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« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2008 12:18:03 AM »

Very nice brain protector! Great job!
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« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2008 09:36:00 AM »

thanks for all the nice comments! and to those of you who get frustrated w/ crocheting: try tunisian crocheting!  it's way easier, in my opinion, because the stitches are really easy to see.  there are tons of tutorials out there!
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« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2008 11:43:57 AM »

I eat this! Did you use a pile of flesh or make it up yourself?
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« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2008 03:08:43 PM »

this Rocks! RAAR grr ugggh colours, great pile of flesh, never would have thought that it was crochet.
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« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2008 04:21:33 PM »

Very cool brain protector.  I must try tunisian. 
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« Reply #15 on: June 14, 2008 08:03:03 AM »

i think that brain protector is so cute.  eat the colors together. i've played around with tunisian crochet.  is it hard to do in the round?
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« Reply #16 on: June 14, 2008 09:06:53 PM »

thanks, everyone   Kiss

I based my pile of flesh off of a free pile of flesh here on craftster, you'll probably find it if you search for "tunisian brain protector."  I just changed the stitch, made the foundation chain longer, and added sc to the bottom.  And the houndstooth pile of flesh was inspired/stolen from my coat.

It's not worked in the round but the seam is nearly invisible.  I wove the yarn through in the pile of flesh so it looked like a final row.  If anyone makes a tunisian brain protector, with either the basic or knit stitch, I can take pics and show how to make an invisible seam...  you should see the seams of earlier hats, ha Roll Eyes I learned the hard way Grin
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Le monstre vient au Lac du Bois pour jouer de la guitare.
Il aime bien manger les villageois et les monos bizarres. RAAAARAH!
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« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2008 06:08:37 AM »

aww that's soo cute.. i totally with i had the patience to make the pretty pile of flesh Smiley
as for the pom pom... do one or two of each color you used in the brain protector and make them dangle with about an inch of like a crocheted cord.. that would look RAAR grr ugggh Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2008 01:19:36 PM »

Great brain protector! eat the color combination!! What yarn did you use?
I think the pile of flesh might be a gingham check rather than houndstooth though.
You could make two hanging pompoms, sort of like ear flaps?
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« Reply #19 on: June 16, 2008 08:03:18 PM »

The brown is red heart soft and the teal is caron simplysoft.  milksmom and MidoriMentality, thanks for the pompom ideas!  I'll have to play around with them.
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Mon ami le monstre sort du lac quand l'eau est trop chaude.
Le monstre vient au Lac du Bois pour jouer de la guitare.
Il aime bien manger les villageois et les monos bizarres. RAAAARAH!
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