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Topic: Knitting Nancy, the smartest sheep in the herd!  (Read 1279 times)
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« on: June 10, 2007 08:45:55 AM »



So here is my first post (Craftster virgin! Woo!), Knitting Nancy. I created her for a graphic design project, where we had to respond to the phrase, "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower". One of the few good marks I got last year!

The frame for the body is made from a few coathangers, which I then padded. The arms, legs and face are from felt - all hand stitched in the tiniest blanket stitch known to man! It's maybe not so clear from the picture, but she's actually knitting a garment from her own wool (this is especially impressive without opposable thumbs Wink ).  I had no pattern and no idea what I was doing, but I'm pretty happy with the end result.

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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2007 01:44:19 PM »

Brilliant! That is such a cool idea, and it looks so good (need a bigger photo though!)
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« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2007 08:36:52 AM »

I can see why you got a good grade! Terrific execution of a clever idea!
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« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2007 11:43:34 AM »

Cute! Great idea as well!
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« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2007 02:01:21 PM »

Welcome! You sure picked a doozy for your first post. She's absolutely adorable, and I really like the shape of her head/face  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2007 06:48:37 PM »

She's very cool but how is she holding the needles??
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« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2007 04:51:58 AM »

Quote from: Yarn_Bug100 link=topic=.msg#msg date=
She's very cool but how is she holding the needles??

I just sewed her "hands" around the needles - really firmly so they wouldn't slip out.

And thankyou to everyone for being so kind!
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« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2007 10:58:34 AM »

I love this. So clever!
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« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2007 01:18:11 PM »

That's adorable.  And clever.  I love it.
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