Friday, 2 August 2013

Baby Mice - free pattern

I love mice - the knitted variety that is - I'm not sure about the real variety, I guess I would get a bit panicky if I met one face to face.  But the knitted ones are wonderful.


I have a growing collection of 4 ply wools - mostly Rowan Fine Tweed - such gorgeous tweedy colours.



The colours always look different - better - when they are knitted up than when they are still in a ball.  So I decided to make some little mice - one in each colour, to act as a sample of each colour.


Swatch mice - that's what they are.  Very useful for comparing and contrasting when planning a Fair Isle project.


So far I have made 10 of the little darlings.  I think I still have about 14 to go - but they are so quick and easy to make, I'll soon have them done.

The mouse factory!

If you would like to make your own little mouse - or mice (they always look better in big numbers, I think) then the pattern is available for free, HERE.


I hope you enjoy this pattern, I'll look forward to seeing your projects on Ravelry.

5 comments:

  1. Very cute Janet. Thanks for the pattern!

    Penny
    x

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  2. So cute! They're so small and delicate. I love the photo of them in a colorful circle together. :)

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  3. Your mice have won my heart! A big TEXAS thank you. Lucy

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  4. Lovely little mice. I really loved your fair isle mouse pattern, so will have to have a go at some of these. They do look lovely all together.

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  5. Sooooo cute!
    There is a children's picture book about several different colored mice.
    I used to read it to my kids.
    Making up several of these for play during and after reading would be so wonderful!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Blessings,
    Neesie in North Caroline, USA

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