Ravellenics: Daytime Hippo

Ahh, Februari!
Knits
and flowers
and a felted Valentine,
And your typically
flowered
Hippo’s
behind!

However, this is as far as this hippo will get this month…
Working with sockyarn and on hooks 2mm ánd joining the pieces as you go is quite fiddly. My shoulder doesn’t like it that much.
Besides, the resulting fabric is stiff and rough, because of the hooksize and yarnsize combination. It’s no fun working on a rough fabric when the desired endresult really is a soft, cuddly, flowery hippo.

I’ve decided to listen to that little voice inside and go hunt for some bigger yarn and a bigger hook. I’m in for bigger game!

I already found my hooks:

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