A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 302,047
Currently Running With Scissors:
401 Guests and 3 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Vintage pattern turtle  (Read 1352 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
piratetreasure
« on: February 21, 2010 07:38:25 PM »

The first pattern I fell in love with from my vintage crochet book was this adorable turtle.  I made a few modifications and came up with this.



Because I liked to take things apart as a child, I made the shell removable.


I also made this little matching hat.  The original pattern was for knitting but I used this basket weave crochet stitch instead.  Yes, Yeltsin is modelling for me.


Thanks for looking.  Please comment.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
NH822
Offline Offline

Posts: 1438
Joined: 24-Nov-2008

"Every day is better than the last!" -Logan, age 6


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2010 08:02:50 PM »

this is really cute!!!  I love that his shell comes off, but feel a little sorry for him when he is "naked"

Great job!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues."
-Elizabeth Taylor
Alliecat30
I like to make things...
Offline Offline

Posts: 482
Joined: 07-Feb-2008

break it down....


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2010 08:03:42 PM »

That is so so cute!  I love the colors---very 60s/70s---what book is that?? 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

guacaMolly
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2010 08:49:33 PM »

So cute! Does the hat fit on the turtle? haha, that is most excellent.  Cheesy

Does he have a name yet?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Maria Merlino
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

An Invitation to You to Explore My Work
Offline Offline

Posts: 1030
Joined: 22-Feb-2010


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2010 05:19:56 PM »

I have that pattern, too! I didn't realize he had a body. I thought it was just stuffed. So, that's what a turtle looks like without a shell! I saw you gloves too. What other patterns are you making from the book?

Maria
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Eliea
Tutorial Contributor

Proverbs 31:13 "She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands."
Offline Offline

Posts: 10463
Joined: 09-Aug-2006


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2010 01:16:20 PM »

I think I have that same pattern. I wondered what it would look like with modern yarns. your turtle is adorable!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Shape Your Nose Without Going Under the Knife
How to Get the Perfect Eyebrow Length
Glam Pink Makeup Tutorial
Beauty Report: Back to Work Beauty Essentials
The Secret to a Red Carpet Glow? 3 Facials in 1
Latest Blog Articles
Book Review: Handmade for Baby
Tute Tuesday: Warm Those Piggies!
Which Came First?

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

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.