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« on: March 03, 2004 04:54:02 PM »

My first and second knits, the vegan fox from knitty and a vegan cat for my boyfriend's mom, modelled after her cat. What do you guys think?





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slick
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2004 05:10:50 PM »

Great job, ecinue!  I LOVE the kitty!  It's the cutest.  
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Lara
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2004 01:16:40 AM »

that's lovely, did you make them out of a pattern or did you just make them up as you go along?
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Goddess
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2004 01:52:20 AM »

you did a fab job! WAYYYY better than the first thing I ever knitted, for sure
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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2004 04:40:49 AM »

i think i am inspired to learn to knitt or at least use this knitting machine my mom has. it looks like a piano keyboard.
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TinySoapyBubbles
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2004 05:02:43 AM »

Oh man those are too funny! I love 'em! My gram had a fox stole when I was little that thing used to scare the bejesues out of me!!  Shocked
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« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2004 06:04:48 AM »

Oooooo, so cute!!  Where did you get the pattern?  I would love to make some of these!

I seem to remember that someone in my family had a fox stole, too, and it was both fascinating and gruesome.  One of those things that you just couldn't look away . . .

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« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2004 06:15:16 AM »

The fox is a pattern from knitty.
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall02/PATTveganfox.html

The cat is done the same way as the fox, but the ear flaps are only 2 1/2 inches with a little increase at the end/tips, and a 3 inch face with a knit 3 decrease after 3 inches. I don't remember what I did for the color, I just eyeballed that part.
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« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2004 01:57:55 PM »

I just learned to knit as well, two weeks ago.  I am thoroughly, irretrieveably hooked!  I made a small garter stitch purse, big enough to hold keys, a cell phone and a credit card.  My daughter thinks I made it for her... HA!

I LOVE the vegan fox!  Way too cute!
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