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« Reply #710 on: January 14, 2012 11:45:45 AM »

My cousin's having twin girls in June, so here's one of the baby gifts:


The pattern's available on Lion Brand's website.  I tried holding two strands together and just got annoyed, so this is with an H hook and one strand of cotton worsted.

It's also pretty small.  So, the pattern may say blanket, but Bunny Blanket Buddy probably isn't going to keep baby warm.  But the ears are probably good for chewing on.


Looks awesome. I have been meaning to make this for a while. Can't decide on the crochet or knit version.

« Reply #711 on: January 14, 2012 01:26:28 PM »

Thanks, everyone!  I think the yarn color is Sugar'n Cream Spring Swirl (the label is long gone as the yarn started off as another project that never got finished).

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« Reply #712 on: January 14, 2012 01:55:24 PM »

I'm not sure if I can show WIP shots but I am so proud of my work so far. Seeing that I havent done X-stitch since I was 12 I'm super syked about it:)!

well here it is:

and a close up:

Let me know what you think:)!

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« Reply #713 on: January 14, 2012 02:08:13 PM »

I like the Scrabble cross stitch Blank Girl. Cross-stitch samplers always get me and I particularly like more modern ones.

« Reply #714 on: January 14, 2012 02:10:05 PM »

Hi!  I have no new projects to post here, but I wanted to say that I really like the projects that have been posted!  REALLY admiring the vest, the bunny blanket, and the beard -- did you post the tutorial and I missed it, always?  The man I take care of LOVES fake facial hair.  He'd get a kick out of that beard.  

Also I wanted to tell you all about something cool.  I am visiting my parents who have recently moved to DC.  Today we visited the National Museum of Women in the Arts.  There is a piece there that is a lawn dog sculpture that has been covered in crochet!  Reminded me of the yarn bombing round these parts.  

Anyway, I am knitting dishcloths this weekend and working on my fall-themed, granny-square afghan, just putting the boarders on some squares.  I am taking this semester off of school and hope to do serious crafting.  Maybe even be radical and join a swap -- haven't done that since I started the MFA program and took a full-time job.
« Reply #715 on: January 14, 2012 03:52:21 PM »

The Scrabble 2 letter words is a great idea!  Well, except if I gave it to my Scrabble loving grandparents, the rest of my crazy family might demand it get taken down during games.  Except the crazy family members who'd try to say nothing and hope it stayed up.  Like when you took a geography test and hoped the teacher forgot about the map.

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« Reply #716 on: January 14, 2012 07:13:24 PM »

kksimone, that blanket buddy is adorable. I'm working on a couple of projects right now that require two strands. It does get annoying fast. I like your smaller version. Perfect for snuggling with.

BlankGirl, that is awesome! You are doing a great job on it, too.

Here is my first attempt at making slippers for Ian. He chose the yarn for this project, and it's a good thing that I have more of the rainbow yarn left, because the slippers ended up being a little too short. He has my big feet!  Cheesy I will try again tomorrow.

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« Reply #717 on: January 14, 2012 07:23:43 PM »

The Scrabble x-stitch is going to be amazing...and a whole lotta work!! Wow. I can't wait to see how it turns out.

Cute slippers, LaughingLark! Too bad they don't quite fit.

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« Reply #718 on: January 14, 2012 09:05:57 PM »

Love the slippers. It sucks that they dont fit. My slippers aren't as stylish but I usually step on them to see if they are long enough, I've never used a pattern for them so they usually look kinda deformed, but comfy.

After a great sale at Joann's, I can finally finish my amish quilt. I got warm and natural batting at 50% off. I have never used it before, so I am really excited.

I should be able to finish both my lap quilt, and my amish quilt by the end of monday. I have also started on a scarf.

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« Reply #719 on: January 14, 2012 09:12:42 PM »

I still don't have my list posted but I did get some picture of the aftermath of my first major project.... Our annual 12th Night Party. 

I posted the menu here.

I completely forgot to take any pictures before or during the party this year.  I did get some pictures the day after.  It is pretty sad but you can look at them here.


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