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ilovepaper
« on: October 30, 2006 05:02:17 PM »

It all started with a giant bouncy ball, plaster fabric stuff, newspaper, glue, cheap yarn and gobs of hot glue

Then I worked up some yarn hair.


side view:

front view with a picture of her hand knit trick or treat bag that looks as if she is knitting it from herself  Grin Look at those huge neon knitting needles!

close up of ball detail:

We're not sure if the hair will make it for Halloween night, it kind of bugs her a little. The ball is surprisingly light and pretty flexible considering the plaster. I wish I had some daytime photos of it in action but these will have to do!
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« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2006 05:05:31 PM »

BAHHAHAHAHA AThats hilarious! I don't know anyone who would decide to go as a ball of a yarn! Lol, its gold, really awesome! ahhahahhaa, I really want that now, just so I can bea ball of yarn for no particular reason!
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« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2006 05:07:50 PM »

oh my goodness!!! i looooovveeee this idea!!!
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« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2006 05:08:29 PM »

Oh man, what a completely awesome costume!!!
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« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2006 05:09:14 PM »

Ok, this is just the best!!! I love it.
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« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2006 05:12:33 PM »

 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
WOW!!! Seriously, I think I know who's gonna win challenge 16!! (How could all the stitchin' ladies [and gents] of craftster NOT vote for this?!)
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« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2006 05:54:46 PM »

def. the most AMAZING AND INOVATIVE project so far!
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« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2006 07:38:58 PM »

ilovepaper, that Halloween costume rocks!!  Your daughter looks cute as a button Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2006 08:11:11 PM »

Oh!  I saw your pictures in the Picture Hosting area and I was like "WHERE IS THAT POSTED??!!!"   I LOVE it!  It's sooo cute and such a great crafty idea.  I'm a bit partial, because I knit, but, really, it's awesome.
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« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2006 09:24:08 PM »

This is brillant!! and absolutely adorable!! I love the bag!
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