A Welsh Dragon

I’m swamped with editing work at the moment. So, in lieu of writing, I thought I’d share a recently finished object:

He’s made with wool from West Yorkshire Spinners and a pattern from the book Crochet Ever After by Brenda Anderson.

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  1. He’s gorgeous and 100% realistic πŸ™‚

  2. Adorable!

  3. He is very handsome!

  4. He is most impressive!! I can imagine him, not as a scarf, but as a standing model beside my gorgeous water dragon, Arthur! You have magic in your hooks Dr Snail!!

  5. nettyg

     /  August 20, 2015

    Wonderful! Love the colours

    • Yes, they look good together – I did go to a real yarn shop to buy them to make sure they really were right – the colours on a screen are never true to life, are they?

  6. Gorgeous work Ms Snail πŸ™‚

  7. Draig golygus iawn, dear Snail. Traditional colours, and a friendly expression, too! His scales look a bit like red poppies on a green field.

    • He has come out just as I planned – I did wonder whether I would be able to find yarn in just the right colours, and was lucky to be able to do so… as I said to nettyg, I did go to a real shop to select the colours, as what you see on a web site does not always look like what you get in the parcel through the post!

  8. Sooooooooooooo cute x

  9. Warming he is! To fight off the fierce winters!

  10. I love his scales! And his sweet big nose.

    • I’m delighted with the scale stitch – it’s easy and quick once you get the hang of it. I did modify the design a bit (as usual), but the scales were perfect. I’m planning to use the stitch for other projects… dragon-scale gauntlets, perhaps.

  11. ourworldheritagebe

     /  August 23, 2015

    He’s perfect! Love him!

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