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« on: January 22, 2006 05:48:36 PM »

I'd been on a toy kick for Christmas gifts this and finally got around to posting them. 


My original Pasha.


Pasha after I was compelled to knit little clothes to go along with it.


It's Sirdar the ITV Digital Monkey. I adapted the monkey feet to Charity Pattern: MaryJane Socks.  Removeable shirt and jumper were my own pattern, but the lacework heart is from Knitty's Fall 04 Issue, under the "fall suprise!" This project is roughly the size of a 7 month old human baby and will probably take  just as long to produce.  As I was nearing the last bit of stuffing and seaming, I almost didn't want to give it away.  I had spent a lot of time and careful research to make this just perfect.  This is one of (if not THE) most challenging knitting projects I've undertaken.


I had seen this turtle online but could never find the book, so I decided to wing a pattern.


My friends live in Paris now and couldn't afford tickets to fly back for Thanksgiving.  They were too bummed to do anything traditional so I made them a turkey.  Turkey (or chicken) is an extended version of the infamous Chicken Viking Hat.


My coworker is expecting a baby boy in April and has decorated the nursery in a pond theme.  This little froggy will hopefully add to the theme.
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2006 06:01:34 PM »

So cute!  I love them all but I'm particularly fond of the frog...adorable!

I also wanted to add that I think your knitting itself is beautiful!
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2006 06:02:06 PM »

Those are great! I especially love the frog, and the colors you chose for that turtle.  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2006 07:56:16 PM »

These are awesome!  I love knitting and crocheting toys too. 

I especially like the frog and Pasha with the clothes(that hat is too funny!).  Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2006 06:30:08 AM »

Cute! I especially love the Froggy and the Turtle (BTW-did you use a pattern for the Froggy?). Now I'm getting the urge to knit more toys! thanks!
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« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2006 06:56:30 AM »

Your toys are so much fun.  I love them all.  The frog is so cute.  I have kissed alot of them looking for my prince! Can't help but love him! Jess
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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2006 07:39:48 AM »

Excellent!  Those are adorable.
My next project is a knitted turtle, I've got a pattern but I think I'm going to ignore it.
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« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2006 11:14:38 PM »

do u have patterns? i absolutely love pasha!!!!!!

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« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2006 04:25:44 AM »

love pasha and the frog !! A pond themed nursery?  it's going to look so cool in there !
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« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2006 08:00:49 AM »

they are the sweetest toys....
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