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Okay so I like to knit (but I'm still new and not very good) and I have some left over yarn from past projects. I can't find something I really want to make with it so I was thinking maybe I could make a little bonding pouch.

Now I plan to make the knitted part just the outer lining and then use fleece as the inner lining. I think that would help to prevent any little nail snags but I wanted the opinion of others. I thought I would make the stitches small but maybe that's the opposite of what I should be doing. I just want to make sure it would be a safe bag if handled correctly before I go wasting my time and yarn on it.
 

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I've seen people make little knitted blankies for hedgies.
I think it would be ok as long as it was the outer part. I wouldn't leave the bag in the cage but for bonding purposes I think it would be alright.
I think that the smaller stitches would be better that way a leg wouldn't get caught.
I'd still be careful with their nails though.

I'd like to see them when your done. :)
 

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Knitted would be ok for the outside of something like a bonding pouch as long as there is no chance of hedgie being able to access the outside of the bag. There are better options that are hedgehog safe.
 

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I agree with HedgeMom-- Even using thick yarn and small needles for a condensed piece of knitting, I think that felting is the best way to go. I plan to felt an igloo-like hidey hole for my hedgie, when I get him. If you've never felted before, there are several good tutorials online-- just make sure you've knit with feltable yarn (no acrylics, all wool is best, and not superwash wool).

If you're on Ravelry, there is a group for hedgehog owners and this would be a great question for them! If you're not on Ravelry and you're a knitter, go to http://www.ravelry.com/, request an invite, and have fun!

I would be interested to see what you come up with.
 
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