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aylaanne
02-06-2007, 06:42 PM
Hello folks, knitters, wonderful friends of mine!

I was browsing the internet a while ago and found this knitblogger who had posted the pattern for when she knitted a mumu for her cat. I thought it was cute then, now I really need to find it again (I'm googling like crazy!) because, and you're not going to believe this, but there is a costumed pet parade going on in my town for Mardi Gras, and I want to make mumus for our guinea pigs. Our MALE guinea pigs. They're guinea pigs, they're used to this sort of thing.

Anyways, I wanted to look at that pattern and get some tips for it because the parade is in less than two weeks and I have to get cracking!!!! Anyone know where I can find this?

iza
02-06-2007, 06:49 PM
Is it this one???

http://orangefish1.blogspot.com/2006/09/cat-muumuu.html

dustinac
02-06-2007, 06:49 PM
LOL I can't wait to see your guinea all dressed up..Is this it?
http://orangefish1.blogspot.com/2006/09/cat-muumuu.html

aylaanne
02-06-2007, 07:00 PM
:muah: :muah: :muah: YES!!!!!!! :cheering: :cheering: :cheering: :cheering:

You guys are the bestest!!! Thank you all so much!!!!!

rebecca
02-06-2007, 07:47 PM
Had you seen this (http://www.thedietdiary.com/blog/lucia/190) before?

XbelovedXoneX
02-06-2007, 07:57 PM
Here's how the girl made up the pattern for the guinea pig dress rebecca mentioned!

1. Measure your guinea pig.
There are five key measurements that determine a good fit
(see pic.1):

* From neck to "tail" (#1).
* Around neck - at midway up the neck (#2).
* Chest between front legs (#3).
* From neck to underarm (#4).
* Chest - around the widest part of the chest (#5).

2. Write down all measurements. And make a real-size paper detail

3. Using the needles you have chosen for your weight yarn, make 10cm x 10cm examples of your knitting:

- of your chosen pattern stitch and determine the st and row gauge;
- or in stockinette stitch, or in your chosen pattern stitch.

rebecca
02-06-2007, 07:58 PM
Okay, that site wouldn't get you to the pattern bc it's so old, however I found someone on Craftster that happened to have a pattern in archive, but it's going to take a while to download, so, if you want to try again, have a look here (http://web.archive.org/web/20060420062334/http://209.17.131.1/craft/dress.htm). It's very cute, as a matter of fact, I was going to try to adapt the same dress for Sally one day but haven't gotten around to doing so...enjoy.

aylaanne
02-06-2007, 08:01 PM
That guinea pig dress is so cute! Thanks, y'all, for the other option. I'll measure them and probably cast on tomorrow, I'll let you know what I decide to do (and yes there will be pictures!!!)!