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mplsdeanna
« on: May 04, 2007 06:38:54 PM »

I've been wondering if my friends do an intervention if I do the entire cast from Star Wars.





I should have used a smaller hook, or bought more Glitterspun to stuff him with, but I got impatient.

I wanted to do the chest detailing, too, where his pecs are outlined like the circle on his belly -- but it always looked like he was wearing a bikini. So funny, and so, so wrong.

C3PO's eyes are kind of lit up in real life (well, in movie life), so I used yellow thread to embroider that on, then outlined it with yellow yarn. I'm not terribly pleased with how it turned out, but you get the idea.

I am pleased with his legs, though. In movie life, his knees are horizontal cylinders. This turned out pretty well. (In real life it looks better.)



His arms have those shock-absorber things connecting the forearm to the bicep.



Here he is with his pal.

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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2007 10:37:53 PM »

those are sweet! you should join the star wars swap if you are interested!   http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=167790.0
I am sure somebody (like me)  would love something like that
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2007 11:18:56 PM »

hehe you really should do the whole cast :
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2007 07:06:50 PM »

this is amazing!
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« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2007 02:28:22 PM »

I'd love to interview you on starwars.com about all your crafting projects you post here. If you're interested, send me an email here bonnie@grrl.com
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jmigs22
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2007 07:00:29 PM »

do you sell the patterns? I have to have them my son is obsessed with star wars?
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mplsdeanna
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2007 08:36:53 PM »

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do you sell the patterns? I have to have them my son is obsessed with star wars

Oh heavens, no -- I mean, I wouldn't sell it, I'd give it to you.

The thing is, I just kind of wing it. I have worked out kind of a general template for humans (droids, wookies, etc), and then it's all about yarn selection. C3PO was easy -- just gold Glitterspun, and some black yarn at the waist. (Plus a face, plus some random colored yarn to look like wires over the black part of his waist.) Chewbacca was fuzzy brown. Han Solo needed a white shirt, blue pants ... you get the idea.

It probably looks more complicated than it is. I do the kind of crocheting where you don't join rounds with a slipstitch -- just work it in kind of a spiral, whatever that's called. (I can NEVER keep some of the terminology straight.)

I do keep notes that I can write down for you, and honestly, if you've crocheted a ball, I think you'd do just fine with the notes I can provide. Let me know (you can PM me) if you want me to write it up!
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« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2007 05:27:44 PM »

ok that would be great how do you PM you I'm new at this?
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