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    Crocheted/knit guinea pig beds

    I知 bringing home my new baby boys on Monday. I知 over the moon excited.
    Most of what I have from my previous piggies has been washed multiple times and sterilized. I have, however, gotten them a bunch of new things just for them.

    I知 a knitter/crocheter/general crafter. I致e sewn beds, but never knit them. I knew this was a thing I should not do for my mice, so I just sort of absorbed that.

    but I have so many adorable patterns and all I do at night is knit and crochet and I have no one to make for and I壇 love so much to knit for them.

    Is it ok to do? Or generally not for all the same reasons as mice? (Little paws caught and damaged)

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    Re: Crocheted/knit guinea pig beds

    I crocheted my guinea pig a hammock but all she did was poop and pee on it, she never went on it. I wouldn't use double crochet stitch. I would probably use single crochet stitch so their paws won't get stuck.
    I also have a group called Crafty Cavies if you want to join!

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    Re: Crocheted/knit guinea pig beds

    I'd also watch them like a hawk to make sure they don't eat it. Yarn could cause a huge intestinal blockage. I personally wouldn't risk it.

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    Re: Crocheted/knit guinea pig beds

    Maybe when they are free roaming you can put it out for them. If you do make it, make sure to post the pattern! (But that is if you use your own pattern).

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    Re: Crocheted/knit guinea pig beds

    I did end up making one and lining it with fleece. I’ll watch to see how they respond to it before making more.

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    Re: Crocheted/knit guinea pig beds

    If they don’t nibble on the yarn, I would think crocheted dividers hanging from the cage would be fun. I’m picturing hippy-type stings of flowers, or corner awnings with curtains that tie back.

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    Re: Crocheted/knit guinea pig beds

    Quote Originally Posted by ItsaZoo View Post
    If they don’t nibble on the yarn, I would think crocheted dividers hanging from the cage would be fun. I’m picturing hippy-type stings of flowers, or corner awnings with curtains that tie back.
    That's a cute idea @ItsaZoo.

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    Re: Crocheted/knit guinea pig beds

    On the not of the cavy crafters how do you join that group?

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    Click on my profile (@Rosiethecutepig) and if you scroll down it should show you the groups I am in. Crafty cavies is only group I'm in. Click on Crafty Cavies and then click join. There you go!

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    Thank you I will make sure to join!

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