Sighthound Charity Snood


Dizzy Lily: A Snood For a Hound 
knitting pattern is available from
Here on Erssie Knits or Ravelry 
All pattern proceeds go 
to Galgos del Sol

You can also apply for a free licence
to make your own snoods for fundraising: 

If you don't knit but want readymade snoods you can buy some from
who donate their own proceeds to dog rescue charities.

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New Pattern and New Hound


Despite not being able to do any commercial work at the moment, something I made ages ago has been featured in the magazine Knit Edge published by the Cooperative Press. This design is called Little Saint and Little Sinner and is a baby sweater with either an angel, or a devil design on the front for a little'un.


After fostering Harry, we found we missed him a lot. He also has issues when walking near other dogs and that was putting a lot of people off adopting him. However, we feel we can train some of that out of him and make his life less restricted. So, we have Harry as part of our permanent household now. He is such a sweet loving boy and very good apart from his aggression towards other breeds of dog. But who can blame him for having a killer instinct when he was trained to chase small things? He was a good racer and so making a good pet will be a little harder than most.



There are so many other dogs that are at Harry's kennels who would make good pets but are overlooked because of their black colour. For some reason people want the Blues, the Brindles or the Black and Whites but not the mainly Blacks. However, we think our Harry makes a stunning Goth dog. Harry has been to a local dog show, where he was one of the most well behaved dogs there. He is also going to puppy socialising classes, to get used to being around other breeds of a small and furry nature and to help him recognise that they are dogs as well and not something to chase or eat.

Reader Comments (1)

I have just found your blog and love the stories. I am not a knitter but am amazed at the patterns.
Do you offer direct purchases of your patterns in premade items? I am interested in two Los Muertos beanies?

October 9, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLeslie

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