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Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Pinky and Yuletide Whimsies

Nils, the Swedish Yuletide Gnome

At The Lodge got lots of stares.
He didn't really feel at home
As The Lodge was full of bears!
As the only gnome in sight, you see
He earned the status of minority.
Clearly the bears had to think about
The fact that he surely felt left out.
So, the bears got into a huddle

To discuss what they could do
Would a gnome respond to a cuddle?
Or maybe a joke or two?
Now Tilly Bear's a motherly sort

So, don't be fooled by her soaker!
She guessed that Nils could not be bought
By a huggy type or a joker.
If another gnome was nowhere around
And, to Nils, the lodge wasn't home-like,
Then a strategy would need to be found
To make a bear appear more gnome-like.
A gnome wouldn't dress in something flimsy
Nor slip into something slinky.
No, what she needed was a touch of whimsy . . . . .
"I've got it!", she squealed as she put on Pinky!!

Now that Nils is as happy as Larry with the bears at The Lodge, Pinky has gone to a new owner as a Secret Santa gift.

Pinky and Party Poppers

Seasonal Best Wishes and a Happy, Healthy and Successful New Year to Everyone from all of us Here!

Pattern Information:
Pinky from Knitty in one ball each of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Chunky (Shades 05 and 06)
Yuletide Gnome from Alan Dart pattern featured in Simply Knitting Xmas Gifts Extra which accompanied December 2005 Issue


  • At 8:15 pm, Anonymous Annarella said…

    Pinky is perfect, I love it! :) xxx

  • At 9:07 pm, Blogger Daisy said…

    Hee hee hee, love the poem and Pinky is ace! :-)

  • At 11:50 am, Blogger Tracy said…

    My gnomes are jumping up and down excitedly now Nils is feeling more at home. That's a lot of bears you have there!

    Happy Christmas to you too


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