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Topic: Tungsten! The super cute robot who loves gameboy  (Read 2013 times)
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« on: July 14, 2007 04:30:30 PM »

This is Tungsten. He loves gameboy, philosophy, and world robot domination!

He is made out of lion brand micro spun, which I really like for stuffed cuties because it is so slippery. This allows you to make very tight stitches, so the stuffing wont show, but the slipperiness makes it easier to pull the hook though the stitches.

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« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2007 08:45:07 PM »

This little guy is adorable!  and the poses are super cute too! 

Also, thanks for the tip on the microspun Grin
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2007 01:10:35 AM »

Fab photos! He is very cute. So cute - I want one too! May I ask where the pattern can be found?   Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2007 06:31:44 AM »

Oh he is a doll!  And thanks for the yarn tip Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2007 09:55:05 AM »

Super Cute! I love it! Great job!
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« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2007 02:21:13 PM »

Thanks for all the nice comments!

I actually made up the pattern. I don't remember exactly what I did, but I think I could write out a reasonable approximation if people were interested.

Right now I can give you the basic idea:
I tried to make all the pieces as square as possible.
Each piece started with chain 2 and 6 single crochet in 2nd chain from hook.
2nd row 2 single crochet in each stitch.
3rd row 2 single crochet in 1 stitch, 1 single crochet in 1 stitch, and repeat.
Then for each additional row add 1 more single crochet in 1 stitch in between your  2 single crochets in 1 stitch.
for example: 4th row is 2 single crochet in 1 stitch, 1 single crochet in 2 stitches.

This creates a flat disc. When the disc was big enough, I just started doing 1 single crochet in each stitch, to make the angle as sharp as possible.

« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2007 09:52:49 AM »

"Super cute" is right -- that's completely adorable! I love robots and have knit some before but am in the process of crocheting one right now. Maybe he will be friends with yours!  Wink

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