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11  beret and necklace in Crochet: Completed Projects by homebunnyj on: January 09, 2007 03:27:34 PM
This is a beret made from a free online pattern that I can't locate anymore. Her website appears to be gone and I don't have a printed copy of the pattern, so I can't give her proper credit. Too bad, it was a great pattern cuz you could make any size from small infant to adult extra large, and you could get different looks by making it solid, or making each tier a different color, or by alternating colors to make it striped. It looks cute in school colors, and good in camo around the sides with a coordinating solid top.

This is a necklace crocheted with number ten crochet cotton and some little beads that were sold to me as bone, but feel remarkably like plastic.  Roll Eyes I just chainstitched, pulling down a bead every three or four inches of chain, until it was long enought to go back and forth as many times as I wanted, then used the fold-over type of findings on each end.

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12  Various bead woven rings in Beads: Completed Projects by homebunnyj on: January 09, 2007 03:00:03 PM
Some of these are from online instructions and some I just winged it; I don't really remember which are which. Embarrassed

Actually, there are two or three that are strung on memory wire. I'm sure you can tell which ones.
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13  Brick stitch earrings, vintage bugle beads in Beads: Completed Projects by homebunnyj on: January 09, 2007 02:55:24 PM
Guess the subject line says it all.  Cheesy The bugle beads came from a beaded purse reportedly from the sixties. It was all to pieces, but I did salvage the beads.

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14  Macrame earrings and bracelets in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by homebunnyj on: January 09, 2007 02:48:37 PM
Here is a pair of crochet-cotton macrame earrings with faux pearls which I made some time ago:

Here are a pair of waxed linen and a pair of hemp earrings, both with glass beads:

And a hemp and shell pair:

And a hemp and glass bracelet:

And a hemp and polymer-clay-bead bracelet:

That's about all the pics I have of macrame jewelry I've done. I have this cool green-crochet-cotton and chinese yellow turquoise micro-macrame necklace and earring set I did, but I can't find it anywhere. If I find a pic I'll post it since I consider it my best piece.

Thanks for looking.
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15  Re: Candy Earrings in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by homebunnyj on: January 09, 2007 02:36:36 PM
Better late then never, I hope!  Embarrassed

Here is a pic of my candy earrings:

 Embarrassed You can see that through frequent wearings I have broken the stem off one of my lollipops.  Sad  I don't have another one, so will have to figure out a repair. I like your lollipops much better than mine.  Smiley
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16  My t-shirt recon! Extra long with tummy room! in Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Completed Projects by homebunnyj on: December 04, 2006 05:31:16 PM
This is a shirt made from one of my old tees (top part) and a tee from the men's department at Walmart. (I found their women's tees to be too cutesy.) It really isn't see-through-thin, it's just the flash on my handy-dandy duct-tape body double.

I ruched the side seams (Thanks for all the inspiration, Miss Tee, dearie!)  Kiss
The neck of the men's tee makes the bottom parts of the keyhole openings.
I think I'll ruch the sleeves too.
I think the front of the yoke part needs a little something, but I don't know what. What do you think?
I traced the skull and bones with glow-in-the-dark paint. I thought about going over the letters with bronze glitter paint just to make it a bit more 'there'.

Anyway, it seemed to me that putting the top part together the way I did allowed for better bust area shaping. And using a men's xxxl tee (I'm a size 18/20) made it possible to have plenty of room around the tummy. Plus, moving the neckline down to bust level and using a yoke made it possible to have the extra length I wanted to camouflage my tummy bulge.

I sure hope I'm coherent enough, I'm absolutely flat-out tired right now.
Well, let me know what you think, if ya don't mind. Thanks Smiley
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17  Crochenit baby blankie in Crochet: Completed Projects by homebunnyj on: November 08, 2006 08:16:23 AM
I found this in the bottom of my yarn stash waiting to be edged, so I edged it. I started it about four years ago. It worked up quickly on a double-ended hook I made from a dowel (prolly about a size P) and is made of some vintage acrylic I got in a humongous bag of yarn my dad sent me.

detail pic:

I may never crochenit again  Roll Eyes although it is exceedingly fluffy and plush
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18  Beanie for son in Crochet: Completed Projects by homebunnyj on: November 08, 2006 08:09:37 AM
Here it is:

It's made in Paton's Classic Wool. Ds also knits and always has a few skeins of paton's classic on hand in 'manly' colors.  Cheesy  I went to make up a couple more and found I had misplaced the printout of the free pattern; so I can't really tell which website I got it from at the moment.... I printed out so many beanie patterns before finding the one I wanted to make. I ended up adding an extra increase round and a couple extra length rounds as well, and left off the slip stitch edging since it made the brim tight and rigid.

I was wearing a similiar one a couple weeks ago when my hubby and I were out and got a request for a black one from the bartender. Hmmm.... Wonder how much beer we could get in trade........ Grin
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19  Re: My new favorite hat! in Crochet: Completed Projects by homebunnyj on: November 08, 2006 08:00:34 AM
Here's mine:

Not my colors, actually, but I was stashbusting
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20  There's something about an adult in an acorn hat... in Knitting: Completed Projects by homebunnyj on: November 08, 2006 07:57:43 AM
... that makes me giggle.....

The adult is me.
I made this a couple of years ago. No pattern, just winged it. It's actually large-kid-size, but very stretchy.
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