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Topic: Glow in the Dark Kodama! (with new Photography update)  (Read 13651 times)
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« on: May 18, 2010 10:39:17 PM »

06/01/10 Photo update!

Hey guys, I wanted to give the Kodamas a proper photo session, so I took them over to a Japanese Garden for their photo shoot!  Enjoy.









You can check out more of the photo shoot and in larger resolutions here:
http://www.amiamour.com/2010/06/kodamas-in-a-japanese-garden/

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Hey guys, I had so much fun playing around with this Glow in the Dark yarn.  I knew I wanted to make something special for it and I thought the Kodamas from Princess Mononoke would be perfect for it!  The yarn I used is called Nightlights, and it really does glow in the dark!  It's made from nylon.  The yarn strand itself was a little too skinny for me, so I double stranded it and then it was perfect for amigurumi-making!  Here's some pics of the Kodamas. I created 2 different versions - 1 sitting and 1 standing.  Standing one kinda reminds me of an alien.  The last pic you see is of it glowing in the dark.  Wish I could get a better in the dark picture.  










I also uploaded a video on you tube so you can see the ami and yarn in action.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNZ7T37P_ik

Oh yes, and I'm also including a link of the free pattern.  I think these Kodamas all would like to have some more trees to dwell in ^^

Link to Free Pattern: http://www.amiamour.com/2010/05/glow-in-the-dark-kodama-pattern/
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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2010 11:02:22 PM »

OMG THEY GLOW IN THE DARK!?!?! They were already so perfect but OMG! I Love them so much! I want one so bad! But I cant crochet Sad I would be ALL over that if I could. I think the little guy in the side by side comparison is my favorite Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2010 11:16:35 PM »

Perfect!  And so cute.

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« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2010 12:56:52 AM »

The fact that you made them with glow in the dark yarn makes them perfect! Great job.
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« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2010 01:18:39 AM »

These are so cool, especially with the glow-in-the-dark yarn. I really like the sitting down ones, and I love the way you've posed them outside.
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« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2010 01:32:19 AM »

Direct quote after showing these to my bf:

"THESE ARE SO F***ING CREEPY!!! I want 15 of them."

I think he likes them as much as I do. I'm definitely trying out your pattern, these are great!
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« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2010 04:07:09 AM »

I love them!  I saw them on Ravelry and decided I have to find some glow in the dark yarn here in the UK so I can make a few for me and a friend Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2010 05:28:28 AM »

Oh yeah, totally just wisted these.
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« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2010 05:56:38 AM »

So cute!! I have been meaning to make a kodama for a long time but haven't gotten around to it. I have some blue glow in the dark yarn that I used to crochet a turtle shell for my turtle! It's neat stuff.
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« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2010 06:10:35 AM »

OMGosh! I LOVE Spirited Away and I sqeeee'd a bit when I saw the thumbnail, but they're GLOW IN THE DARK??  How awesome is that??

They are wonderful!  I think I would take a million pictures of these posed around!  Cheesy


edit:  Oh wait, these are in Princess Mononoke, not Spirited away! Whoopsie! but I love that movie too!   Tongue
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