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This delightful project is one of many I want to make from Knitted Gifts.

Besides being such a cute little Hobby Horse, it is a lesson on the structure of hand-knit socks. A perfect project for someone who has been thinking of knitting socks. Just look at the un-felted version of the over-sized sock.

After just a bit of felting and some finishing, the sock magically transforms into a toy!

Even though several weeks passed between when I started this project and finishing, it is actually a very quick knit.

Wouldn't you just love to knit this horse!! This giveaway will include Ann Budd's book and the Wool of the Andes yarn you will need in the colors of your choice. All you have to do is leave a comment on this blog. I will draw a name next Friday - March 5th.

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Comment by anadc on March 1, 2010 at 11:06am
I would love to make this for may niece. She would love it!
Comment by SoccerMomKnits on March 1, 2010 at 11:04am
Aww. So cute. I used to have a Hobby Horse when I was little.
Comment by emcknits on March 1, 2010 at 10:54am
I love your blog and podcast. Thank you.
Comment by Knit4Many on March 1, 2010 at 10:19am
That came out so cute!! Is this project on your Ravelry page? I really like this, pretty eyes too. Great job!
Comment by Maggie on March 1, 2010 at 9:54am
It is very cute...:)
It could have been my first felting project, but I have just started a kitty pi. There is nothing wrong with being number two though!
Comment by ineedcoffee on March 1, 2010 at 9:50am
That has got to be the cutest gift ever!!! I love handmade and hand making gifts. What a great idea for a first birthday present.
Comment by Amber on March 1, 2010 at 9:26am
How cute! It would be great to win, socks scare me so I've yet to try, but the hobby horse is so cute, I wouldn't be afraid!
Comment by Sharonknits on March 1, 2010 at 9:20am
I have a grandchild that is crazy about horses.....this would make a perfect gift!
Comment by Kelly Schmidt on March 1, 2010 at 9:17am
What a clever pattern idea! I would love a chance to win the book and yarn for this project.
Comment by hotknitter on March 1, 2010 at 9:01am
I love your blog! So informative, and it provides many creative project ideas. It makes sense that socks could be turned into things - just think about the classic sock monkey. Cute horse, adorable for a little one.

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