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Topic: Knit your own Jack Skellington!  (Read 5366 times)
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« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2006 04:55:25 PM »

Wow, i love that! Definately going on my "to knit" list!  Hooray for jack
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« Reply #11 on: July 22, 2006 09:31:57 PM »

I made one (from some very old stash black acrylic and white Lamb's Pride) and I love him:



(On my front porch with leaf and pinecone)

It was a nice intro to I-Cord for me  Cheesy Thanks Sunshyne!
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« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2006 12:15:40 AM »

 Cheesy OH YAY!!  thank you so much for sharing a picture of your Jack!!! Cheesy  This is the first original pattern I felt worthy to share, so I'm so excited that you liked it too... I'd like to write about it on my blog, if you don't mind of course.  I'm glad the I-cord was a success for you, he really turned out great!! He's got a great face too!!  I'm so proud!

 Cheesy la-di-da-di-da!!!!
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« Reply #13 on: July 24, 2006 09:12:41 AM »

Here's mine.  Pattern is slightly altered.  On 2.5 mm dpns + size 10 crochet thread.  He was lots of fun!  Thanks so much for sharing the pattern! Cheesy

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sunshyne
« Reply #14 on: July 24, 2006 09:19:54 AM »

That's awesome!  What did you use for his hands?  I sort of felt bad for leaving him without hands on the pattern, but I couldn't think of a good way of making them...I love your mini-Jack!! Cheesy
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jessbaby
« Reply #15 on: July 24, 2006 09:42:00 AM »

Thanks.  Smiley  It's just crochet thread cut in small lengths and tied together to form fingers.  Crochet thread is a bit on the stiff side, so it holds together pretty well.  You might be able to stiffen up regular yarn with some sort of fabric stiffener.
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« Reply #16 on: July 24, 2006 10:00:44 AM »

THIS IS SOO AWESOME!!
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Glaistig
« Reply #17 on: July 24, 2006 09:31:03 PM »

Ooh, the white hands on Jessbaby's Jack are so-o cute and ghastly!

Sunshyne, of course, feel free to post or link to post (he's also on my blog). I have a feeling I'll be making another one (for me, hee  Grin) since this first one is going to a nephew.
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« Reply #18 on: July 24, 2006 11:58:52 PM »



What a great couple they make. Morticia Adams move over.

That's the best Barbie pic I've seen in a long time. I'm inspired now ... gothic barbies.

I also like the way she can actually grasp the scarf....so cool...like she's posessed or something.  Tongue
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« Reply #19 on: July 25, 2006 09:27:30 AM »

I think I'm addicted to making these.  Grin  Jack and his mini-me:



His head & torso are about 1.5 inches tall - with legs, he's about 3 inches.  I'd be happy to post the pattern for the wee one if anyone else is masochistic interested. 
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