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1  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Discussion and Questions / In need of some Blythe hoodie help! on: September 17, 2009 10:25:52 AM
I have been looking for a sewing pattern for a Blythe hoodie.  Could someone direct me to some different ones?  The only doll hoodie pattern I've found is at http://www.puchicollective.com/sewing-patterns/lati-yellow-hooded-sweatshirt.  I just finished this hoodie, but I'm having a couple problems, mainly because the hoodie isn't for Blythe in the first place. 

First, I fear the hood is too small.  I enlarged the whole pattern, but I'm afraid that the hood will still be too small to fit my Blythe's giganto head! Cheesy 

Second, I don't know how I should go about the closures like velcro, snaps, etc, or if none of those things are needed in the first place.  This is my first time following a sewing pattern ever, so I need lots of help, especially from those who own Blythes!  I am a n00b. Tongue
2  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / A Little Amigurumi Platypus - Pattern Included! :D on: March 28, 2009 12:07:20 PM
This is my first post on Craftster, yay me!
I made a little platypus up from the goings-on in my head and would like to share! Smiley
(Trust me, he's a lot cuter in person...my camera kinda sucks.)




Here is the pattern in all of its squee-happy glory!

Materials:
Yarn
Hook
Safety eyes - 10 mm

Gauge:
Doesn't matter, the smaller the yarn and hook, the smaller the platypus, and vice versa.

Head:
1.  magic ring (6)
2.  inc around (12)
3.  *sc, inc* around (18)
4.  *2 sc, inc* around (24)
5.  *3 sc, inc* around (30)
6.  *4 sc, inc* around (36)
7-12.  sc around (36)
13.  *4 sc, dec* (30)
14.  *3 sc, dec* (24)  Now put eyes on 10 sts apart, between rows 7 and 8.
15.  *2 sc, dec* (18)  Finish off, weaving the end into the head.  Stuff.

Body:
1.  magic ring (6)
2.  inc around (12)
3.  *sc, inc* around (18)
4-10.  sc around (18)  Finish off.  You will use the tail from the body to sew on the head, so leave enough!  Stuff.

Bill:
1.  magic ring (6)
2.  inc around (12)
3.  *5 sc, inc* around (14)
4.  *6 sc, inc* around (16)
5-6.  sc around (16)  Finish off.

Tail:
1.  magic ring (6)
2.  inc around (12)
3.  *5 sc, inc* around (14)
4.  *6 sc, inc* around (16)
5-7.  sc around (16)
8.  *6 sc, dec* around (14)
9.  *5 sc, dec* around (12)
10.  *4 sc, dec* around (10)  Finish off.

Arms (2):
1.  magic ring (6)
2-3.  sc around (6)  Finish off.

Do not stuff the bill, tail or arms.

Feet (2):
1.  magic ring (6)
2.  inc around (12)
3-4.  sc around (12)
5.  *sc, dec* around (6)  Finish off.  Stuff.


Well, there he is!  If anyone finds any problems with the pattern, just let me know.
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