Thursday, 3 January 2019
Solomon C Gull
Last year I knitted my mum Rowan the Reindeer for Christmas, although he was late due to a hand injury! So this year when my dad sent me a link to a page of knitted and crochet seagulls I kinda guessed he was asking for one.
However I found it really hard to find a pattern that looked nice. The first one I liked the look of seemed to have been taken down and I spent ages looking for another.
Finally I found Solomon C Gull on The Little Song Bird. He looked just like the seagulls I run past in Bournemouth and so with only a couple of weeks till Christmas I bought the pattern and then some wool.
He's made with King Cole Big Value super chunky wool and came out more life sized than I'd realised he would when I bought the pattern! However I think he looks really good and my dad seems very happy.
He was really easy to make and when I had a question and emailed them, they came back to me very quickly with exactly what I needed.
This was a fun project to work on and expanded my knowledge again.
I now have so many possible patterns I could make (knitting, crochet and stitching) I think I will have to give up full time work just to keep up with my collection! Isn't that the dream.