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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: Urban Outfitters Scarf on: June 26, 2010 02:20:48 PM
I really do think that this stitch is possible to do in crochet and it reminds of me the "galaxy stitch" done by Teresa.  I can't find a good clear image to compare.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CnFGQCBhSk

I know this is an older thread, but hopefully this can be a source of inspiration!  (I would like to learn to knit... so if I can find a crochet pattern I will!) 
2  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Dinosaur & Watermelon on: July 05, 2009 12:40:08 AM
My first project post on Craftster!  I've made many more things... but I haven't posted until now.  I guess I'm really excited about this lil guy!

I wanted to make a birthday present for a friend after I broke a mechanical toy dinosaur that his girlfriend gave him.  I saw an embroidery pattern of the dinosaur and got inspired  to make it after I blew it up.

http://www.urbanthreads.com/product_details?product_id=1295&category_id=51  

With his girlfriend's input on colors and favorite dinosaur- this is what is made.  

Rather than just make a lil dinosaur plushie I wanted it to have a lil surprise.  So i basically used 4 layers of fleece and 4 layers of batting to make "2" dinosaurs and sewed them together side by side to make a pouch in the middle of the layers where I can hide the watermelon in.  I started stuffing the lil guy with batting to make him extra plump and huggable.  My favorite part of this project is how the dinosaur looks so innocent and mischievous at the same time.  











The watermelon.  I know it's a lil out of proportion, but as my friend says:  it's a prehistoric watermelon and it's just a BABY dinosaur.  

Do you think my friend will forgive me now?  (Luckily, he was able to fix the mechanical toy as well.)  

3  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Poliovirus Stuffie :) on: September 15, 2008 12:27:15 PM
SUPER CUTE!!!  Would you mind sharing your pattern?!  *gush gush* 
4  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Looking for Good Blanket Yarns on: June 10, 2008 06:07:04 PM
Hi Everyone,

I'm a new crafter... more of a lurker on this site getting inspired with every post.  I'm currently studying for midterms but I have a huge goal for this summer and would like some advice.

I'm looking for
- cheap
- cotton
- available in a rainbow of colors

yarn so that I can crochet a month away during my vacation time to make something like this...

http://rosylittlethings.typepad.com/posie_gets_cozy/2007/02/ripple_finale.html

I fell in love with this ripple look and thought it was the most amazing thing since the rainbow. 

I have a personal favorite of Lilly's Sugar and Cream yarn.. however, it's not very soft and I would love for this blanket to be soft and warm and cozy- everything a blanket should be. 

I'm a new crocheter so I don't have stash yarn, so I figure why not find an excuse to go buy a whole yarn section and give myself a project that can be simple and beautiful. 

Any advice on yarns would greatly be appreciated.  If it can be found in Joannes or Micheals, even better!!! 
 
5  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: lotsa thread crochet (pic heavy) on: March 11, 2008 11:17:46 AM
thank you!  they're beautiful.  keep up the good work
6  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Ninja Bunnies on: January 23, 2008 02:36:01 PM
so cute!!! thanks for the inspiration.  I can't wait til it's friday so i can mess with a pattern to make these!  so cute!!
7  CROCHET / Projects from The Happy Hooker by Debbie Stoller / Re: Probably the FATTEST Fat Bottom Bag you've ever seen!! on: December 02, 2007 11:36:35 AM
thank you!  i was trying to find a way to make a really large fat bottom bag for my friend Heather!  I'm so glad to see a finished product.  I was wondering if you think it's still feasible to make a fat bottom bag with 2 strands of yarn with such chunky yarn and using an N hook?  My friend wants a black and white bag that's reminescent of the shoes we got...
8  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Athenian Scarf *******NOW WITH PHOTO STEP BY STEP GUIDE*************** on: November 21, 2007 11:24:20 PM
I'm so impressed.  I wonder if this stitch would look as good with an acrylic ball of yarn that got tangled under a bedpost by a bunch of cats? 

It's a beautiful stitch!  Bravo!

Thank you for sharing!
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: "scrap" afghan on: October 03, 2007 11:20:25 AM
this is awesome!!!

how did you stitch them all together so seamlessly?!  wonderful! 

incredible... *major gushing*
10  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: sweet ribbon baby blanket on: October 03, 2007 11:14:44 AM
awesome!  i really want to know what pattern you used, it's a wonderful shell stitch right? 

Thanks for sharing!  It's a darling blanket.! 
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