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Topic: 7x7ft Raccoon Mario Rug! Featured in NINTENDO POWER!!!  (Read 84610 times)
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« Reply #100 on: November 09, 2009 11:13:17 PM »

this makes me want to do a whole game scene using pure cotton yarn and make it a bathrug

this is awesome.
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« Reply #101 on: November 10, 2009 05:29:44 PM »

AHH! this is so completely awesome!! I'm going to go favourite it on Ravelry Cheesy
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« Reply #102 on: November 14, 2009 04:35:59 PM »

you inspired me to make an 8-bit afghan for my boyfriend! it's link to the past, using granny squares like you did. unfortunately, i decided to make it rectangular. i'm gonna have to make over 500 grey squares as fill in.
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« Reply #103 on: January 07, 2010 12:10:49 PM »

How much yarn did this take?  That is absolutely awesome!  I love it.  I now have a few pixelated projects to get started on right away.
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« Reply #104 on: January 07, 2010 05:08:36 PM »

How much yarn did this take?  That is absolutely awesome!  I love it.  I now have a few pixelated projects to get started on right away.
I think it took about 20 skeins of yarn more or less.  Each skein made 17 or 18 granny squares.


ALSO!  I wanted to keep this to myself, but the anticipation is killing me......the Raccoon Mario rug is going to be featured in NINTENDO POWER!!!

One of their freelance writers contacted me in November to do an interview, so now it's just a matter of time before the article shows up in the Community Section of the magazine!  I'm not sure which month it will end up in, since there were a few articles lined up before mine...but I will scan the article and post it here when it does turn up  Grin
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« Reply #105 on: January 07, 2010 08:21:17 PM »

How much yarn did this take?  That is absolutely awesome!  I love it.  I now have a few pixelated projects to get started on right away.
I think it took about 20 skeins of yarn more or less.  Each skein made 17 or 18 granny squares.


ALSO!  I wanted to keep this to myself, but the anticipation is killing me......the Raccoon Mario rug is going to be featured in NINTENDO POWER!!!

One of their freelance writers contacted me in November to do an interview, so now it's just a matter of time before the article shows up in the Community Section of the magazine!  I'm not sure which month it will end up in, since there were a few articles lined up before mine...but I will scan the article and post it here when it does turn up  Grin

Omgosh, that's crazy! Serious congrats.This thing is awesome.
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« Reply #106 on: January 07, 2010 11:25:15 PM »

You inspired me to make a present for my boyfriend. Instead of a rug, I made a blanket out of fleece squares. Here's the final:
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y288/acertaingirl33/IMG_1289.jpg

It turned out larger than I expected. To give you a idea of the scale, here he is peaking out from under it:
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y288/acertaingirl33/IMG_1303.jpg

Yup, he loved it. Thank you for your inspiration!

edit: lame I can't post pictures.
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« Reply #107 on: January 08, 2010 11:24:45 AM »

That blanket is pure awesome Yojetak!
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Linda P
« Reply #108 on: January 08, 2010 06:11:36 PM »

Wow!  I love it!  It looks so awesome with you two on it.. I did not realize how big 7x7 was!  I am impressed with your work!  Thanks so much for sharing it with us!
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MsPremiseConclusion
« Reply #109 on: January 22, 2010 10:46:40 AM »

This rug is epic! You have inspired me to try and make an 8-bit mario blanket. Although, I'll admit, I don't think I have the patience to make it as big as your rug!
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