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« on: November 24, 2007 08:42:53 AM »

This is my first posted project and first proper arigurumi project.

I tried my hand at amigurumi for the first time earlier in the week, and came up with this little guy



I call him my weetabix tooth because he is tooth shaped and reminds me of weetabix somewhat.
I adapted it from this pattern:
http://www.rheatheylia.com/index.php?page=patterns&id=4

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« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2007 08:54:09 AM »

I think your hippo thing is lovely! A word of warning, though - if it's for a newborn, you might want to replace the button eyes with embroidery; bit of a choking hazard. Unless you meant it as a display piece - if so, then never mind me!
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« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2007 09:04:00 AM »

They're not button eyes, they're those posh teddy bear eyes with washers at the back so that they won't come off. But yeah I was as cautious as you until the woman in the shop told me that they couldn't and wouldn't come off.
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« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2007 09:09:33 AM »

Oh, okay - nevermind me then! It's lovely! Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2007 09:38:09 AM »

How cute! I adore hippos!
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« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2007 01:18:41 PM »

I want one!!!!!! It is so cute. YOu did a great job.
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« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2007 02:48:54 PM »

Thankyou all :-)
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« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2007 05:43:28 AM »

Really cute!

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« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2007 05:51:28 AM »

Cute !!!
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