French Fox

I made a French Poodle back in March. I thought it’d be fun to make a French fox!

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He has a linen jacket that I made from reclaimed linen table napkins. The fabric is such a perfect worn blue-green.

He has a cigarette of course.

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Under his jacket he’s wearing a navy blue and grey/white cashmere pull-over sweater.

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He has a kerchief in one pocket and a notebook in the other.

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His linen shopping bag has a baguette, some cheese, and a salami. Yummy lunch!

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This is the last piece until after Christmas. Everything is in the shop. Happy Holidays everyone!

Mushroom Hunter Fox

A well-fed mushroom hunter-

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He is dressed and ready for an afternoon in the forest. He has his backpack/collecting bag on his back.

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What is in his bag? So far it has been a good day-

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He is made of a reclaimed wool sweater and as is common with many of the knits, he ended up being quite a chubby fellow once he was stuffed and finished. I love the variety of shapes and sizes that I get by using a range of fabrics.

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Cranky fox boy 2

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Yes, definitely a cranky face.

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He has a fine baby wale corduroy jacket and a yellow cashmere scarf. He is sporting some Liberty of London fabrics, both in his classic vest and also his pocket square which is a scrap of fabric from and old shirt of my Dads’ (probably form the 60′s or earlier).

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Fox boy 1

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A fox fellow in summer biz wear. He has that nice blue linen jacket which, when I put it on him, reminded me of Bill Cunningham. So, I was tempted to make him a felt camera. But there was no time before the show and he really is just fine and dapper as he is.

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His fox body is made of some more of my hand-dyed wool, hence the not-so-even color.

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These last few things will be going into my etsy shop today and then I will be done with the listings for the time being! Writing up the listings is one of my least favorite jobs but obviously, it has to be done, right?!

Fox fellow in grey

When I make a fox out of a knit, they usually end up being a little bigger.

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Then, I need to readjust/tweak all the clothing patterns. Keeps things interesting, right?!

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This fellow is another fox made from my hand-dyed wool.

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He is dressed warmly for January weather.

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