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« on: March 20, 2007 12:34:50 PM »

Almost in time for the 70th anniversary of H.P. Lovecraft's death... here's my attempt at a knitted cthulhu!



I'm sure there are loads of patterns out there on the net but i thought it would be more fun to make up my own. I made it for a friends kid out of some leftover cheap generic acrylic yarn, double knitting weight. It's all pretty sturdily sewn together and machine washable so hopefully it'll stand up to being battered by children. I cheated a bit by cutting the claws out of felt and sewing them on - i didn't think you could really knit claws that looked sharp and threatening enough! The wings have got a crochet trim round the bottom in an attempt to give them a sort of webbed effect, and he has a silly pointy head just for the hell of it.
Hope you enjoyed looking and weren't too scared.
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« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2007 12:51:18 PM »

Awesome! Just looking at him makes me feel a little bit crazier. Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2007 12:53:13 PM »

It's wonderful!
Do you plan on posting a pattern? I really want to make one.
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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2007 12:55:09 PM »

I botched my SAN roll... 1d100 SAN lost Sad

See ya when I get outta the sanitarium!  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2007 01:38:40 PM »



I love this but am cthulhu ignorant. Could someone give me some back story?

Is heading off to google cthulhu...
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« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2007 01:50:59 PM »

This is awsome. You've got him done perfectly. I'd welcome a pattern too - my husband runs a Call of Cthulhu website so I think he'd like one...
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« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2007 05:29:44 AM »

thanks everyone! Smiley

blimey, a pattern... i dunno i didn't really write anything down and i have posted Cthulhu off to a friend now... but maybe if people are interested i will try and make another one and document the process a bit this time!

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« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2007 01:46:05 AM »

wow. I love it!
Its cute in a way....
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« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2007 09:40:35 PM »

Ia! He's beautiful!
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« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2007 10:39:54 PM »

I love him!! I want one  Grin
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