Badger update

Hi crafty folks, I just wanted to give you and update on the progress of the badger. Here is a little teaser image for you.

I have a first badger finished and it is already sitting on my bedside table. Now you probably are thinking ‘what am I supposed to do with that info?’ Well, when a doll is finished, I always bring it with me to the bedroom, because I want to have it close to me. You know, like when you were a kid and put your new shoes next to your bed. Or was that only me?

Anyway, now you probably will understand I love this badger plushy to bits. It wasn’t easy to create this more realistic shaped pattern and I got stuck many times. I will tell all about that when I publish the pattern. What I can say now is that this crochet badger means a lot to me. Badgers are me favourite animals and after seeing one in the wild this summer it is very special to now have a homemade miniature badger next to my bed. I think this badger radiates my love for the animal and will make a very special pattern for all animal and badger lovers out there.

And one more thing. This crochet badger is brushed and to be sure all the proportions are good before I could do the promo and pattern photoshoot, I had to finish a first badger. I also want pictures in the pattern of how you assemble the animal, so I needed an unfinished doll for that purpose. I am happy to say everything turned out good so that means I will have two almost identical badgers. Maybe I will sell one off them. I have to think about that.

See you next week 🦊

11 Comments

      • Chris says:

        Yes – I’ve been on evening “badger walks” in Sussex and the New Forest in the south of England and seen them snuffling around in the woods. You have to be very quiet! Magical creatures 😍. How lovely that you’ve had that experience too!

  1. Rhonda says:

    He looks wonderful! I, too, like to put something new and wonderful next to my bed – but I’ve never been that excited about shoes. (I know that some kids are very attached to their shoes, though.) My hedgehog popke lived on my nightstand for many months until I made the armadillo and they wanted to be together. The hedgehog has mixed feelings – he’s glad to be with the armadillo but sad not to be on the nightstand. Anyway, I am really looking forward to seeing the badger!

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