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Topic: My Epic Battle with Link, or Why I'm On Hiatus from Crocheting  (Read 9552 times)
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« on: September 17, 2011 03:42:37 PM »



My lovely husband is kind of a Zelda nut, so for his 24th birthday I crocheted him this magnificent bastard for his man-cave...it took me about a month, and that's with my little fingers working at warp speed at every waking moment. I actually have a callus on my palm from my crochet needle! I'm so proud of it, it's like I suffered for my art. Smiley It consists of 162 worsted weight crochet squares, 4" each. This whole project was inspired by the fabulous Mario Racoon Rug by enemyairship.

He traversed the imaginary forests in our home, only to come across a mysterious chest. He opened it...


...to claim his prize! He literally made the "DOO DOO DOO DOOOOOO!" sound when he saw it! That was more satisfying than anything else Smiley


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« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2011 04:15:19 PM »

I love it!  Want to make me one Wink ?
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« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2011 04:25:17 PM »

That is so awesome! I'm getting ready to put on my handpainted, pixelated Link shirt to wear to a reto gaming party at our Science museum tonight!
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« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2011 04:39:56 PM »

Sweet! i plan on making an 8bit link and zelda blankets for my fh and i. But the task scares me. Love that he made the sound!
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« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2011 04:41:29 PM »

Your hard work paid off, it looks awesome! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2011 04:43:19 PM »

I love it!
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« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2011 05:04:37 PM »

Awesome Job!!!!!
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« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2011 05:41:24 AM »

I love Zelda too, it looks great!
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« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2011 06:08:35 AM »

I don't know what is cooler the blanket or those hilarious pictures of your husband getting his present.  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2011 09:42:42 PM »

That is awwwwwwwwwwwesome! I love the idea of these sprite blankets! I am now inspired to make one for myself!
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