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« on: August 07, 2008 03:01:07 PM »

I made this for a friend's birthday.  I got the idea and most of the patterns from the blog Peachcake Knits.  I made up the orange and the cherries myself, and did a few alterations to the pear. 

I think the banana looks like he's either being arrested or exposed.

The pear is my favorite right now because she's so pretty, if a pear could be described as pretty...

I call this Deadpan Orange.

The apple was the first fruit I made.  Before I put the stem and leaf on her, I fluctuated between calling her a roma tomato and an apple.  The cat in the background is my Pam, looking much more lucid in the photo than she does in real life.

I really like the lemon pattern.  If you haven't tried knitting fruit, I suggest you give it a shot.  I think it's somehow very therapeutic.  You don't even have to put faces on them, but I think it's more fun.

(I subsequently changed the faces of the two cherries, as I wasn't satisfied with them, but I didn't get a picture before I gave it to my friend.)   
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« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2008 03:11:09 PM »

i want them i want them! i wish i knew hoe to knit, the lemmon is my fave

yeah... i should probably get on that...
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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2008 03:11:50 PM »

The apple is my favorite! The expression is just so sweet, hehe. And the banana being "exposed" made me crack up. Great job; I bet your friend loved them!
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« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2008 03:34:13 PM »

That is so cool! I like them.

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« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2008 05:00:40 PM »

i love fruits with face!! the banana is funny Cheesy
and the apple really cute, i love them!!!

did you knited them in the round? because i don't know how to do that Sad

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« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2008 05:41:52 PM »

The banana is my fave!! It made me lol seeing him "under arrest"!! 

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« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2008 06:32:03 PM »

AHH! kawaiiness <3

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« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2008 06:46:06 PM »

LOL, "put your peel in the air and step away from the fruit bowl". Cheesy

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« Reply #8 on: August 08, 2008 08:12:43 AM »

I really like the pear!!! Awesome job, I'm gonna try this with my leftovers now.

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« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2008 07:58:49 PM »

So cute! I love how you display them, and the little faces. Deadpan is my fav Cheesy
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