Purly Pawprint Patchwork Blanket
The Purly Paw Print Patchwork Blanket, designed by [Lauren 'Deadly Knitshade' O'Farrell], is a canine comfort blanket for homeless hounds who are sent out to be fostered from [Battersea Dogs Home] (London's oldest and largest animal shelter).
The idea is that every blanket Battersea received is put in a ‘doggy bag’ which goes with the dog to their foster home, and eventually to their new home when they get a new owner. It’s like a little part of the world that is just theirs, when everything else is changing.
The blanket is made up of simple 'knit and purl' squares in four different designs: a plain square, a teeny paw print square for miniscule mutts, a medium paw print square for canines of middle size, and a HUGE paw print square for bigger beasts. Sew them all together and you have one woolly comfort blanket for a canine in need of cuddles.
Each paw print represents one of the 1000s of dogs of all shapes and sizes that Battersea has helped to reh