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« on: September 11, 2008 04:05:04 PM »

Made for a friend! I made his button eyes out of sculpey. The yarn is Vanna's Choice--I went with acrylic because my friend has allergies and I'm too poor to buy nicer yarn!







I think he turned out pretty cute! The pattern was from the book Mr. Funky's Super Crochet Wonderful, which is one of my favorite pattern books.
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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2008 04:20:57 PM »

He is so super cute!  I may have to get that book now; thanks for the reference!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2008 05:54:13 PM »

He is super cute!
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« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2008 05:58:44 PM »

Adorable.sooooo many patterns so little time!!
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« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2008 09:55:16 PM »

what a cute monkey, oh my god!
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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2008 12:11:02 AM »

How adorable! I LOVE monkeys. You did a great job!
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2008 05:41:27 AM »

Sometimes you just HAVE to go with the cheaper yarn, you have no choice!  The other day I was at Joann's and they had that vanna yarn for $1.50.  I grabbed a bunch to try it out and at the register it was only $.80 a skein!!!!

It's not bad yarn either.  There are some really nice colors at least!
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« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2008 06:27:33 AM »

Thanks everyone!  Grin

And BabyMarie, I do really like the Vanna's Choice. It's pretty soft and the colors are pretty and unusual, and they coordinate! It's the only acrylic I can stand to use.
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« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2008 06:34:48 AM »



The monkey is great and the colors worked out very nicely!
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« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2008 02:41:42 PM »

great job! I am really digging on those eyes. How did you attach them? I've never worked with sculpey really, but it seems like a great alternative to buttons/thread/felt.
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