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Topic: My epic masterpiece is complete! Giant Lego Man*MASSIVE AMOUNT OF PICTURES!!*  (Read 21301 times)
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« on: April 17, 2010 01:56:07 PM »

Quick backstory before I go onto the ridiculous amount of photos.
About a year ago I started this project. My husband requested I crochet him a huge Lego guy. I got bored of him after I made the head and the body. I stuck him into the closet until about a week ago. My husband took him out of the closet and handed him to me, which was his very subtle way of saying "FINISH THIS NOW!!!" So, a week later, many calluses and yarn burns later, he's complete.

He stands 35 inches tall. I used a size K hook, and super chunky Hometown USA Wal-Mart yarn. I wrote down the pattern and sometime, eventually, I will make sense of my terrible chicken scratch.

The body and legs are reinforced with massive amounts of fun foam. The hands are kept in shape due to heavy duty galvonized wire. He also has cardboard in his feet, alone with lots of poly pellets to weigh him down. There's a dowel in his head, and even more in his legs. He does actually stand up on his own.

There's also better 'in progress' photos on my blog, I don't want to clog this up with too many photos.











And just a couple in progress shots and to show size:








Thanks so much for looking!! This has been a long time in the making, so I'm so happy and proud to finally say that he's COMPLETE!!!


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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2010 02:10:45 PM »

wow wow wow this is amazing Shocked i love lego this is just too cool i hit this rocks
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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2010 02:29:11 PM »

Lol, this is too cool!  Looks like your hubby really likes him too.
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2010 02:44:11 PM »

OMG, that's insane, and awesome and amazing! It's completely mad to make a giant Lego man, then to make him from crochet... You did a really good job, he's perfect - your husband owes you, big time!
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« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2010 03:02:22 PM »

Thanks for all the nice comments. Smiley

Yes, my husband does love him. I've already made him buy me lunch, and I plan on him owing me for a while. lol.

And while I was at Joann's purchasing mass amounts of fun foam, the cashier asked me what I was making. When I told her, she also looked at me like I was completely mad. lol!
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The Lego man is awesome.  Smiley
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He's like a small child!   Shocked That is fantastic.  The legs are particularly fantastic.
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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2010 04:35:39 PM »

OMG!  That is sooooo awesome.  My son would FREAK OUT if I made something like this for him.  Very, very cool!  Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2010 06:19:23 PM »

Thanks so much for the nice comments! They mean so much to me, especially considering all the time and effort I put into this guy. lol.
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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2010 06:20:25 PM »

That's awesome! I am in awe! My hubby also found it impressive and amusing.
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