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Topic: It's an alien! It's a gnome! It's a gnome from another planet?!?  (Read 1368 times)
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« on: February 03, 2009 10:28:54 PM »

I sat down with some yarn, flipped on the tv, and before I knew it, I had this adorable hat finished in my lap!  It practically made itself! Smiley

Here are my two boys modeling it.  I like how it looks from the front, but the side view is TDF!! I LOVE IT! Smiley  
I'm not really sure what it reminds me of.  Not really a gnome.  Maybe like a retro space helmet?  LOL, I dunno, but I do know I love it!

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a273/catrinau/CraftGallery/elfhat.jpg

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a273/catrinau/CraftGallery/kailanagain004.jpg

Thanks for looking! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2009 11:10:27 PM »

Bless his heart, he is sooooo cute!  I love the hat.. you did that out of your head? Way to go! 
  When I realize what TDF meant I thought YES
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2009 11:36:27 PM »

LOVE! LOVE! LOOOOOOVE!! And YES - So Gnomely/Alien-tastical/Retro-Space!! Brilliant job!
Any chance of a tute for us terrestrials?
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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2009 04:25:22 AM »

Thank you! Smiley

I can definitely try to write up a tute. Smiley  It will probably take a day or so, though. Smiley

Thanks again! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2009 09:38:16 AM »

the hat is adorable! I totally love it! I'd wear it. It looks more like a pixie hat to me. add some manly leaves and acorns and it can be a boys pixie hat. After all there are boy pixies. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2009 01:06:39 PM »

You know, you're right!  Me thinks I must grab some green yarn and whip up a new one for that tutorial! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2009 02:44:16 PM »

ooohhh yes - VERY pixie, too! I'm thinking red would be so wonderful - I have a fondness for Gnomes that goes waaaay back. Back to me posting little letters in tree trunks to them. Now...with the help of you MUCHLY ANTICIPATED TUTORIAL!!! (nudge, nudge, wink, wink) I can transform my Boy Wonder into a Gnorgeous Gnome. Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2009 03:57:41 AM »

How cute! I  also watch in anticipation of a tute and the finished photo of the green one , lol , my choice of colours . And I also agree with the addition of leaves and acorns , or even a nice set of elvish ears ?!
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« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2009 06:48:26 AM »

You know, you're right!  Me thinks I must grab some green yarn and whip up a new one for that tutorial! Smiley

I will totally make one for my sister and brother and maybe myself if you make that tut. And I promise to take a picture of the 3 of us and post it for you. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2009 08:11:23 PM »

Love the hat and the model is cute too. My little guy would look so cute in a hat like that (if I could keep it on him). Very pixie-ish, would look great in green or brown with some flower or leaf embellishment. Also, could add and eyeball to the top to make it more alien. I would make on in red to keep it David the Gnome-ish (anyone else remember that show from way back?).
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