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« on: August 18, 2012 07:09:57 PM »

An early present for a friend, who's a fan of Cap and Tony Tongue

The "pattern" was originally created by pixelpeople on Tumblr.


During Assembly, with iPad beside it as size referenceFinal Product

The whole thing weighed about half a kg when completed.

http://pixelpeople.tumblr.com/post/23771785140/the-avengers-rths-mghtst-pxl-hrs
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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2012 09:02:27 PM »

Nice work on that--did you just sketch it out on graph paper?
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« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2012 12:53:49 AM »

I am so happy you posted the link. There are so many blankets i never realized i needed to make.

Your Cap looks amazing, and you have inspired me.
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« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2012 02:12:52 AM »

Nice work on that--did you just sketch it out on graph paper?

I did! And it's only now that I'm making a secret larger rug project that I thought of using excel grids instead.
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« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2012 01:31:26 PM »

That is so cool. I may have to puzzle out a Superman Chibi for a friend for next year.

What sort of squares did you use for it?
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« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2012 10:30:39 PM »

That is so cool. I may have to puzzle out a Superman Chibi for a friend for next year.

What sort of squares did you use for it?

I used a book called 200 crochet blocks for blankets, throws and afghans. It was the beginning two rounds of the pattern "pinstripes". Below is all in US terms.
3ch (counts as 1dc), *[2dc, 1trc] into next dc, [1trc, 2dc] into next dc (corner made)** 1dc into next dr, repeat from * until you arrive at the original 3 ch, join with slip stitch
Then I just sc into all of the dcs in the previous row, with 2sc into every trc.

Hope that made sense!
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« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2012 10:35:12 PM »

I am so happy you posted the link. There are so many blankets i never realized i needed to make.

Your Cap looks amazing, and you have inspired me.

Thank you! I particularly like his patterns of dovahkiin from Skyrim too xD
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« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2012 02:47:21 PM »

That is so awesome! I wish I was better at making larger projects like this, I keep working on my discipline.
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« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2012 11:10:16 PM »

That is so awesome! I wish I was better at making larger projects like this, I keep working on my discipline.

Thanks =) It did get a little tiring doing the same square all the time, but the final product was worth it!
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