Any knitters who could help me with a Christmas present?

(23 Posts)
stayathomegardener Thu 10-Nov-16 22:20:28

Hi, I'm looking for someone who could knit a dog for DD that looks like her dog for Christmas, I do already have a pattern.
In the interest of not drip feeding DD is 17 (didn't want to conjure up a vision of a cute toddler!)
Should add very happy to pay.

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PurpleOwl86 Thu 10-Nov-16 22:22:12

Is it knitting or crochet? I could help if it's crochet smile

stayathomegardener Thu 10-Nov-16 22:26:30

DD with said dog.

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stayathomegardener Thu 10-Nov-16 22:31:06

This is note that came with the patten, so knitting although a crocheted whippet sounds lovely.
Not sure if the two are transferable, my knitting skills only extend to making scarfs when small and crocheting strings with a French doll "thing".

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stayathomegardener Thu 10-Nov-16 22:32:00

Please note that this is a knitting pattern and not a completed item.

The pattern is quite easy to follow if  you have some knitting experience, using one strand of Double Knitting yarn and size 4mm needles, this pattern makes a Small Danny who measures approx 10 inches long and 8.5 inches high.

Danny the READ Greyhoung works with Corridor Therapy Dogs to help children improve their literacy and is regularly featured on the website.

If you have any difficulty whatsoever with the pattern, I am happy to offer help and advice and you can email me at

Please note: all my knitting patterns are designed and written by me and printed out on an inkjet printer.

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dingledel Tue 15-Nov-16 19:53:00

Do you still need someone to knit this? x

stayathomegardener Tue 22-Nov-16 12:07:53

I have a Mumsnetter who is going to knit this for me dingledel.

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stayathomegardener Tue 22-Nov-16 12:20:48

Nose dot and chest.

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stayathomegardener Tue 22-Nov-16 12:22:54

Feet front and back.

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liz70 Tue 22-Nov-16 12:28:58

Waves to your DD from a fellow whippet mum. smile

stayathomegardener Tue 22-Nov-16 12:53:22

Hi Liz, Am very excited can't wait to see DD's face Christmas morning as it changes from cute whippet to omg my whippet.
No pressure Peppermum!

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liz70 Tue 22-Nov-16 13:40:22

We'll need pics, of course! smile

(NP, PM. wink )

peppermum Wed 23-Nov-16 18:24:50

What's his name?

peppermum Wed 23-Nov-16 18:33:53

He's ready!

bilbodog Wed 23-Nov-16 19:14:18

OMG he is fabulous!!

peppermum Wed 23-Nov-16 22:08:27

Thanks bilbodog!

stayathomegardener Thu 24-Nov-16 18:19:15

Peppermum he is perfect! I am totally in awe of anyone who can knit but you have surpassed my expectations.
Thank you so much.
Will PM you re exchange smile

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stayathomegardener Thu 24-Nov-16 18:21:53

I love the paw interpretations...considers Peppermum an artist!
DD really is going to be surprised.

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stayathomegardener Thu 24-Nov-16 18:23:06

He's called Billy grin

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peppermum Wed 07-Dec-16 14:22:50

Knitted cat and actual cat!

stayathomegardener Sun 18-Dec-16 23:50:51

Stocking presents wrapped and tiny dog inspecting.
So pleased Peppermum

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stayathomegardener Wed 21-Dec-16 18:48:19

Just testing!

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peppermum Wed 21-Dec-16 20:53:10

Both the dogs look cute! I hope she loves him! Your stocking presents look beautiful. Merry Christmas smile

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