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« on: September 09, 2011 07:00:11 AM »



Recently I've been busy making these little Tooterphants - similar in shape to elephants, they have wide trunks which they use to make tooting noises and to suck up their food. They live in groups and enjoy playing together - they particularly enjoy climbing on each other and trying to make as tall a tower as possible. My Tooterphants managed a tower of four in my garden before the wind blew them over! Luckily they are quite bouncy and don't mind falling over.



I used King Cole Splash DK self-striping yarn to make these, which I loved, and I'm really happy with the way all the bright colours look together. I hope you like them too!

 

 
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« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2011 07:19:45 AM »

So gorgeous my little boy was pointing at the screen and saying ahhhh  Cheesy
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OMG!!! So cute!! They are amazing!! Grin Grin Grin Grin
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Absolutely adorable!  Can I have the purple one please? Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2011 08:43:18 AM »

Beautiful! I really like the yarn choice! It gives them their own character. Did you make the pattern up? I would love to make a few of these for a friend of mine's son. I think he would just love them!!  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2011 08:50:23 AM »

These are just the cutest! I featured them on Craftster's Facebook page today. Thanks for sharing.  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2011 09:02:23 AM »

Thank you so much for the lovely comments! rackycoo, I'm honoured.

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« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2011 09:08:06 AM »

tooo darn cute!!!
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these are myfavorite thing i found today!!
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« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2011 10:58:00 AM »

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