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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: mr dangly - knitted monkey (with pattern) on: July 23, 2006 11:53:17 PM
Mr. Dangly inspired me to knit a Mr.Dangly spin-off bear:

He's also here, with pictures of my thrift store sweater yarn adventure (which is what I made him out of)!
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: My dragon backpack on: July 19, 2006 07:11:42 PM
Are you still workin on getting that pattern out there? Cuz I just LOVE this bag, and am wanting to make one for my sisters birthday.  I'm a pretty lame knitter, so the simple straight-needle pattern would be awesome!
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Knitted Rag Bag on: May 09, 2006 12:46:31 AM
I LOVE it!
How did you tear up the fabric? Did you leave it as one long, kinked strip, or did you cut in strips and then tie them together? Thanks.
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: my crazy BIG scarf on: May 08, 2006 11:47:39 PM
lol I like it. Its crazy.  And when I first glanced at it, the shape its lying in made it look like a brain....(I am one sick neuroscience freak...)
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: My New Old Bear on: May 08, 2006 11:27:38 PM
Very sweet teddy!
Did it take you long to undo the sweater?

I've never done any yarn recylcing.

No actually, it didnt take as long as I thought it would.  The annoying part is cutting the seams, which can be hard if the yarn you are working with has varying widths.  I'm not sure how long the whole process took since I did it in bits, but probably about 2 hours total, maybe 3.  Totally worth it, as it probably produced at least 5 skeins  Smiley
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / My New Old Bear on: May 08, 2006 04:51:02 PM
Hey all,
I got sick of buying yarn (and tramping all over town to find yarn stores), so I decided to do a thrift store recycle.

Stage 1
Very large $4 thrift store sweater:

Stage 2

Super thick warm scarf.....

.....and teddy bear for my mom for Mother's Day!

The bear pattern was inspired by spyderbaby's Mr.Dangly pattern.   

Hope you guys like 'em!
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Haltar Top on: May 01, 2006 07:31:19 PM
I really love the colors.  And lucky you're nice and tan....if I had ended a shirt that short, everyone would have screamed at my impossibly pale stomach. But with your tan it looks great.  So yay for tans! Smiley
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: stuffed elephant from last-minute knitted gifts on: April 30, 2006 11:53:54 PM
He's great. Name him Franklin!
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: This bag brought to you by the letter "D"... on: April 30, 2006 11:17:08 PM
I love it.
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Completely out of season jacket on: April 27, 2006 07:28:56 PM
Omg..that is exactly the type of jacket I want to make...are you thinking of perhaps sharing the pattern?? Puh-lease??   Smiley
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