OK, I think I'm a little burnt out on teddies for the moment. I suppose that's what happens when you make six of them in two weeks. As you can see, I got more creative as time went on, and I certainly got better at embroidering their faces! The green one is my favorite; it was my first attempt at a fair isle pattern, so I learned a lot about pulling too tight, and also about what happens when you accidentally read the chart backwards for a row. I'll send off my teddies to
soon. And maybe I'll make another den of bears when the urge strikes again!
(P.S. The maroon one has a really cool cable pattern that doesn't show up at all in the photo.)
Posted by: Jill at July 27, 2006 04:55 PM (VZQjF)
gotta love the bears!!!BUT....did you use up all the scrap yarn????
Posted by: debey at July 27, 2006 06:32 PM (Hyowy)
Those are adorable! You did a great job on them, and I know they'll get lots of TLC when they arrive at their destination.
Posted by: Nancy at July 27, 2006 07:24 PM (SHVUj)
Sarah... OH MY GOSH!!!
My dad taped some Knitty Gritty shows after you were talking about them - and I was so excited that he got the "Knitting for Peace" one.
I am amazed at the fair isle pattern
The green one is definitely my favorite, too.
Your own "Knitsters" miss you a lot.
Posted by: The Girl at July 27, 2006 08:04 PM (qBefm)
Posted by: Kalroy at July 27, 2006 09:56 PM (9RG5y)
How much would you charge to make one of these cuties for my one year old niece? I'm serious, e-mail me and let me know!
Posted by: Oda Mae at July 28, 2006 02:51 AM (FmIVz)
Love the blue and white one on the far right.
He's clearly a referee of some sort of Bear
Football League. TOUCHDOWN!
Charlie isn't trying to eat these,is he?
Posted by: MaryIndiana at July 28, 2006 03:40 AM (YwdKL)
Dang. I stay away for a few days, and I'm totally behind on your blog!
The bears are awesome though! I can't wait to start some of my own!
Posted by: Erin at July 29, 2006 11:20 AM (idTPW)
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