Thursday, November 25, 2010

My Creative Space: Progress on the Secret Project! Also, a Moose!

Work on the Secret Project continues! Last time I had the problem of figuring out how to stuff it - well, my mom came to my rescue, as moms tend to do.

She found in storage an old foam mattress I could take, wash and use. (Actually, she did the washing too. Yay!) A fine solution methinks. Always good to recycle something that isn't needed.

The mattress was 5 cm (2") thick, so I had to cut out and shape several layers to create the needed shape.

Fortunately the material was easy to work with using scissors. Such things are not my strong suit and sure, the surface could have been evened out more, but it doesn't show on the outside of the knitted piece.

So, the little dude is taking shape and I'm ridiculously pleased with how it's turning out. I've knitted 19 pieces so far, so there's still a few more to go. Maybe next week you can see him finished, in his proper place on our couch! Still a chance to guess what this is until then. :)

In other crafty news, here's is a sneak peek of a little knitted moose lady:


Her name is Marigold and I've been working on her pattern this week. The pattern should be ready soon, and once it is she will get a full introduction on this blog! Stay tuned!

Want to see the creative spaces of others? Head on over to Kootoyoo's blog for a look!

(PS: There's a SALE at my Etsy shop! Check out this post for details!)

11 comments:

Chantal said...

The Moose is so sweet!

Ooty said...

oooh I looovet your moose, too cute =))

Alex said...

The moose is adorable! I'm thinking it could be an octopus with a hat :-)

Lucie said...

Marigold the moose is so cute!

Naturally Carol said...

Hi Morgan, thanks for the lovely comment on my blog! I love Marigold, she is georgeous. She is the first knitted moose I've ever seen! I am about to check out your etsy shop as well...

Cat from Raspberry Rainbow said...

Love your secret project, looks very interesting!
And your moose is WAY too cute!

Seaside Siblings said...

The moose is too cute!

donauluft said...

lovely moose!
and I have no idea about your secret project....I´m curious!

The Handmaden said...

Hello, thank you for visiting me. Marigold is a real cutie!

Teek said...

that moose it to die for..
thanks for stopping by

Mami Made It said...

Love, love, love the moose!

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