My mother knitted a corgi

@boiboing (12882)
Northampton, England
July 29, 2016 8:04am CST
My parents came to stay last weekend and my mother turned up with a gift for us: a knitted corgi. It's not the first time she's knitted an animal. She made a ginger striped cat for my friend a couple of years back and won first prize in the local flower and produce show with another knitted cat. The corgi is about 6 inches (15 cm) long and apparently the greatest challenge was getting his head to sit in the right position. In case you're wondering, I have absolutely NO IDEA why she knitted me a corgi.
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@Jessicalynnt (47895)
• Centralia, Missouri
31 Jul 16
it is super cute, doesnt bark or shed. Never pees on the rug. lol
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@boiboing (12882)
• Northampton, England
31 Jul 16
Won't go for walks with you though.
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• Centralia, Missouri
1 Aug 16
@boiboing it will if you carry it, like one of those ankle biters.
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@boiboing (12882)
• Northampton, England
1 Aug 16
@Jessicalynnt We saw a couple last weekend walking two 12 week old pugs. Only the pug pups were tired and had to be carried home. Cute and not so dumb as they're supposed to be.
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• United States
29 Jul 16
He certainly is cute and a nice gift even if you have no idea why your mom made it
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@zarlamain (24889)
• United States
29 Jul 16
That is really cute! I think if she made a small business online like Etsy out of these knitted animals, she'd do pretty well. She's talented!
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@boiboing (12882)
• Northampton, England
30 Jul 16
I don't think she's looking for a business. She just does it for fun.
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@zarlamain (24889)
• United States
30 Jul 16
@boiboing I think that's wonderful!
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@fishtiger58 (30323)
• Momence, Illinois
29 Jul 16
It's very cute, my sister knits and makes animals for her grandkids.
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@Fleura (7194)
• United Kingdom
13 Oct 16
That's cute, a git fit for a queen : )
@hereandthere (32437)
• Philippines
31 Jul 16
i like corgis, they're cute and funny, and just the right size. i guess she made one because you already have cats?
@celticeagle (119060)
• Boise, Idaho
29 Jul 16
How cute! She probably saw the instructions, wanted to try it and then decided to give it to you to show her work. How nice of her. What a cutie!
@Corbin5 (112832)
• United States
29 Jul 16
Well, it is a darling corgi for sure!!!
@Vivenda (588)
• Portsmouth, England
29 Jul 16
He's very sweet! My 95-year-young mother only knits me gloves now, but she knitted Postman Pat and cat for a craft fair a couple of years ago.
@navkang (114)
29 Jul 16
I love knitting .......
• India
29 Jul 16
Hand crafted gifts are lovely. I remember my mom used to stitch tunics for me when I was a kid. They were unique and lovely.