend that is a indeed a worthy cause, and he could make a lot of money, being such a handsome specimen smile

Grannynannywanny Mon 16-Nov-20 18:09:16

Well done Witzend, I love it!
Has he got a name? Maybe you should ask for suggestions on here. I think there will be plenty of fun suggestions.

Squiffy Mon 16-Nov-20 18:14:25

Grannynannywanny I think the norty step would be overflowing! wink

Witzend Mon 16-Nov-20 18:20:39

Well, I did think of Big Willie McSomething or other, but that’s rather OTT, so maybe I’ll just call him Hamish the cheeky bagpiper. Not sure he looks like a Hamish, but I’ve always liked it.
Or another decidedly Scottish name - what does he look like? I think he looks like a Rufus, but I don’t think that’s especially Scottish, is it?

toscalily Mon 16-Nov-20 18:21:02

Grand looking chap in his kilt with quite long bagpipes. smile

Spinnaker Mon 16-Nov-20 18:25:45

I'd settle for Oor Wullie grin

Grannynannywanny Mon 16-Nov-20 18:27:41

Squiffy you read my mind😂

Jaxjacky Mon 16-Nov-20 18:38:54

How clever Witzend so much patience 👏👏

Parsley3 Mon 16-Nov-20 20:12:26

Well a true Scotsman wouldn’t wear breeks under a kilt so well done for being authentic.

TrendyNannie6 Mon 16-Nov-20 20:24:36

He is wonderful. Well Done

Xander Mon 16-Nov-20 20:45:32

Can not better Spinnakers name for him!