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funkyhooker
« on: February 15, 2007 09:21:40 AM »

My boys (10 and7) are Heelys crazy.
They wear them everywhere  but the problem is that a bunch of places have forbidden them.  So they are constantly popping out their wheels.  I'm totally freaked out that they are going to loose the wheels.  They're like $30 a set!  I already put out $100 on the shoes!  So,, what's a knittin' mama to do?  Make a frickin' cozy of course! LOL




I lined it with the fabric in the background shown in picture 2 for stability and durability.  This is the first time I dared put any knitting under my sewing machine and it worked beautifully!  I may never hand sew in a lining again! The chart is crap, I took some artistic license with the logo.  The bag is loosely based on the magknits pattern http://www.magknits.com/Nov05/amulet.htm  I used some crazy unknown acrylic from my stash.  I think it's Bernat Chunky on size 5 DPNs
They love it, now I have to make another.
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bamfknitter
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2007 09:48:43 AM »

That is really cool.  I'm jealous of kids that have Heelys.  I so want a pair, even though I think I would look weird 'skating' around campus on those.  Wink
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funkyhooker
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2007 09:57:21 AM »

Yeah, I've tried out my son's pair and I'm too much of a dork to figure it out.  It's really good excersize tho!  My boys are constantly sweaty everywhere we go.  Boys are so gross tho!  Grin
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farrah
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2007 04:14:07 PM »

So that's what those things are called...the kids around here wear them everywhere! Making a little bag for the wheels is such a good idea- especially since kids are so much more likely to do what you want them to if you give them something special to do it with.
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