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Topic: Flurry of Fantastic Knitted Toys! Now with Batwing Pattern!  (Read 4127 times)
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« on: July 18, 2006 02:27:32 PM »

I enjoy posts with lots of little crap-projects crammed all into one, so that's how I'm going to do it today. 
First off, a family portrait:

From the bottom left, going clockwise, there is a traditional, coiled shell Nautie (misc. acrylic yarn), a coily hermit crab-ish Nautie (various acrylics), a Kate turned into a parrot (misc. doubled worsted acrylics and funfur), and a felted owl-ly Kate (Bernat Lana, some bargain bin fluffycrap Wal-Mart yarn, and more various acrylics).

I finished this fellow today. I could type up the pattern for the bat wings if anybody's interested.

Aww. Sleepybat.

BOO!

He's made from assorted acrylics (held triple on the body and doubled on everything else). I know he's sort of gimpy, but I really enjoy him.

Also, he makes for a handy, impromptu Bat Signal if you ever need one.

Why am I using so much Acrylic, you ask? Because my grandma gave me this huge effing box of yarn (that she bought for $2 at a garage sale) as a graduation present and I want to use most of it up before I buy new yarn.

Any way, comments, questions, advice, rotten foodstuffs, etc. are always very welcome.
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« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2006 02:41:20 PM »

awesome! 
i am always impressed by sculptural knits...
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« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2006 02:42:08 PM »

I like that owl-ly Kate, but those bat wings are FABulous.
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« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2006 02:51:51 PM »

Aw! I love the bat. I've been knitting a lot of acrylic things lately too for the exact same reason. Haha. Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2006 02:57:24 PM »

i.  love.  that.  bat!
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Locutus137
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2006 12:33:42 AM »

Oh. My. God.... I LOVE the bat!!!  Did you make him up or is it from a book or site?  Would you please share the pattern?
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« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2006 12:43:26 AM »

those are great Cheesy  a giant box of yarn you say? sounds like a gift i got except it was giant bag of yarn and i spent about . . . well all night untangling and rolling it up.  Cheesy lol
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« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2006 03:52:01 AM »

Oh I want a bat...I would like to know how you made him also.  They are all so cute.  ~Tricia
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« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2006 04:46:38 AM »

I love the bat!!!
I have to make that!
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« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2006 05:27:43 AM »

Love the bat too (actually the whole family is cute).  Is the body Kate modified?  Would love a pattern for the wings.  I have demented children in my life who would absolutely love one of these.  Very cool.
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