A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: It's time to vote for your favorite swapped project! Smiley  Vote now through Sunday, August 30th!
Total Members: 311,388
Currently Running With Scissors:
658 Guests and 19 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 2 3 [4] 5 6 ... 12
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Linguine dollydolls *Patterns added on page 7*  (Read 72191 times)
Tags for this thread: craftster_best_of_2009 , doll , amigurumi , pattern  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« Reply #30 on: April 13, 2009 03:54:52 PM »

I love these. Can't wait for the pattern. Thanks for posting these adorable dolls.
« Reply #31 on: April 13, 2009 05:00:25 PM »

I can't believe how adorable these are!

At first, I read the word "linguinie" as "Lingerie", and I was thinking "What's so funny about lingerie?" Then I closed out the browser and a few hours came back, reread it, and realized it was linguinie, which instantly made me giggle. Haha!

I would love to see a pattern of these... I totally want one!  Grin

Offline Offline

Posts: 84
Joined: 28-Dec-2008

Behold! The Kitten Helmet of Power!

View Profile
« Reply #32 on: April 13, 2009 06:23:01 PM »

These are so adorable. great job!

"One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries"
-- A.A. Milne

« Reply #33 on: April 13, 2009 06:25:22 PM »

I'm usually not a fan of dolls, but these are so adorable!
Atomic Delight
Offline Offline

Posts: 12
Joined: 05-Apr-2009

Close the loop!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #34 on: April 13, 2009 09:26:21 PM »

Lol, the orange one look like me! I love how they look so different than other crochet dolls I've seen. I like their little stockings too.

Too cute! The orange one does look like you!

I love these...super cute name too. Linguine...*giggles*

Good job with these, they look so well made. I'm so jealous I can't crochet.  Cry

Shop 'til you drop, you'll make your mother proud!
« Reply #35 on: April 13, 2009 09:50:40 PM »

i love this!!! they are SOOOO CUTE!

nerd. serial hobbyist. militant friendly.
« Reply #36 on: April 13, 2009 11:47:29 PM »

Those are soooo lovely! Did you put wire or pipe cleaners in the legs? They look quite sturdy. I'd love to make something like that!
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 123
Joined: 18-Mar-2009

View Profile WWW
« Reply #37 on: April 14, 2009 12:35:45 AM »

Although the legs are rather stiff, they're just crocheted with a bit of polyfill in the foot. I did crochet them really really tightly. The recommended hook size for the yarn I use is 3 to 4 mm, but I crochet it with 2 mm to ensure that it's super tight, and never shows any stuffing.  Grin
« Reply #38 on: April 14, 2009 03:41:54 AM »

i love them!!

i really want to crochet little girl dolls, except i can't seem to find good skin color yarn Sad( i've been searching everywhere.

maybe it's because i live in hong kong. anyone know a good place in hong kong for skin color yarn?

Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 123
Joined: 18-Mar-2009

View Profile WWW
« Reply #39 on: April 14, 2009 04:19:39 AM »

Finding good skin tones can be tricky, but if all else fails, you could work your way around it by just using different colors. Off-white, although very pale, seems to work quite nicely, especially for a geisha, gothic or porcelain doll type look. You could also use any pastel, and use an equally bizarre but nicely coordinating color for the hair, and call it an elf, a mermaid, an earth elemental, or what have you. I'm thinking of trying out some odd colors for these as well, and see what interesting combinations I can come up with.  Cheesy

Also, I found that it doesn't need to be an exact match to "read" as skin tone when used on a doll. It mostly needs to go well with the other colors on the doll. For example, the color I used for the pink-haired one seemed a bit too glaringly peachy on the skein. But when it's on the doll with other colors, I think it works well.  Smiley

And lastly, if you do find a color that you like, buy it in bulk!  Grin
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 3 [4] 5 6 ... 12 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Fruit Sandwiches
How to Make Bavarian Cream
How to Make Kasutera Sponge Cake
How to Make Italian Ice Cream
How to Make Almond Pudding
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans
August 26, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Flannel Hoodie

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.