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« on: July 02, 2010 07:52:23 PM »

I was asked in Shop the swap if I could copy a knit unicorn and make it with crochet. I spent a little over month working on him and he's finally done and I'm super proud.

Used a wide range of techniques on this guy, I crocheted the bear with thread, the unicorn double stranded worsted, the mane and tail were attached and then unraveled for a more whimsical look. The bear's face is painted and so is the unicorn's nose, his eyes (yes it's a he) are felt which are painted then glued on. His hooves are glued as well.
His horn is worsted weight and I unraveled it to make it thinner.
His legs and horns have plastic drinking straws in them to add support. And he has steel bb's in his rear to counter weight him. WHEW! That's a lot!

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And the one he's based off:
http://www.thewb.com/blog/files/2008/12/unicorn.jpg

It took so much work and while it's not my taste I wanted to share him as I'm proud of the resemblance. On Tuesday he'll be off to sheepblue as she's his proud new owner!
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« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2010 08:08:10 PM »

I love it!  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2010 11:28:51 PM »

i'm just absolutely speechless! the amount of thought and work that went into this is incredible. i have never seen anything that has made me click a thumbnail on the front page quicker - it's so funny, clever and different!

can you tell i'm a fan?!

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« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2010 08:12:37 PM »

You should be proud! Your interpretation turned out great. The thought and energy you put into this project was worth it! The result is awesome.
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« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2010 10:05:54 AM »

hilarious!  and the details are amazing!!!
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« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2010 10:28:58 AM »

LOL THIS IS AMAZING! i love the blood specially
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« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2010 05:07:50 PM »

Thanks all! That blood was fun to figure out! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2010 08:27:37 PM »

HILARIOUS! I almost spit out my cookie (ALMOST).
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