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MerigoldinWA
09-28-2007, 12:47 PM
Myjoyoverflows was making this little bear a couple of days ago and I decided to make one. I did it just like it says (oh, I didn't graft the ends of the arms, just ran the yarn through and pulled), but theirs seemed to have a little more shaping in the feet. :shrug: Maybe I stuffed him too much. I did my face different, and don't know how I feel about it. When I made the eyes they were smaller, but sewing them on made them a tad bigger and he is big eyed. I may try adding a light part to the eye and see if that helps. The yarn is just some scrap I had in my stash, worsted weight with a few little hairys. Thought it might be bearish.;)

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q220/JoodieKadoodie/Other%20Items/MyBubbyBear.jpg

and here is another
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q220/JoodieKadoodie/Other%20Items/Brothers.jpg

Here is a link to the pattern (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall05/PATTbubby.html).

Jan in CA
09-28-2007, 01:05 PM
Cute!

knitgal
09-28-2007, 10:59 PM
Adorable! How can a bear not be cute?

nonny2t
09-29-2007, 06:29 AM
Very Cute!

misstialouise
09-29-2007, 07:08 AM
I love this pattern. I made one for a friend's little girl and she loves it!

With the feet, I found it took a bit of pinching and tweaking to get them to look footish. I'll see if I can find a decent pick of it.

dustinac
09-29-2007, 09:39 AM
:happydance: Very cute!!

momwolf
09-29-2007, 12:00 PM
http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/23/23_5_122.gif

Debkcs
09-29-2007, 12:44 PM
They are adorable! Thanks for the pattern, I may try to get a couple knitted for Operation Shoebox.

Songbirdy
09-29-2007, 12:56 PM
:star::star::star:

Very cute. I've a bear pattern I want to try... maybe in 3 years? :lol: Your's is very sweet!

GiddyKnitter
09-29-2007, 01:18 PM
They look so happy together bless!

Suziblues
09-29-2007, 02:05 PM
aawwww!
how very very very CUTE! :blooby:

SUE

MerigoldinWA
09-30-2007, 01:22 PM
Thanks everyone. I decided to redo the eyes. I took them off and replaced with smaller embroidered eyes. He's different.... better would be a matter of taste. :)

I started another creature from the same pattern with some variations. I'm using grey Lopi wool and size 5 needles and changed the feet so they would be more prominent. I haven't decided if it is a bear or not. May be a cat. :?? I'm thinking an i-cord tail might work well. I'll probably post a picture when he's done, and I only have one leg and two arms and the optional tail to go. :woot:

Mama Bear
09-30-2007, 07:15 PM
Babies love this bear! They are just the right size for their hands to hold and their mouths to chew on.

Mama Bear