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« on: August 03, 2010 05:11:17 AM »

For the Amigurumi Poppet swap, my partner requested a Hobbes in exchange for one of her infamous poppets. I googled to find this:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=330848.0

I was inspired to make this little guy.  I altered the pattern the previous poster supplied quite a bit.  It was great for a guide, but didn't quite give the outcome I was looking for.  



Olivia posing with Hobbes to show his size (don't mind her unbrushed hair)


Hobbes watching the Disney Channel


If anyone is interested in the changed I made, I'd be glad to help you out.   Grin  I didn't write the pattern out, but I can tell you what I did to modify him.
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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2010 05:24:04 AM »

Great work on all the strip details especially on his face.
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2010 05:35:12 AM »

Aw, he looks just like the toy version of Hobbes (how everyone but Calvin saw him)!  I'm feeling so nostalgic now... he's wonderful.
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2010 06:55:58 AM »

Wow! Lovely work! Nice tight stitches ( no stuffing peeking out).  Super.
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2010 07:09:27 AM »

oh i love him!!!
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2010 04:33:49 PM »

What RavingRosemary said---just looking at him makes me want to dig up my Calvin & Hobbes books and curl up for a while.  He's amazing, and I love how poseable he is, too.
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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2010 08:23:35 AM »

Wow, this came out great!! Such crochet skills!!  Cheesy
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