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xKikaiderx
« on: May 17, 2007 08:19:06 AM »

Long story short (there are TONS more details and pics on my blog). I wanted to felt something but I don't know how to use a washer, so it had to be small. I didn't want something I'd never look at again, so I opted for a catnip mouse. It's made from KnitPicks Wool of the Andes in the color Carrot. It's a really pretty burnt orange color. 100% hand felted. I'm so excited that it turned out so great. Mr. Mouse is stuffed with catnip and polyfil. The color is more accurate in the top pic, although it's still washed out by the flash.

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I plan on making tons more since the entire thing took maybe two hours. Smiley
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Zanna
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2007 08:32:20 AM »

Here kitty, kitty!  I bet your cat will love that!
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Sushi the Great
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2007 11:24:28 AM »

So cute!  Did you stuff him after he was felted, or before?
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xKikaiderx
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2007 10:30:33 AM »

I stuffed him after then sewed him up with the remaining tail of yarn. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2007 03:18:07 PM »

What a cute idea, I think I might make one for my kitty, he loves all thing made of wool  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2007 12:05:14 PM »

I need to make something like this too! Maybe then my cats will stop chewing on my un-knit yarn Embarrassed
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lisascenic
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2007 06:32:44 PM »

Very cute!  I made something similar a while back with an i-cord tail:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=20858.0
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quiltqueen
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2007 07:10:11 PM »

cats love them!!
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