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« on: August 13, 2009 12:16:45 PM »

Here are a few things I've recently finished.

I was asked to make a mother and child set of creatures and they turned out like this:



I had a rough idea of what the person who ordered them wanted - pointed heads and Autumn colours - but they do rather have minds of their own while you're making them, and you can never quite tell if your ideas will work out.

I made the mother first and I was really happy with the way her head looked.





I made the child with a comparatively larger head and eyes, and without horns.



I love monkeys (well, who doesn't?) and I had this great lime green mohair-type yarn, so I combined the two and came up with this Fuzzy Lime Monkey. He seemed to need a stripy tail, so I gave him one.





As you can see, he likes climbing trees and contemplating the grass.

Some time ago I made myself a little cat, he's only 4" tall. I just wanted a little guy to travel around with me. He's made of mohair, and I sort of jointed his arms and legs with yarn as I sewed them on.



Anyway, I hope you like them, all comments appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2009 12:23:14 PM »

Adorable!  Your earth sprites are especially lovely AA!!!
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2009 12:25:43 PM »

Your little creatures are adorable! I only just recently started crocheting animals and such. I haven't worked with any fuzzy yarns yet, but this inspires me to experiment with different yarns. Again amazing!
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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2009 12:29:23 PM »

oh these are adorable!
i love the sprites, the colors are perfect
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CaraLynn
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2009 12:31:59 PM »

These are ALL amazingly adorable!!!!!
 I love your little cat, too. What's its name?
 I'm glad I'm not the only one carrying around a pocket pet. Wink
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chobah
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2009 12:41:37 PM »

I am gonna end up with diabetes looking at all of those sweet little guys lol
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« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2009 04:03:44 PM »

how lovely Smiley  i especially like your M&D earth  spirits as well.
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madamemel
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2009 06:09:26 PM »

So cute!! I love them all - especially the Earth Spirits. They're so sweet!!! Cheesy
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Nedrian
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2009 09:42:09 PM »

i really like these. <3 good job! i want to work with this kind of yarn now, lol.
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« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2009 01:36:23 AM »

They are all so cute and adorable. I love their faces. It really made me wonder if I have some mohair yarn in my stash...
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