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« on: September 29, 2006 07:42:14 AM »

I'm not sure if this really qualifies as an amigurumi since it's so large but that's what I am calling it.

In one of the Ongoing Wish Swaps, I chose to make someone a large amigurumi thinking it would be easy to find patterns.  Well, I quickly learned that was not true.  In my mind, an amigurumi should be made totally of single crochet and most large animals I found, weren't.  So when I saw this swan and realized it was totally single crochet, that's the pattern I chose.

It's a little different that the original since I could not get the whole mouth section to look proper according to the pattern.  So, I modified the pattern to what I thought looked best.

Any comments or suggestions are welcome!

http://www3.telus.net/public/rcesau1/swan.jpg
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« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2006 07:47:05 AM »

I LOVE it you did a great job on it!  Where did you find the pattern?

-Shanna
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« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2006 07:51:37 AM »

Click on this:

Swan

and it will take you to the pattern - but remember, mine has changes.
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« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2006 07:59:22 AM »

I think its just called a stuffed animal Cheesy haha
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« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2006 08:08:57 AM »

cool! im impressed the head doesn't topple over on that neck. good job Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2006 08:46:18 AM »

Very cute, and if you changed the colors you could make it into a Canadain goose!  (ok, my Dad is a hunter so we are all lets make Dad some geese or ducks kinda stuff in my family)
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« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2006 12:33:42 PM »

That looks awesome! You did a great job ^.^
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« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2006 08:37:23 PM »

I think its just called a stuffed animal Cheesy haha

Oh sure, burst my bubble   Embarrassed

I've had a gazillion 'stuffed animals' in my life and not one of them has been made of crochet, so I say it's an amigurumi  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2006 11:58:32 AM »

beeeuuuutiful. that swan was never no ugly duckling!
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« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2006 10:46:33 AM »

VERY nice. And I say that you can call it whatever you like -- after all, we're not in Japan (where the style originated).
And thank you for providing the link -- somehow that's a pattern I'd missed (I'm obsessed with obtaining animal patterns).
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