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Topic: Adam + Eve Sleeve (MacBook Screen Cozy)  (Read 23156 times)
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« on: September 05, 2008 07:45:08 PM »

Right around the time this challenge came out, I got a MacBook, and needed a way to cover it.  The ones I found online had an opening to show the Apple logo, so I knew I had to incorporate it somehow.  And to what story is an apple more central than to the Adam and Eve story?  Here's my version, in tapestry crochet:



To start, I sketched my idea on graph paper, then blocked it out in squares.  Here's my original drawing:



The plan was to make a cozy for the entire laptop to travel in, but i forgot that the apple only glows when the screen is on, and the effect isn't nearly as cool.  I tore off the back piece and made it into a screen cozy instead.  To make it fit the screen, I did a round of single crochet and a couple of rows of double crochet, reducing by several stitches each time, and of course I left a little opening for the webcam.  Here's what it looks like from the screen side:



I hope you all enjoyed it, and good luck to everyone!
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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2008 07:46:26 PM »

that's pretty freakin amazing! i dig it!
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2008 08:08:25 PM »

In the words of the Simpson's comic book guy.....  Best cozy ever!
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2008 08:15:00 PM »

so cool. i have a mac too and i think this is uber creative.
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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2008 08:37:59 PM »

OMG I love it! I love love love how you made her hold THE apple! To cleaver!
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2008 08:43:39 PM »

This is great!  How very clever of you!  My hubby even thinks it rocks!
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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2008 09:02:22 PM »

lol how cute!
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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2008 09:04:59 PM »

haha this is so great!

i want one for my macbook!
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« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2008 09:19:57 PM »

My boyfriend gets a little annoyed by my crafty obsession, but he saw this and said, "Damn. That's good."

I happened to agree. This really rocks!  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2008 12:12:52 AM »

that is so awesome.. don't eat the apple!!! hehe
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