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fizzysister
« on: June 10, 2004 09:13:06 AM »

Hi everyone, I've been lurking here soaking in the craftiness and getting lots of inspiration so I thought I'd share my first ever sock monkey with you. I'd never even heard of sock monkeys til looking on craftster.
I'm in my uni's Astronomical Society, known as Astrosoc, so when I heard of sock monkeys, the logical thing to do was make an Astrosoc(k) monkey! Wink
Here he is sitting on my knee

He has a tshirt just like the human members of the society, with his name on the back

So, I hope you like him, and thankyou everyone for inspiring me! I've got loads more craftster inspired projects battling for my attention  Grin
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ForevrBee
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2004 09:15:51 AM »

He's cute! Where did you gel the star fabric?
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SarahFroggy
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2004 10:35:25 AM »

sooo cute. love the star socks! Smiley
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VaxGirl
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2004 12:08:40 PM »

My sock monkey thinks your sock monkey is heavenly!  hehe, I can be so doofy...
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fizzysister
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2004 01:24:13 AM »

Thanks for the great comments guys! Smiley

ForevrBee: I used some starry socks I found in a British clothes shop called Primark. All their clothes are dirt cheap and crying out to be craftster-ised! But not much help for you guys across the pond I'm afraid.
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Linds
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2004 03:07:40 AM »

are you going to make any to sell? I absolutely love him! PM me if interested Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2004 05:41:17 AM »

I puffy heart sock monkeys! And they are so much cooler when they aren't made from the "proper" socks.
This is great!   
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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2004 04:54:36 PM »

that is so cool! he looks like a punk rocker and is so awesome Grin
i totally agree with silloh_77! star socks are the best
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Darkest_Faerie
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2004 04:13:13 PM »

SWEET!!! Thats awesome, i was bored one day and i punkified a sock monkey that i have...its cool...besides the yarn hair i made...
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« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2004 01:50:48 AM »

Thanks again for the comments guys! They make me feel all warm and fuzzy Cheesy

The Astrosoc monkey now has a sister made from the matching socks in the pack, I'll post pics when I next get to borrow my boyf's camera.

And Linds, I hadn't thought of selling, but I will now! I'll PM you with more details
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