03/07/2011 at 01:00 AM EST
Want a pet-without the mess and hassle? Check out Joanna Osborne and Sally Muir's Knit Your Own Dog.
WHOM ARE THESE INTENDED FOR?
People who love dogs and knitting.
ARE THEY HARD TO MAKE?
You don't have to be hugely skilled.
DID YOU CREATE THE PATTERNS?
We had a lot of prototypes. The first ones looked ridiculous, like knitted slugs.