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Topic: Crocheted Crab - Crustacean Sensation!  (Read 2136 times)
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« on: November 08, 2013 03:04:02 PM »

My very good friend and I used to laugh for hours doing crab impressions, scuttling past windows and confusing family members and our other "normal" friends. I decided I would crochet a crab costume in honor of our memories and the many laugh-until-you-cry-and-then-choke moments.

I crocheted a scoodie, which is a scarf with a hood, and attached crab claw pockets at the end. Since I live in Alaska, it's nice to have something to keep me warm-ish while out and about for Halloween shenanigans. I made the left claw bigger than the right claw to be crab-atomically correct. *click clack*

I also crocheted a crab shell backpack which I finished in time for the second weekend out, mostly because I always seem to lose essential things such as credit cards, phone, house keys, etc. on Halloween night. I wanted a prop that would double as a purse/backpack! I sewed a zipper at the top opening to keep my treasures safe inside the shell!

I hope you like my crab costume! It was so much fun to wear!!








Finishing the crab shell backpack


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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2013 03:14:44 PM »

That is adorable!  I loooooove it!
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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2013 05:43:26 PM »

I love this entire thing, and you look super cute!
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2013 06:48:06 PM »

This is so creative! You're totally adorable in it!  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2013 12:27:42 PM »

Wow!  This is brilliant!  And your styling with the dress and boots is fabulous!  So cute!
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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2013 07:19:31 PM »

Love it! super cute and creative!
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« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2013 08:34:06 AM »

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« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2013 01:32:03 AM »

how cute is this? just wonderful. and so creative!
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« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2013 05:47:32 PM »

Fantastic work! You look great  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2014 12:12:09 AM »

The craft is very vivid. You look so cute by wearing it. I want to say your are a clever girl to do such a clothing.
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