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« on: May 21, 2010 12:57:21 PM »

so i was browsing ravelry one day and i came across this http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rocket-ship-2 pattern. well, my 2 1/2 year old happened to be looking over my shoulder and immediately said he wanted one. so for weeks after he kept asking "you making me a rocketship?" i finally got around to it! and i got it finished, with a couple slight modifications. first of all, the pictures are really cruddy, i had to take them with my phone since my camera bit the dust.

the ship
a closeup of the spaceman
and his little backpack thinger. see, this was the 2nd spaceman i made. ds lost the first one. 'cause, you know, it wasn't attached to the rocketship and he's 2 1/2. so this time around, i made him the backpack, and then attached yarn coming out of it to the rocket. for air. you know, like the 'umbilical cord' actual astronauts use.

thanks for looking!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2010 01:11:09 PM »

This is cute! And I know what you mean about losing the little spaceman, my dd loses all the little bits all the time that go along with bigger stuff. I think the attachment is very cool though, definately looks like the air house.
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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2010 06:28:33 PM »

this is so cute Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2010 07:11:21 PM »

Awesome!!  I came across this pattern not too long ago also and saved it to my computer. I am decorating my ds's room in an Outer Space theme and I knew he would love a knitted rocket ship he could really "launch" (throw) and I wont have to pick up pieces of broken toy. Excellent job, love the little guy and his air tube.... excellent idea!!
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« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2010 08:41:07 AM »

This is adorable! The backpack on the spaceman is a brilliat idea.
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« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2010 10:10:32 AM »

I love it, it's really cute.
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« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2010 06:53:01 PM »

I love it!!  I plan to make 2 of them for Christmas gifts for 2 of my grandsons.  Your rocket turn out so well!!!
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