A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can get cheap (and legal! Wink) advertising by donating a challenge prize! Go here for more info.
Total Members: 297,496
Currently Running With Scissors:
621 Guests and 25 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Brain slugs; they're infesting the Internet. (With pattern!)  (Read 3980 times)
Tags for this thread: pattern , brain_slug , futurama  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Loefferst
« on: April 01, 2011 07:33:50 PM »

I'm calling him Mr. Brain Slug. Mostly because I keep misreading it as Mr. Brian Slug. Hehehe.

Anyway here's the cute little guy! He's about the size of a grapefruit and is a very pleasant "moss" green.



Here's the pattern which can also be found at http://mostlynerdycrochet.blogspot.com/2011/04/april-and-brain-slug.html

Magic circle with 6 sc. Inc to 12
Inc, sc, inc, sc etc for 1 row
inc, 2 sc, inc, 2 sc for 2 rows
inc after every 5th sc for 1 row
inc after every 10th sc for 1 row
inc after every 20th sc for 2 rows
then do about 12-15 = rows
dec every 4th stitch for 2 rows, then every 3rd for 1 row, every 2nd... you get the idea. Stuff and finish closing.
sl st back to the edge

Tentacles:
sc, dc,tc,tc,dc, 4 sc, dc,tc,tc,tc,dc,dc,sc....just make a wavy base using single crochet, double crochet, and triple crochets. Vary and repeat until you've made one round.
1=row
sc in the "low" spots (close to the body) and dc on the ends of the tentacles for one row. Just to give a more pronounced wave.
sl st back at the beginning and you're done! Oh, wait. No you're not.
Antenna: make two
ch 16, 3 dc in 2nd ch from hook. sl st back to end of chain. Attach to body.
Don't forget to cut out an eye and pupil and sew them on. I used felt.


Sorry for all the short hand. Email me at mostlynerdycrochet@gmail.com if you have any problems Smiley

Happy April and thanks for looking!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

mink_bikini
Offline Offline

Posts: 1512
Joined: 12-Jun-2007

A very proud Craftster best of 2012 awardee


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2011 02:55:41 PM »

So cute, thank you so much for posting a pattern I may have to make one of these for the hubby.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

jcorn
Offline Offline

Posts: 455
Joined: 13-Feb-2010
Don't bring your crazy here. We're all stocked up.


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2011 12:01:12 PM »

I envision my own little army of Brain Slugs being sent forth soon. . .
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Boycott haters.

http://www.wists.com/jcorn - my wist-y ideas
aliis
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2011 03:11:17 AM »

Oh this would look so cool on a headband! Thanks for the pattern!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Road goes ever ever on...
LouiesLoops
Offline Offline

Posts: 76
Joined: 16-Jul-2012

louiesloops.com


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2012 08:54:10 PM »

Haha  Cheesy I love this! I have a version of this on my site, Louie's Loops!

The pattern is available here: http://www.louiesloops.com/2011/10/taking-crocheting-to-future.html

Here are some of the photos, I freaking love Futurama!!


« Last Edit: September 13, 2012 10:41:46 AM by jungrrl - Reason: changed links to images » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Timeless Classic Wardrobe Pieces From Jill Martin
Fall Jewelry Trends From Jill Martin
Fall And Winter Trends From Jill Martin
Tricks For Transforming An Outfit From Day To Night From Jill Martin
Tricks For Corporate Attire From Jill Martin
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Seed Packet Gifts
Cooking: Honey Month
September 19th - Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.