Today’s Tiny Thing comes by request from some of the knitters in the class at Lion Brand that I taught last Sunday.
Winning caption: Tiny hippo likes to wallow in unwashed cereal bowls and abandoned coffee mugs. He/she says milk is good for the skin.
(Thanks for the funny caption, onnastick!)
Tiny Hippo needs a cute/funny caption—leave your suggestion in the comments (one per person, please), and I’ll pick a winner of a free pattern Tuesday morning!
59 thoughts on “Tiny Hippo”
I am a Hungry Hungry Hippo in training.
This gal actually *wants* people to tell her she’s as big as a hippo.
“Holy, house hippos are real”
She’s not as hungry as everybody thinks.
This hippo dreams of being a ballerina and wearing a tutu like her heroine in Fantasia…
Little Miss Hippo wants everybody to know that they aren’t eating those marbles, but hatching them for later!
Big things can come in a tiny package!
Tiny Hippo says I”m not fat, I’m just bigboned.”
I want a tiny hippopotamus for Christmas
Only a tiny hippopotamus will do
No crocodiles, no rhinoceroses
I only like tiny hippopotamuses
And tiny hippopotamuses like me too
I know I’m tiny, but please don’t SQUASH me.
Tiny Hippo will nom on ur white marbles.
What are you going to do tonight, Tiny Hippo?
– Try to take over the wooorrrld!
Dont let the size fool you. She is a hungry hungry hippo!
He’s just too adorable ! xxx
where,s my mummy
Tiny Hippo hopes to one day grow big and snack on the feet of people while keeping their toes warm. Sound familiar?
S/he’s 7,000 pounds of cuteness!!
Whatever you do don’t make him angry:)
I am so mysterious, no child can say my name correctly.
Tiny hippo says it’s hip to be round.
Tiny Hippo hears the other hippos whispering when she trundles by–but she’s just undertall, not overweight! The hippo-crites!
People are always saying how she’s such a bully. So what if hippos kill more people each year then any other animal? She’s the size of a peanut for pete’s sake!
Deadliest animal in the world.
There was a tiny hippo
She danced around her room
One day she danced and danced and danced
Till she fell down and went boom!
This shy creature waits until nightfall to make a big splash!
Tiny hippo worries that she won’t be big enough to fit on the train.
Tiny hippo likes to wallow in unwashed cereal bowls and abandoned coffee mugs. He/she says milk is good for the skin.
What happens when hippos go on a diet…
I might look heavy, but I’m light on my feet! I can float like a butterfly in a breeze. ” Now, where did I leave my wings?!”
Tiny hippo says “size is all really just a perspective isn’t it” you giants!
always sensitive about her weight,after years of fad diets ‘jumbo’ hippo found one that works. the only thing is , I think the ‘anti marble’ diet worked…a little ‘too’ well?
The House Hippo prepares for the cold season by getting into it’s custom fitted sweater and hunkering down amongst the dust bunnies.
I’m the yellow hippo of the family
Does this yarn make me look fat?
Hip, hip hurray!
School starts today!
I told you i wanted a cool wash :-(
she’s tired of everyone mistaking her for a “massive” orange
I want to live as a yellow submarine. A yellow hippo I mean, a yellow hippo I mean.
Ms. Hippo is happy that her high fiber diet really paid off!
She prefers the term “little hippo.”
The hippo, tiny yet plump, wonders if that last marble snack will weigh her creator’s hand down
This hippopotamus is more of a hippopotaleast.
thinks he really has a chance now at the “river horse” races but he prefers to be called Seabiscuit.
This fuzzy hippo will certainly lose his marbles if he is mistaken for the plastic toy one more time.
I don’t mind being called as big as a hippo if it’s this guy.
She’s got the tiny baby hippo in the palm of her hand…
Does this palm make my hips look big????
Hippie The Hip Hippo
” I will eat you whole!”
She’s tiny but fierce!
Having been told you are what you eat, Hippo wondered if he over did it on the peanuts
Tiny hippo wonders what wings are and if he has them.
Boy, I wonder why all my folks in Africa think I’m so small! All my buds here are the same size as me!
Not so hungry – hungry – hippo.
Mr. Hip doesn’t seem so happy, perhaps a Miss. Hip can cheer him up :) HIP-HIP-HORRAY
All I need now is a tutu and I’m ready for my (micro)closeup Mr. Disney!
They call me mellow yellow… that’s right slick!
I had a yellow hippo bank as a kid. Unfortunately it was destroyed when someone broke into the house. I have always search for a fun replacement. I think maybe I will have to knit one as a cozy over a pig one. I love it…
Could you make a tiny rhino pleaseee???!!!!!
I thought you might enjoy the short story on the house hippo :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBfi8OEz0rA
I’ve always liked this little hippo!
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