Sunday, October 22, 2006

Belated Hedgehog

I finished this a few days ago, but haven't had a chance to get on and get Blogger to upload all my photos.

Essential Stages of Hedgehogness:




The stats:
Pattern: Fiber Trends Huggable Hedgehogs
Yarn: Ella Rae Classic, Lion Brand Fun Fur, and scraps
Needles: 10 1/2 & 11 circular

For all the time it took me to finish this, it was mostly delayed by my running out of fun fur. I know, what a horror. This, in my opinion, is one of the only appropriate uses of fun fur, and it came out well. It's a quick project, and comes out cute. The instructions are lengthy but comprehensive and easy to understand, like most Fiber Trends patterns.

Now... what to name him? Do I keep him? Give him away? Make another in a similarly obnoxious color?

... or just go back to my lace?

Shetland Triangle, at 10 pattern repeats. I've only used about one third of my yarn (thanks to my nifty new kitchen scale, I can figure these things out). Question is, how many more repeats can I do? The shawl calculator I have doesn't seem to be able to do this kind of calculation.


Brenda said...


Those are adorable pictures of you and the hedgehog! I want one!

: )

Brenda said...


If you really want to know how many repeats you can get out of the remaining yarn, that's a fun math problem for Mike. Provide the number of stitches per row you increase. Tell us how many stitches you started with at the beginning, and how many you have right now. He'll figure it out for you.

Sarah R said...

I knew fun fur existed for a reason! He's so cute!

Dove Knits said...

He is so cute! I'm glad y'all resolved your issues and are now friends.

Cristina said...

"brooklyntweed" linked to a great shawl calculator to figure out this very mystery. not sure what his web address is, but i have a link on my blog. good luck!