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Topic: Ollie the (amigurumi) Otter  (Read 2593 times)
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BitsofBruce
« on: February 12, 2011 05:33:39 PM »

My boss is turning 50 in a few days (we had her surprise party today). Since she loves otters, I decided to make her an amigurumi version.

Meet Ollie. He's a friendly little fellow who loves playing in kelp.



Here he is without the kelp. I couldn't find a pattern I liked, so I made him up as I went. I embroidered his nose and mouth.



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littlenutbrownsquirrel
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2011 07:39:54 PM »

How adorable is he?! I love his different colored leggies!
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2011 09:41:31 PM »

He looks great! The kelp is a nice touch.
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« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2011 01:05:04 AM »

he is so cute! I like his tiny ears and the shape of his head.
you did a great job, what a beautiful birthday gift!!
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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2011 02:41:30 AM »

Cute! I love the design - the big tail is just right - and the kelp is a great touch.
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BitsofBruce
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2011 08:54:23 AM »

Thanks. The kelp was a last minute surprise for me. I was wondering what to make for him to hold, and no matter what I looked at (fish, sea stars, etc), nothing felt right. Then I remembered I had some f.o. from playing with hyperbolic crochet, and I found that piece. It was dark green and leafy looking, and I knew it would be perfect.
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