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« on: January 06, 2011 05:01:59 PM »



My oldest niece loves Puff the Magic Dragon, and wore a dragon costume for about 2 months straight, so I decided to knit her a dragon for her 3rd birthday. I got the patter from Knitty (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter06/PATTnorberta.html). I didn't make any real changes, except I used basic cotton yarn, so it could be washed, and didn't use two strands held together (I would actually do this if I were making it again, because I think it would look a lot better). I left off a lot of the details (i.e. googly eyes) because I didn't want her or my other niece choking on a button or something.

This is the first thing I've knitted that wasn't a basic garter stitch scarf or something, so it's certainly not perfect (see his ridiculously disproportionate legs), but I think it turned out really well in the end.


Here you can see the wings a little better.

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« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2011 05:49:23 PM »

Oooh, I think it is adorable!  Cheesy Great job! I'm sure she will love and cherish it for many years.
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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2011 06:34:25 PM »

This is your first project besides a scarf?!?! WOW! Fantastic job. It turned out very very cute and I'm sure it will be loved.

Knitting toys has become my favorite thing to knit. It's a great way to learn all kinds of advanced techniques so you'll be able to do ANYTHING now!
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« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2011 07:18:31 AM »

Wow, this is fantastic and amazing for your first non-garter scarf project!

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