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« on: November 27, 2006 01:58:02 PM »

I recently made a few crocheted items for a swap, so I thought I'd post them here. The swap was based on the Discworld book 'The Hogfather' by Terry Pratchett. Hogswatch on the Discworld is similar to Christmas, but with a certain bias towards pigs (lots of sausages and so on), so I made this little piggy, imagining it to be a traditional Hogswatch present:



Witches and wizards feature heavily in the Discworld books, so I made these bookmarks, which I was rather pleased with. They were very simple, but fun if you like these sort of books, or Harry Potter. I think I'll make some for myself.



Sorry about the photo quality, I took them very quickly before I posted the package.
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« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2006 02:18:23 PM »

I adore those little witch hats!!!!!  If I only knew how to crochet....
Are they hollow or stuffed?

Your Hogwatch piggie is a hoot too!
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« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2006 02:24:00 PM »

They're hollow. They were made from quite thin yarn, I think it's referred to as finger-weight, and they hold their shape well. Crochet cotton would be good for that too, but it's hard to come by in interesting colours here in the UK.
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« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2006 03:38:12 PM »

I love the little witchy hats!!!! 
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Hi there!  Cheesy If I may, how does one do a swap? I only started crocheting a few days ago to prove a point Wink and now I'm into it~! The hats look so cool but, as I'm a novice, I don't even know what the concept of a swap is here.  Huh Help?
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« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2013 11:11:19 PM »

Hi there!  Cheesy If I may, how does one do a swap? I only started crocheting a few days ago to prove a point Wink and now I'm into it~! The hats look so cool but, as I'm a novice, I don't even know what the concept of a swap is here.  Huh Help?

Hi! Go along the the Organised Craft Swaps forum (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?board=365.0#axzz2RXy1hrET) and you'll be able to find out more about the swaps here. Basically swaps get proposed, and as long as someone's prepared to organise them they get listed here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?board=75.0#axzz2RXyFyTKz

If you want to join a swap you need to read the thread about it and fill in the questionnaire - you have to have been a member here for a minimum time, so you'll need to check that.

Swaps are great fun, they're a good way to get introduced to and practice new crafts, and make friends.
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« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2013 05:34:42 AM »

Your piggy is adorable! The witch hats are cute too! They'd make great Halloween decorations!  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2013 03:10:08 PM »

Thank you!
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