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Topic: My Evolving Kindle Cosy  (Read 1431 times)
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Incantrix
« on: March 19, 2011 04:48:09 AM »

I bought my Kindle on the spur of the moment and the only covers in the shop were a horrendous 20-50 and I didn't even like them!!! Instead of leaving my new toy unprotected until I bought a cover from ebay, I decided to knit it a sock (and try out some new yarn I had recently bought).....which turned into a sock with a flap and button fastening.......the n as it didn't feel very thick, I lined it ........then I added a flower or 4...........with beaded centres  Grin At that point I took some pics. Later on I remembered some lace I had left over from another project and some pretty little buttons. Needless to say my humble little Kindle sock has evolved, and will probably continue to do so until I can't fit anything else on it.

This has been suck an enjoyable project I may find other things which need cosying up  Cheesy

As I'm more of a lurker than a poster I can only add links to pics, so here it is http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=247007&id=540281086&l=6f625db6c6

http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/189616_10150114766826087_540281086_7035277_77017_n.jpg

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smallhold
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2011 10:28:38 AM »

Come on you tease  Cheesy  Show us that link.
We want to see now.
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Incantrix
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2011 12:09:51 PM »

Hmmm, how strange. the link isn't showing up  Huh

Here it is http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=247007&id=540281086&l=6f625db6c6

I'll try and add to to my original post. Thanks for bringing it to my attentionn Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2011 07:51:16 PM »

That's one lucky Kindle you got there!  I love the beaded center of the flowers. 
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« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2011 10:43:48 AM »

Very cute! I love the yarn you chose, and the flowers are a great touch!
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jacsu
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2011 06:34:58 PM »

This is adorable and I think my Kindle needs one Smiley awesome flowers by the way!
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I wish my knitting would block itself!
pinkiequeen
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2011 10:15:33 AM »

wow- what a great job.
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Chrislea
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2011 03:18:08 PM »

With those natural colors and the flowers, it almost seems as if the project didn't "evolve" so much as it grew like a tree.  I don't think an ebay-bought one could look as good as this.  <3
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« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2011 03:25:29 PM »

Ooh this is awesome!  I'm about to treat myself to a Kindle and have been agonizing over what ugly case to get but not anymore!  Thanks for the inspiration & hope mine turns out half as pretty as yours did!
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