Saturday, 2 October 2010

Hephaistos, The Magician's Cat

With Halloween approaching, what better time to make another black cat, this time with his own accessories and to be for sale in my Etsy shop.

Hephaistos is a smooth haired black cat, knitted in simple acrylic yarn but with the same demonic red eyes as my last witch's cat. He has wool jointed legs which mean he is poseable, a set of black whiskers and a crystal hanging from his red collar.

He has his own book of spells, an orange bowl with a picture of a bat on it, and a tasty fishy for dinner. His bed is black felt lined with red & white starry fabric. If you look closely at the spell book, not only is the cover hand embroidered, but there are paper pages inside with actual spells written in - they might not work though, bear in mind they were written by a cat.

This was a fun little project, although with the fish being less than an inch long and having embroidered scales, I think I need to get out more......

I'm just about to put him on Etsy - I'm willing to make more of these if necessary!


soggibottom said...

I've got a really good spell book he could have borrowed.
But then you knew I would have didn't you :-) x x x
He's a fine fellow.
If he looks North, East, South or West. Blessed be little cat :-) x x x

Magpie Magic said...

Wow! Fab cat. Love his expression and accessories. :-) xo

Teje said...

This is wonderful! You made such nice things! And the cat has lovely look on her face!
Wsihes and sunshine Teje