Olympic Turtle

Hi, guys! My name is Sheldon!

sheldon the turtle
sheldon the turtle [flickr]

I’m an Olympic swimming turtle! I love to swim freestyle.

sheldon freestyle
freestylin’ [flickr]

I try the backstroke sometimes.

sheldon backstroke
backstrokin’ [flickr]

I’m really only happy when I’m in the water, you see.

sheldon
mellow turtle [flickr]

Quick Stats
Pattern: Sheldon designed by Ruth Homrighaus, published at Knitty. [ravel it!]
Needles: US2
Yarn: Knit Picks Shine Sport in turquoise and grass. I used just about every inch of turquoise but very little of the grass.
Started – Finished: 19 July – 10 Aug 2008

6 Comments so far

  1. gina on August 11th, 2008

    Super cool Sheldon! Love the colors (esp that turq).

  2. Julie on August 11th, 2008

    LOL I love Sheldon!! Too cute!

  3. ann on August 11th, 2008

    he’s so cute! I love that he went for a swim.

  4. Holly Jo on August 11th, 2008

    Don’t you just love him? Isn’t it great how he comes out of his shell? :) Love your color choice.

  5. kristina on August 11th, 2008

    I love the colors you choose! I think Sheldon is one of the coolest things I ever knit. :)

  6. E on August 11th, 2008

    LOL – very cute :)