Bunnykins Mug

kiwiknitter's picture

I just couldn't resist the purchase of the Royal Doulton mug dated 1936. When you look at the photos, I think you'll agree it is a must-have!

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I was given one of these

I was given one of these when I was a baby - not many years after 1936. When my mother died earlier this year I was able to reclaim it.

TomH's picture

What a treasure to have and

What a treasure to have and cherish.

MMario's picture

Hmmph! They must be Beatrix

Hmmph! They must be Beatrix Potter bunnies - Thornton Burgess rabbits would KNOW to use DPS's - Mother West Wind taught them right!

MMario - ambiguity is cultivated, it doesn't happen in a vacuum!

albert's picture

The best thing about being a

The best thing about being a bunny knitter is the unlimited supply of free angora.

Andy's picture

I confess to having a Peter

I confess to having a Peter Rabbit eggcup...

"Midnight shakes the memory as a madman shakes a dead geranium."

Celowin's picture

I have to feel very sorry

I have to feel very sorry for the bunny in the second image. Forget about having the knitting wrapped around his head.... why is he trying to knit in the round with single pointed needles?

At any rate, a great find, and incredibly cute.

kiwiknitter's picture

He reminds me of my last

He reminds me of my last jumper and the attempts with those bloody DPN's! At least his stitches aren't falling off the ends! Of course, you're right about trying to knit with single point needles...

BuduR's picture

Hahahahaha, sounds like

Hahahahaha, sounds like something I'd do :/
Nice find, I probably would have passed it up, bunnies scare me.

Crafty Andy's picture

Visit Crafty Andy's Blog We

Visit Crafty Andy's Blog We shall be dropping by for afternoon tea soon!

TomH's picture

Adorable. Knit away little

Adorable. Knit away little bunnies.

Kerry's picture

Gorgeous mug, what sensible

Gorgeous mug, what sensible bunnies.