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« on: February 07, 2009 10:27:59 AM »

It started out as a Cthulu...and rapidly fell into decline because this was one of my very first amigurumi projects. It's head was horribly lumpy, so I decided to cover it with a hood...heh. I couldn't figure out what was wrong with my triple crochets, so I gave up on the wings...and now you see a mindflayer. Patterns for head, body, and hood are from the Creepy Cute crochet book. I made the poor cloak and collar on the fly (they're horrific!! if you ask me), and added another face tentacle to make it more mindflayer-esque. I've only been crocheting for about a month...Poor mindflayer.

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Richard turned out much better! XD
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« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2009 10:52:56 AM »

I have no idea what a mindflayer OR a Cthulu is, but I think he's adorable either way.
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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2009 11:08:40 AM »

Lol.  My current D&D character is a Githyanki, and Githyanki have a racial hatred for mindflayers.  But I must say, this one is terribly cute.  Just watch that he doesn't lull you into a false sense of security and then pounce and suck your brain out  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2009 11:27:23 AM »

I have tried to make the same Cthulhu a couple of times now (my wings always come out wonky too) and I have been crocheting for the better part of two years.  With that said, I think your mindflayer looks FREAKING AMAZING!  Don't beat yourself up!  It rawks!
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phantasmafreud
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2009 09:15:27 PM »

Mindflayer! I love it! Sometimes a project not coming out how you want leads to making something unique and wonderful, so don't kick yourself, it's awesome!  Grin
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kidmissile
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2009 06:21:15 AM »

I like your Richard, but this one is pretty darn cute!
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« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2009 03:10:32 AM »

love him! he is so cute! you just need a little dude he can attach his mind scourging tentacles to! the underdark scares me Smiley
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MageAkyla
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2009 06:15:42 PM »

That is SOOO cute.  Gotta love turning evil creatures into cute ones. I'm going to have to make one now. 
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