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jillvedge
« on: March 05, 2009 08:48:06 AM »

I made this doll a few months ago for my boyfriend's brother and his girlfriend. They are all (boyfriend included) obsessed with Henry Rollins. I don't really like him, his spoken word, or his music. Oh well. I love my guy and his family so when I saw this pattern in Stitch N Bitch Nation by Debbie Stoller, I had to make it for them for christmas.

I love the way he came out and I want to make more dolls in the future!






I used all acrylic yarn, mostly just scraps I've had for a long time. I didn't really understand the pattern, so I made some of it up, but for the most part it looks pretty similar to the example in the book. (Besides the grey hair, which I thought was a little more realistic.)
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jayxwolf
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2009 10:16:33 AM »

I like it!  It looks better-made than the sample doll from the book, in my opinion.
(is it my imagination or are there a batch of really pretty cupcakes in the background? Wink)


~j
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jillvedge
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2009 10:56:14 AM »

Thank you! And yes I did make cupcakes, here is the post i made on the Vegan Cooking board. http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=292680.0
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prettyinkpink
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2009 12:07:52 PM »

I love this little Hank, the grey color for his hair is just perfect!
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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2009 07:16:30 PM »

Ha haaaaa... it really does look like him!!!

Great job... I bet your boyfriend got a kick out of it Wink)




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geist, baby! ;-P
Fall
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2009 01:20:01 AM »

oh holy hell, this is the most adorable thing ever  Cheesy
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rabbitspider
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2009 08:03:50 PM »

really hard core rockin
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I felt dazed, like I just came out of a 4 hour movie I didn't understand.
RIP JIM CARROLL   I miss you my brother..
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