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« on: February 12, 2014 07:10:53 AM »

My friend just had surgery, so I figured she could use a friend in recovery.  

Meet Smitty.  He's the same color as the monster in my avatar, but he's different, I assure you.  I think he looks a lot like Gary Busey!


This red guy was made in the summer for a friend's birthday.  Note the lack of 3 feet of snow on the ground. Smiley  


I just kind of winged them both as I was crocheting.  I'm horrible at reading patterns because I never pay attention, so winging it is good.  The bodies are wool roving that I brushed after they were done with a dog slicker brush to make them fuzzy.  The arms were done with Red Heart Curly Q yarn because I liked the way the colors changed.  They've discontinued it, so I'm looking for another fun variegated slightly bulky yarn.  Anyone have any suggestions?
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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2014 07:18:09 AM »

Those area adorable. Love their little toes!
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2014 07:24:56 AM »

Those area adorable. Love their little toes!

^^She stole my comment!  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2014 01:13:46 AM »

So happy and cuddly-looking! I love your monsters anyway, and they're even better as toys.
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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2014 02:33:38 AM »

oh my crap! he's so freaking cute! great colors too.
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« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2014 05:59:40 AM »

Love these little guys. They are always so happy!

have you looked at Lion Brand Amazing yarn. They have a lot varigated colors, but it transitions slowly, so might not work for legs and arms. Looks beautiful on scarves and larger items.
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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2014 11:11:00 AM »

Thanks, CMarion.  Always worth a try checking it out!  I never really need an excuse to look at yarn. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2014 09:01:32 PM »

I agree with gozer, their toes are ADORABLE!
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« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2014 07:29:00 PM »

I LOVE THEM!! <----yes, capitals were necessary!
So fluffy, wonderful smiles, & the TOES!!! ...I just want to hug them Grin

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« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2014 07:23:27 AM »

I LOVE THEM!! <----yes, capitals were necessary!
So fluffy, wonderful smiles, & the TOES!!! ...I just want to hug them Grin

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Thank you so much!  That's great!
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