Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Sally




Sally, from the newest Knitty, is finished! She was a fun, and actually not too long knit. I think I started her the week before christmas. She's quite a bit bigger than the pattern, 18 inches. Part cause that just happened to be the size she ended up with the yarn I used (that lions brand vanna stuff) and also cause I did want her to be bigger, and on bigger needles. I didn't change much, I think I accidentally did the dress longer than the pattern called for, I did the dress neck different too by omitting the yo's. I also gave her a belly button.
As you can see, her new friend (my niece) is liking her so far, she's doing the I'm-too-tired-to-be-tired wandering around the house. I think everyone should knit a sally!!!!

5 Comments:

Blogger Eryn said...

Every fairy needs a bellybutton! Sally's beautiful.

1:15 PM  
Blogger Paige said...

This is the first Sally I have seen finished. She's great and it looks like your niece thinks so too! www.paperstarfish.prettyposies.com

7:33 PM  
Blogger Batty said...

Sally is being loved! What a happy fairy, and she came out very pretty too.

9:37 PM  
Blogger Georgiann said...

So cute (niece and fairy)! Isn't it nice to make something that gets loved?

10:11 PM  
Blogger IrishgirlieKnits said...

How absolutely adorable is she!! Your neice too!!

My sister (a grown-up sister no less) would love one!

2:21 AM  

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