FO: Nudibranch

As I mentioned earlier this week, Wren’s Seahorse needed a friend or two… so the next night, I knit a…

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Nudibranch! For those of you that don’t know, a nudibranch is just a sea slug. A colourful, fancy, poisonous sea slug. They live on coral reefs and come in a crazy amount of styles and colours.

This is another pattern by Hansi Singh, and it was definitely a fun one. Doing all those branchs (or gills) on his back was a bit of a pain…

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But he’s not really a nudibranch without them (nudibranch basically means naked gills).

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The only change I’d make to this one is my colour selection. I’d used something less contrasty for the last few rows on that ruffled edge. I don’t like the way it curls and shows the purl bumps. Something closer in colour (or a solid colour ruffle) would be nicer.

Now Mr. Nudibranch is hanging out with Mr. Seahorse, and I’ve got needles clicking on one last creature.

7 thoughts on “FO: Nudibranch

  1. Shirley

    Since I had never heard of or seen a photo of a nudibranch, I think yours turned out great. Those creatures will be such a wonderful gift.

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