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Topic: I made a dang clock again! For my friend who knits  (Read 1886 times)
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« on: July 03, 2011 11:29:12 PM »

I made this clock over the weekend for a friend's birthday! Her birthday was actually in May, but better late than never. She's an avid knitter and has even tried to teach me (FAIL) so I wanted to theme her present around that.



I got a bunch of knitting needles at the thrift store, mod-podged a cool piece of scrapbook paper onto a thrift store clock, glued on the needles, slapped the mechanism back on, and done!



My favorite pair is the set of blue ones in the lower left corner. It was a pair of circulars that I cut apart. I think it gives it kind of a mod feel along with the retro feel of the houndstooth.



Hope she'll like it, even though it's super late. Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2011 12:29:50 AM »

How unusual and personal, great!
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2011 07:23:53 AM »

It's funny, I just woke up, so I'm still kinda blurry, and I'm looking at the photos of the clock, not realizing they were knitting needles.  I thought to myself, "That would be a great clock with crochet hooks too!"  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2011 11:45:23 AM »

Nice! What an awesome idea for a craft room!
Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2011 04:57:13 PM »

looks fantastic!
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