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willowangel
« on: January 09, 2008 01:15:09 AM »

Hi all :-)

I have to admit, I've been lurking on the boards for a wee while now, in awe of your creativity and skills, but I finally decided to jump in :-)  I'm Fiona, and I live in Scotland, and do all kinds of crafts.  This is my version of the Portal companion cube.

As soon as I finished the game I knew I had to make one, and started playing about with ideas.  First of all, I just charted it and knitted that, but I didn't like it not have the dimensionality of the real cube, so started on other ideas.  This is a knitted cube, and I've crocheted the corners and central circles on to it.  I know it's missing the tiny bits between the corners, but I'm still working on the design ;-)  It's the prototype, but it's very smooshy and I keep having to steal it back from my friends who try and leave with it :-) 

Since I haven't posted much yet, I can only link to pics, so here they are, hope you like...







Take care all,
Fi xxx
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HeyLiz
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2008 07:10:40 AM »

YAY!! I saw this the other day and i really want to make it. Hooray for anything Portal related.

here's a pattern i founf for another one:

http://knittedcompanioncube.blogspot.com/
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overmama
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2008 08:09:32 AM »

It's great!  I know my boyfriend wants his own companion cube, so I may be starting one myself soon - I love that your's is so tiny.
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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2008 03:21:43 PM »

Here ya go! I hate clicking on links to get to the pic. Blah.


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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2008 08:30:34 PM »

Super awesome! There are so many crafted companion cubes now, I wish they could all hang out.
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« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2008 08:45:35 PM »

Cuteee.

Is that a Rubik's cube in the background? Or am I hallucinating?
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KnittingBackstage
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2008 08:19:55 AM »

It's terribly cute and squishy looking.

And I love the Sudoku cube in the background! Grin
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willowangel
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2008 12:08:03 PM »

Thank you everyone :-)  Yes, it's a sudoku cube - my guy can do Rubix cubes incredibly fast, apparently, once you know the algorithms, it's really easy...  So I gave him a 4x4 cube, and a friend got him the sudoku one :-)

I like the smooshyness of the cube, it's very comforting and companiony.

Fi  xx
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