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Topic: Futurama Nibbler (now with link to pattern!!!)  (Read 6007 times)
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« on: January 23, 2008 01:23:51 PM »

I've started a blog, and I've finished writing out the Nibbler pattern and posted it over there. Enjoy, and if anyone makes their Nibbler a crochet ham I'd love to see it.Wink http://cthulhucrochet.blogspot.com/

Nibbler is my favorite Futurama character. I started working on this over Christmas break, and at last he's done. I did all the crocheting, and my boyfriend stuffed him (my least favorite part of crafting). No pattern, just made him up as I went.



I did the eyeball first and then worked down to the head, all as one piece. Then all the other pieces were crocheted separately and sewn on. The eyes and fangs are made out of felt. (And you know you're too obsessed with details when you find yourself cutting apart wiggly eyes so that the black center on your felt eye will be the exact right size!)



I got it into my head that it would be a good idea to knit the cape, rather than buying fabric. I already had the red wool after all...In the end it took me longer to knit the cape than it did to make Nibbler's entire body. The cape's collar is croceted and then I joined stitches to the base of it, and knit the bottom part.



The white eyeball, yellow booties, and red cape are all made with Bernat Satin that I had left over from other projects. His muzzle and stomach patch are made from Bernat Super Value wool in "natural" and all the black is also Bernat Super Value. Over all, not very expensive to make!

Thanks for looking  Cheesy
« Last Edit: January 30, 2008 10:35:48 AM by amber555 - Reason: edited to add link to pattern » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2008 01:27:53 PM »

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHHAHAH omg this thing is so effing awesome, i love it! awesome job - isn't it weird when you're knitting and crocheting something how much less time it takes to crochet?

cheers to a nibbler well done!
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« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2008 01:30:15 PM »

amaaaaazing.  phenomenal job!  i can't believe you just made him without patterns or anything!  so awesome. 

my FI stuffs things for me, too... i can't stand that part.   Lips sealed
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« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2008 02:06:01 PM »

you are officially AWESOME!
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« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2008 02:12:31 PM »

Wow, that is impressive! His eyeball stalk is my fave part! I like the knit cape, it adds to the Shocked factor.
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« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2008 02:15:45 PM »

Wow!  Again amazing what people can do without a pattern!  You should write your pattern down and sell it.  I bet you could make some decent money on the pattern alone!
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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2008 02:35:10 PM »

 Shocked LOOOVE IT!!! What a great job!! Aww, I just want to squish him!!
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« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2008 02:45:04 PM »

OMG! THAT IS SO FRICKEN COOL!!! *Steals it and runs off* O_O;
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« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2008 03:02:00 PM »

This looks so cute and and extremely well-made. I love Nibbler, too, and this really does him justice.
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« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2008 03:02:36 PM »

LUV IT!!! Grin
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