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Topic: First time I ever crocheted right! The Mightly Lil' Mouse  (Read 1267 times)
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« on: March 17, 2008 07:42:19 AM »

So I crocheted years ago, but I got frustrated when I found out that I couldn't crochet right.  So I turned to knitting.  Although I still love to knit, I've always wanted to make one of those amigurumis.  So, I bought a book called Amigurumi! by Elisabeth A. Doherty and finally figured out how to crochet!

I made "The Mighty Lil' Mouse" out of the book, and it didn't turn out too bad.


Isn't he just the cutest?

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I'm also proud to say that I stuffed it with a plastic A.C. Moore bag.  He only took me about 3-4 hours to make, and now he lives with my roommate, who is insisting I make more.  So, that means more are to come.
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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2008 08:27:49 AM »

Oh, so cute, so cute, so cute!
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2008 10:00:13 AM »

Fun!
I just got that book too, but haven't made anything from it yet. Now I really want to make my own little mouse! I think yours is even cuter than the one in the book.
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2008 10:05:15 AM »

NICE JOB!  Now all he needs is  face!
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« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2008 10:12:42 AM »

Super cute mousie! Well done for persisting, it was well worth it.  And I agree, the mouse on the book cover looks a little weird, yours is much cuter.
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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2008 02:02:56 PM »

I just started working on this pattern too! I like how your mouse turned out.
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« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2008 03:31:23 PM »

Ahhh..! So cute!! And yup, yours looks waay better than on the book.
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« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2008 05:47:53 AM »

It really came out cute! Way to go!
I've only made the oreo cookies out of the book (it's a great book isn't it!)
So do you have another crochet project in mind?
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