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« on: December 02, 2008 04:13:06 AM »

My niece looooooooves Tim Burton. Which is awesome, because she's six.  She dresses up like the Corpse Bride and can watch Nightmare over and over.

Their Tivo'd version of the movie got lost, however, so it became necessary to buy her a copy on DVD.  I thought, Why not knit her a Nightmare toy to go with it? 

Zero was the obvious choice, especially because my niece also loooooves dogs. 

Here he is:




The body is knit. He was big enough for a chihuahua sized collar.  His nose is crocheted to look like a jack-o-lantern, with a little face embroidered on (You can see it in the bottom picture).  I did some creative stitching to give his nose an upward turn.  And extra long ears.  He is best presented holding the DVD.
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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2008 07:06:44 AM »

This is so cute!  I'm sure she's going to love it.
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2008 07:15:06 AM »

I love it.  I seen a crochet pattern for one that I was going to make, but havent yet. 
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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2008 11:25:44 AM »

This is SOOOOO cute!!! I love it!
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2008 11:40:29 AM »

That's such a cute idea, wish I could knit Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2008 02:39:37 PM »

He's so cute, I love him !!!!!!


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« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2008 03:02:45 PM »

Awwww, thanks, all!  I hope I'll have a close-up of the nose to post soon, thanks to helpful brothers-in-law who are willing to take pictures of the giftie which has already been sent to recipient's home....  Roll Eyes  Yaaaay, helpful brothers-in-law!
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« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2008 07:43:45 AM »

SO cute!
I wish I had one to watch Nightmare with. X3 Hehe
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« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2008 07:54:23 PM »

AWESOME! That is soooo cute and it looks exactly like Zero in the movie!! I love it! Grin
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« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2008 05:09:38 PM »

Of course, this is the awesome, and it will be well-loved by the intended!!  Best-lookin' yarn-Zero I've seen yet!
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