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Knit-your-own hamster house and other offerings from 'Pet Projects'

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Last week I wrote a story about knitting with dog fur, but today it's all about knitting for the actual dog. Or cat. Or horse. Or hamster. "Pet Projects" (Taunton Press, 2009), a knitting book by UK knitwear designers Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne even has a pattern for something they call a Tortoise Hibernation Tent. Is it gimmicky? Yes! Is it essentially useless? Pretty much! Is it new? Not really -- it originally came out in February. Why am I writing about it despite these shortfalls? Because it just showed up on a cubicle near my desk Wednesday, and it was too delightful (and hilarious) not to share.

More photos (including pugs in hats!) after the jump.


Below two pugs model the Anti-Firework Dog Balaclava. You'll also find photos of the Tortoise Hibernation Tent and two takes on the Floral Dog Coat.

  

PetProjects pugs

PetProject turtle

PetProjects dog sweater  


-- Deborah Netburn

Photos: Diana Miller from the book Pet Projects by Sally Muir and Joanne Osbourne, published by Taunton Press.

 
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