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« on: February 21, 2008 10:15:23 AM »

I made this huge eyeball bowl for a swap.  It is my second crochet project. I've been a knitter for a very long time, and recently taught myself to crochet!  I really love it.  I just winged this, making it up as I went along, single crocheting in the round.  I really love the way it turned out!!  The third pic shows what it looked like before I felted it (I had to put it through the wash 3 times before it felted right!). Hope you like!


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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2008 10:21:01 AM »

Wow, the felting really does make a huge difference.  I love it & am a little creeped out by it at the same time (I'm squeamish about eyes). 
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2008 10:25:01 AM »

It reminds me of those charms you get in Mediterranean countries, for warding off the evil eye. It's the colours, I think. Makes it a very benign eyeball bowl, to me at least.
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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2008 10:44:24 AM »

It reminds me of those charms you get in Mediterranean countries, for warding off the evil eye.

It called a turkish eye..
I love the bowl, its deadly! I can't help but imagine people taking sweets out of it and as it nears the end... they have a great big eye staring at them!

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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2008 10:49:27 AM »

That's great!

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« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2008 10:50:05 AM »

Ooh cool and creepy!  I love it!  

Have you considered needle felting some little red lines on the white part to make it look even more realistic?

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« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2008 11:26:33 AM »

I can't help but think you should call it an eyebowl.


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« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2008 12:21:44 PM »

That's pretty sweet.  Haha, i thought about the evil eye too (my Sicilian family would totally appreciate this!)

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« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2008 12:30:28 PM »

How funny! Looks great >heehee< really though, great job!
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