Most of Mom’s great ideas start with her daughter Mia. Ever since Benedict Cumberbatch, star of the British series Sherlock, was announced as playing the famous dragon Smaug in The Hobbit movie series, Sherlock-Smaug mash-up art has been appearing all over the Internet.
Mia begged for a three-dimensional version. So Mom asked her for a description. Here is Mom’s interpretation... a knitted dragon that would warm even Sherlock's heart!
Smauglock has been designed so that seaming and finishing are completed as you go along. It allows you to see your progress so that you don’t get discouraged before the big pay-off at the end. You will find that you will be in love with your dragon before you even get half-way done! (You may even start talking to it!)
Smauglock can be made in any weight yarn. Choose a needle size that is two sizes smaller than the smallest needle recommended by the label, and knit as tightly as you can stand. Size varies based on yarn used and gauge.