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Topic: Honey's 5 hour skully dog beanie and legwarmers to match *pile of flesh added 4th post  (Read 6210 times)
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« on: March 04, 2006 04:44:58 PM »

 ok  . . so i was inspired by this post : http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=67868.0  . . the 15 minute dog beanie.  well . . . mine took A LOT longer . . it was probably the most technically diffucult thing i've ever knit. at one point in time i had 4 different balls of yarn going! which was diffucult for me. i made the pile of flesh and if anyone's interested i could post it here.

so now she has a new brain protector and a set of leg warmers to match.  . . . here they are on the bed . .

Here's the brain protector in action:

and here's the leg warmers:

i didn;t take a picture of the whole thing together yet . . and i'm sorry about honey's "pout for the camera" look . . she's a cam whore.

i hope you all enjoy  . . and thank you to "rock-it" for inspiring me to make honey a beanie.  oh and i got the skull design from SnBN.

Click here for the pile of flesh.
« Last Edit: January 14, 2014 07:09:44 AM by rackycoo - Reason: added link to pattern » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Think you can handle it?
yea, i didn't think so . . .
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2006 06:06:01 PM »

this is soooo ghoulish!  I heart it! please oh please post the pile of flesh!  I have a chihuahua that I think would look adorable in this! but his legs will be too skinny to put the skulls on the leg warmers, but the brain protector would be ghoulish.

« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2006 06:08:57 PM »

That's ghoulish. It's always great to see dogs that have such style.  Wink

« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2006 08:23:49 PM »

please oh please can you post pile of flesh for the doggie beanie!  i want my fur babies to have beanies too! 

« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2006 10:29:22 PM »

ok here is the pile of flesh for MY dog. with red heart supersaver and size 8 straight needles. i've added a 'drawing' with all the necessary measurements that one needs to make .. .

Stripes= Garter stitch
Pink = seperate ball of yarn
Red/Green dots = pick up i cord sts.

ok. . i

CO 67 sts, then worked in Garter stitch until i had about an inch.  (long stripey piece)

then i

BO 5, K5, BO13, K21, BO13, K10.
next row,
BO5  then you have to break the yarn. you'll need one ball for each pink section. i wound up two really tiny balls for the small side pieces.

knit across all pieces ( i did the center section in St St (thus no stripeys))  until the side pieces are about
1 1/2" long, then only work the center. i did the skull from SnBN, but this part is about 3" wide. 

whew .. moving on.

when you finish the center, you'll have to finish off one side piece  and when you finish up that side you'll have to CO 5 sts.


K10, CO13, K21, CO13, K5, CO5.

switch to one piece of yarn Wink and join all pieces. then work in garter stich for another inch and BO all sts.

Then  . . pick up 3 sts where the red/green dots are . . . the green dots indicate that ONE stitch should be picked jup through BOTH layers of fabric. knit i cord for about 9" on each side  .. weave in ends and take a damn break  . . cuz you'll deserve it. or, at least i did.

Think you can handle it?
yea, i didn't think so . . .
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2006 03:23:31 PM »

absolutly adorable, she looks ghoulish, good job

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« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2006 06:47:41 PM »

aha!!!!!! that is the coolest thing i've ever seen!

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« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2006 11:11:17 AM »

Haha,so cute Cheesy

« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2006 11:31:59 AM »

Honey must be the coolest dog in her neighbourhood. She looks RAAR grr ugggh.

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« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2006 12:38:13 PM »

i eat that brain protector!!
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