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« on: February 05, 2009 08:36:19 AM »

I'm not good at following patterns or instructions, so I just start crocheting and make it up as I go. These are some of the critters and dolls I've made recently:

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I use a 2.5 mm hook and DMC craft thread and embroidery floss. All the parts are crocheted together. The only sewing is on the eyes and mouths (and I added some french knots to the dog).

There is no pattern for any of them but I have been working out a tutorial of sorts and I can post it if anyone is interested. It's fairly general because I don't count the stitches, so I'm not sure how useful it will be.
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« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2009 08:59:44 AM »

I LOVE them! What a creative idea! The one with the three round legs/feet is particularly amusing. I hope to see more of them as you make them.
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« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2009 09:02:57 AM »

what a great way to use up left over yarn colors.  They are so colorful, they look like they would be great toys for babies.

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« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2009 09:09:09 AM »

Holy crap do they rock!! My favorite is the little aardvark looking guy!  Grin

« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2009 09:21:55 AM »

Oh these are great! How fun for a baby!

The green guy in the back first made me think of the dude from Dragonball Z, LOL! (my son used to watch that show when he was little, I don't remember his name)
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2009 10:11:52 AM »

Thanks for your comments! I added some more photos. I had omitted them at first because I didn't want to overload the post with too many pictures, but then I realized I could post links.

I'm not sure who the Dragonball Z character is, but I'm happy it looks like him! Cheesy

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« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2009 12:04:07 PM »

Those are ADORABLE.  I think a lot of amugurimi look too cutesy, but these guys have personality.  I love them.

« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2009 12:42:47 PM »

Those are awesome! I love the colors And the little one with the green head. Great job!

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« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2009 01:10:40 PM »

How very creative you are! These colorful little guys are cute, but my favorite is the aardvark-with-bumps. d:
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« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2009 03:50:26 AM »

They are soooooo wonderful!
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