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« on: January 08, 2006 11:05:18 AM »

I have made a modification on the Kittyville brain protector... basically no ear flap as they don't suit me and I made it a little longer to cover my ears.  I made it with a removable red Hello Kitty style bow, which is just two strips of red stocking stitch sewed together with a safety pin to fasten it to the brain protector.  I have worn it out and loads of people said they liked it, including an old man at the garage.  I made the bow removable because without it is okay for wearing and looking less obvious and I thought I might knit some flowers and make it sort of interchangeable. 

With the bow

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This was my first attempt at grafting (for the ears) and it was actually easier than I thought it would be Smiley I am not having my four week knitting anniversary, so I have just started to make the under-the-hoodie jumper... it was very scary.  I suppose I have to start somewhere!
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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2006 01:20:08 PM »

it looks so cute on you.

that yarn looks soft too

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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2006 01:39:36 PM »

omg.  you are a flipping genious.  omg.  *swoon*  Tongue

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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2006 01:51:07 PM »

Adorable! I've made the brain protector according to pile of flesh and loved it, but like yours even better. Mayhaps I'll make one for my baby daughter (and if I really feel like dorking out, a bigger one for myself).

Anyway, great idea, it looks lovely on you.

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« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2006 03:27:50 PM »

that's great!! I eat the bow. It looks just like Hello Kitty's. A+! ;-)

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« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2006 04:18:06 PM »

Heh, thanks for all the lovely compliments... Elizabooth - a baby sized one sounds super cute... it was pretty quick to make, I used bigger needles and chunky wool... so it knitted up fast and is all snuggly and warm!
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2006 05:48:39 PM »

Looks GREAT!!!!!!  I really like it.  Good for you that you are attempting the under the hoodie sweater.  It's been a lil over a month for me, since I've begun knitting, and although I've eyed the under the hoodie sweater, it hasn't really made it to my "to do" list as of yet.  Please share with us as you work on it.


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« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2006 07:49:58 PM »

omg.  you are a flipping genious.  omg.  *swoon*  Tongue

 lol seriously. I just finished making the devil brain protector and what like...'i will never wear this. it just isn't me'.....this Hello Kitty version of the black cat brain protector is RAAR grr ugggh. lol I think I need to hunt up some white yarn and make one. <3
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« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2006 10:21:31 PM »

Oh that's RAAR grr ugggh. I might have to steal it, even though the cat hats aren't really my style. I made a version-ish of the brain protector... it has a ribbed brim and it's cabled, and it has a pom pom instead of ears, but the basic idea was from that brain protector. Even though you would never be able to tell.

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« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2006 10:23:34 PM »

How cute! The bow looks great, and it looks so warm and comfy, especially since it covers your ears (I hate when hats don't do that). Nice job!

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