Simon the Schnauzer

I made this for My pack of wonderful grandchildren

Created by: Hazel H

  • Project Details

    About

    Continuing with the dog obsession, Simon joins the pack! Paddy and Granny came up with names and Paddy chose Simon. I wanted Fritz but was overruled by a 3 year old who assured me Fritz wasn’t a real name and I’d made it up!

    Pattern

    Schnauzer by Amanda Berry

    This pattern can be found here:
    www.deramores.com

    Needles & Hooks

    • Single Point 3.75mm (US 5) 25cm

    Accessories

    • Tapestry Needle
    • Stitch Markers
    • Stuffing
    Other : Black and fawn DK yarn plus 12mm toy safety eyes and some light blue yarn and a bead for the collar.

    Measurements

    Notes: Simon measures 23cms tall, standing which is 1cm more than the pattern states but I probably overstuffed him. I knitted the nose rather than stitched it on; I’ll be knitting his pal in grey next; named Fritz!!!

    Tags

    Craft

    craft-knitting Knitting

    Skill Level

    difficulty Intermediate

    Status

    project-state Complete
    Started on: Jun 13, 2019 Finished on: Jun 15, 2019
  • Comments

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    24 Comments

    • Christine R

      Preston

      Simon it is then, a perfect Schnauzer and a perfect back story.
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        Thanks Christine, it’s all alliteration when you’re three but I got my Fritz too!
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    • Pam S

      Eldwick, Bingley

      What a sweet !
      I want one 💕
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        Thanks Pam, they’re easy to do except for the ‘musch’ - very fiddly but satisfying in a weird way!
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    • Michelle M

      MELBOURNE

      Do you realise you now have a six pack Alison, I bet you never thought you would have a six pack at your age.lol.😂😂😂😂
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        A seven pack now! Is that a thing? 🤪
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    • Michelle M

      MELBOURNE

      Hello Hazel,Ohh Simon is just gorgeous, you have got his musch(that means beard and moustache, in schnauzers language)just perfect, I love the colours, and you know what he has the inquisitive wee eyes they have.😊 You are having so much fun making these wee babies, and I see you put a request in to Amanda for a Great Dane woo hoo that means I get to name it,pretty please.😁😁😁😁can't wait to see your wee grey schnauzer.
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        Michelle, thank you so much! I think Amanda will think we’re both nuts! But if she does do a Great Dane Pattern, then I’ll knit it and you can name it! I’m pleased that you like Simon and that his Musch is okay. It takes a while to do it and I wasn’t sure if I’d got it right.
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    • Vix

      North Walsham

      Just got to love Paddy so funny
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        Yes Vix, he is very sharp for three . Some of the things he comes out with! He loves the dogs thank goodness.
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      • Vix

        North Walsham

        @Hazel H: Ezra our 2 year old grandson is the same bright as a button. I was struggling to get his converse boots on when I finally managed he said well done Nanny Vix. I love the fact Paddy insisted it was a made up name 😂
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        @Vix: Don’t you think that our grandchildren are so clever or is it we never had time to notice with our children? Paddy is very observant and very bold!
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      • Vix

        North Walsham

        @Hazel H: probably a bit of both but it is just so funny when the toddlers talk like they are 20!
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        @Vix: you’re so right! What amazes me tho’ is that Paddy uses words in the right context - you just wonder how he knows!
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    • Denise C

      He's lovely! I could pick him up and give him a cuddle!
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    • Dianne S

      Glasgow

      You’ve made a lovely job of him, your grandchildren are lucky!
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        Thanks Dianne! I’m glad you like Simon and I hope my grandchildren do when they meet him!
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    • Alison B

      Portsoy

      He is just adorable, of course his name is Simon! How can it be anything else grandma! But his brother can be Fritz!! Which I think sounds wee bit more like a schnauzer. He is lovely and I love the colours you have knitted him in ,he is gorgeous 😊
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        Thank you Alison, I might get away with Fritz for the next one!
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    • Lynne T

      Chippenham

      Well done Hazel, he even has the Schnauzer attitude, great job.
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        Thank you Lynne and a Schnauzer in grey is on its way, just for you!
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      • Lynne T

        Chippenham

        That's great Hazel, my two are anxious to see the result, they keep begging me for a new playmate.
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      • Hazel H

        St. Helens

        @Lynne T: Your two look so beautiful, I hope I can do them justice!
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