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Have you seen the free pattern for the pickle ornament? Well, I love the entire kit of ornaments and while I don't actually like pickles....I had to make this one.

Meet Fredrick, the Giant Pickle


I happened to have a small amount of Swish on hand so I decided to just make a giant pickle. I went up to size 4 needles & whipped him up in an evening. I decided to give him some eyes...and he has some accessories that he'll show off at a later date. :)


I'll probably make a smaller one to hide in my family's Christmas tree...but Fredrick is going to keep watch over my desk.

Now I really need to get back on to working on the Calluna Cardigan...I put it off because it got so hot here, but now that it's cooled off, I'm excited to get this finished for the fall!

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Tags: calluna, citytweed, patterns, pickle, swish

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Comment by Cat Lover on September 28, 2009 at 7:54am
The pickle needs clothes now.
Comment by dinasmiles2 on September 17, 2009 at 7:46pm
Love the pickle-he's too cute! haha Very funny to have him (it) hiding in the leaves!
Comment by BabblingStacey on September 16, 2009 at 4:55pm
Thanks everyone :) It was really fun to make...I guess i just like to weird things anthropomorphic. :)
Comment by Andrea R Reed on September 16, 2009 at 2:21pm
oh he is so adorable!!!
Comment by Shelli Martineau on September 16, 2009 at 10:50am
OMG so funny... lol.
Comment by Sock Girl on September 15, 2009 at 1:08pm
What a kick!
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on September 15, 2009 at 9:16am
I liked the first one they showed... with eyes, mouth and mustache. It looked the part.
Comment by AmyL on September 15, 2009 at 8:59am
I like the pickle better with the eyes! Nice addition!
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on September 14, 2009 at 7:41pm
Frederick is adorable... I may have to make one... I think I have some left over green from my Sheldon.

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