My knitted seahorse

my-knitted-seahorse-3So I finally got around to knitting the vintage seahorse pattern I found on eBay.

It only took me a couple of hours to make and the pattern was easy to follow.

Instead of using the yarn suggested in the pattern I used some left-over sock yarn in ocean-inspired colours, and because I didn't have any felt I made the seahorse's eyes from turquoise seed beads.

The end result was much smaller than the one suggested in the pattern because I used size 2 needles and sock yarn - the piece measures just 5 inches. I gave it to my husband as a Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) present - now I just have to keep it away from Farfl!

If you would like to try knitting your own seahorse click on any of the links below (they are all items from FanncyNancy) and then click on the link underneath "Visit seller's store". This will take you to

's store which is called "

". Then type "seahorse" into the search box on the left side of the eBay store page and it will pop up.

You can also visit Nancy's website Vintage Home Arts here.

I think my seahorse turned out pretty well! What do you think?

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5 Responses to “My knitted seahorse”

  1. Nancy Oram says:

    I love how this turned out – adorable! I would like to use the photo on my blog, with your permission.

    ~FanncyNancy on eBay

  2. Rill says:

    Yes! Absolutely! If you want to go to my Contact Page and send me your email address I can send you the original photo. Also, let me know the address of your blog and I’ll post it here.

  3. Rill says:

    Here’s a great seahorse crochet pattern – I will make up a copy and post a blog about it! http://magicalmaus.blogspot.com/2010/07/seahorse-crochet-pattern.html

  4. Sharon says:

    I would like to see a picture of the knitted seahorse. How can I get the pattern if I like it?

  5. Rill says:

    Hi Sharon

    Thanks for letting me know that you couldn’t see the picture – something screwy’s happened to my Media Library. I’ve restored the image so I hope you can see it now.

    Here’s a link to the seahorse pattern – you can buy it directly from Nancy!

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