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« on: May 17, 2011 03:12:21 PM »

May I introduce you to Pippin bear Smiley I  made this for my fiance who' about to spend 3+ weeks in hospital to take in with him. I used a pattern by Jean Greenhowe in her 'Traditonal favourites' booklet - but didn't want a yellow bear - so altered the wool and consequently the needle size - I loved the wool I used!

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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2011 05:55:43 PM »

Awww. He's cute. That was really sweet for you to make him.
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« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2011 10:24:08 AM »

What a snuggly bear!  He looks like the perfect companion for recovering at the hospital Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2011 11:38:30 AM »

He's so cute! The colours of the wool almost give him an "already broken-in" look.
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« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2011 05:11:09 PM »

Pippin is lovely and far more like a real bear colour.
The wool looks really soft. Is it alpaca?
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« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2011 05:49:01 PM »

Thanks for all the lovely comments Smiley no he's not alpaca i don't think just normal wool - though i've not kept the ball band so i can't double check!
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« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2011 10:06:47 AM »

Naaaaaaww, how cute Cheesy ! Gorgeous bear, tell your fianc to keep hold of him tight while he's there, he might end up disappearing with another patient Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2011 10:56:11 AM »

Lol that was quick!!!! He should be safe - Chris will be in isolation! Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2011 04:36:47 PM »

Pippin is so cheery looking  that he will be a great hospital companion.

A few months ago, I knit a bear for a clinic - so the patients could have something to hold onto while they received their news (whether that was good or bad).
Shame I didn't have the pattern for Pippin - he looks much more friendly than my knitted bear did.

Wishing your Chris a speedy and painless recovery.
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