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04 February 2012

"I wish I had a hamster"

Six little words and a thought... never spoken or even imagined until today.

I'd want to give him right back!

But today, I have a finished Hamster Cozy and no model. I tried it on a TP tube, but... No. I went in search and came up with bookend -- a mouse holding the books up -- but he's a mouse. Mice are much smaller than hamsters, and he was drowning in the little sweater. I don't have many figurine-type things.

One day, at a price too low to resist, and because it might come in handy as a gift for a certain pig-lover, I bought this:

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A wooden pig-shaped toothpick holder. I think. It could be used for serving hors d'oeuvres -- li'l porkies? -- but there aren't that many holes and it would require constant refilling.

image from www.flickr.com


Today, it works fabulously as a hamster sweater model.

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  • Project: Hamster Cozy for Topper
  • Yarn: Crazy Zauberball
  • Needle: US 3 DPNs
  • Start to Finish: February 2-4, 2012

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Oink, oink!

Comments

That is so cute! I hope we can get modeled shots once the hamster wears it.

Mack is very lucky to have someone as creative (and crazy) as you are for his Aunt! DARLING!

well that just makes me chuckle

That is so cute and hilarious at the same time.

: - ) (words fail me)

That is one warm pig. Cute sweater! Li'l Mr. Hamster will be sooo pleased :-)

I really want to see the hamster in it too. Very cute!

Who's going to put it on the real live hamster.
I want a video of that!

Seriously, this hamster sweater is awesome. I really hope you get to photograph your nephew's hamster wearing it. Please.

What a lucky hamster! I knew you could do it in style. Love it.

OMG that is so freaking amazing. You have made my weekend!!!! You seriously ROCK Vicki! I LOVE IT! Mack, your Aunt ROCKS! Thanks you sooo much!

We will definitely need to see a live modeled shot.

Hee! That's the most adorable thing EVER!!!

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