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Topic: Strawberry Amigurumi (First-Time pattern Making Attempt!)  (Read 1761 times)
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« on: August 20, 2008 10:47:29 PM »

     Deep in the forest that the locals call "The Internets", a crafty explorer named Amy risked life and limb to find the ultimate prize:  A simple pattern for an amigurumi style strawberry.  She jumped into pits filled with the infamous "Server Unable To Load" bugs; she rummaged through messy web blogs, filled with over the top seizure-inducing advertisements; she even looked on *gasp* eBay.  But all to no avail.  There was not a single strawberry pattern to be found!

     So, Amy decided to do what she had never even thought of attempting before:  She was going to make a pattern!  She had only learned to crochet two days ago, but that didn't matter to her.  She Wanted That Strawberry!!

     Okay, so you get the drift.  There really were not any plain old strawberry patterns, no matter where I looked!  I just kind of winged this one, so I didn't write down the pattern.  I hope that it looks okay though!  I do want people's opinions on one thing:

Do you think that it should have a face with eyes?  Or just leave it as is?

Please leave your advice in you replies!  And now, for the three photos:

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Close-Up:



The Leaves:



All comments, positive and negative, are welcome!
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2008 11:35:21 PM »

Ahh I love it! Phenomenal for a first attempt! It would be great even if I didn't know it was your first attempt.

I guess whether or not you pout a face depends on what you're going to do with it, but I would just leave it as it is. It's great!
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2008 11:40:00 PM »

How lovely!!
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2008 11:41:38 PM »

I'm glad that you like it!  By the way Tiff, I love your profile picture!  I think that I may swap it, or hang it on my rear view mirror (once I have saved up enough for a car).  Thanks for the nice comment!
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2008 07:51:27 AM »

Yay strawberry. I was looking for a pattern for a strawberry last week, then gave up when I realised the only wool I have is pink...
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2008 10:25:28 AM »

I would love to make a strawberry! Too bad you didn't right down how you did it!  Undecided
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« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2008 03:29:57 PM »

The pattern was basically just half of a ball and then a slow decrease.  Unfortunately I don't remember exact stitch counts, but if you eye-ball it to be close to 2 1/2 inches at the widest point it should work out!
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2008 05:39:04 PM »

when i saw this i was all "omg...........stawb ery.......STAWBERRY ..OMGOMGOMG"

yes, i lova de stawberries and your straw berry
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