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1  Slouchy hat! in Crochet: Completed Projects by Evilkittieninja on: May 01, 2012 04:36:49 PM
I love the look of slouchy hats and have been making quite a few.
This yarn is so soft and comfortable, it really makes the hat.

On to the pictures!

Please, tell me what you think! I know it's simple, and I've made other, more detailed ones. I really like the simplicity of this one.
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2  Re: Pretty Puff Slouchy Hat UPDATE: Pattern link added in Crochet: Completed Projects by Evilkittieninja on: October 18, 2011 05:21:47 PM
I made one too!
I didn't have the correct size hook, so I had to improvise a bit, but it's still basically the same pattern.
Sorry for crappy webcam pics Cheesy

Front view:

Side view:

Top view:

Thanks for the pattern!
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3  Yoshi Mailbox Crosstitch in Needlework: Completed Projects by Evilkittieninja on: May 26, 2010 10:44:45 PM
I've never posted in this Forum before, guys. I believe this is the right spot!

I recently participated in the Super Mario Bros. Swap, and my partner loves Yoshi as much as I do, so I cross stitched her this Yoshi mailbox (from Super Mario World), and hot glued it into a frame.

I used plastic canvas, which is a lot easier to cross stitch on, and I bought a cheapo frame at my local WalMart and just hot glued it to the plain white paper that was already there. It was too thick, so I couldn't keep the glass over it, obviously.

Here are a couple pictures Cheesy

Slightly blurry picture of it in the frame:

Less blurry, closer up picture:

This is one of my first few cross stitching projects, and definitely my first project using plastic canvas. I love the cute little squares it makes.
Let me know what you think, please!
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4  Yoshi Potholder! in Crochet: Completed Projects by Evilkittieninja on: May 26, 2010 10:36:00 PM
Hey folks!
I participated in the recent Super Mario Bros swap (Original Thread: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=341605.0), and one of the items I made (the one which I am most proud of) was a potholder!

I crocheted the actual potholder part in tunisian crochet, and then cross stitched Yoshi's head on it. Then a friend did the black border, because she was helping me with my ideas. I sewed some fabric on the back of it to give it some bulk so that it was actually functional, and... voila!
Yoshi Potholder Cheesy

On to the pictures!

The potholder itself with the image of Yoshi:

This shows the thickness and color of the backing.

That's all, guys! Let me know what you thought.
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5  Some crochet bags and such in Crochet: Completed Projects by Evilkittieninja on: May 09, 2010 09:51:37 PM
Hey Craftster People!
I haven't posted in a million years...

I'm posting about a few Dungeons & Dragons dice bags I made for my boyfriend. Nothing too special, but he's been bugging me to post them for a few months now, so here they are, along with a WIP bag I made for myself!
Didn't want to crowd the board with too many topics Smiley

This purple one is pretty tiny; for just one set of dice.

The second one I made is a lot bigger, and holds a lot of extra dice that he has.

Then, I needed a bag to hold all of my WIP crochet things. I figured I'd just do a stashbuster bag to get rid of some yarn. I wound up wishing I'd used the top yarn for something else, because I really liked the way it came out.

Top view so you can see that it holds a lot Cheesy

The bottom; I used really thick course yarn for this so it's stable.

Action shot! The boyfriend is pretty proud of this one, haha. He's so enthusiastic Cheesy

I didn't get a good picture of it, but there are small crochet flowers where the handles connect to the bag, on the frontside.

After I made this I started to bring it in to work, and a bunch of the girls asked me to make them one. They've yet to bring in the yarn they want me to use, but just the thought of them liking it that much was cool Cheesy

Comments and critcism welcome~!
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6  Re: Super Mario Bros. Swap Gallery! in The Swap Gallery by Evilkittieninja on: May 09, 2010 09:05:24 PM
Wow, guys. Everything is amazing!
I'm the only one who hasn't sent yet... but I plan to reeeaaally soon! Life just got in the way for a while...

But I want to post what Megzy made me, because I was suuuuuper excited to see that it came in Cheesy

To begin with, she made me this AWESOME Mario Kart shirt. Unfortunately, my chest is too big for the shirt. So I'm sorry, but I will have to reuse this. It'll go into something else crafty Cheesy Maybe a purse/bag?

Next, there is this fabulous Yoshi embroidery that she did for me. I love it! It came framed, but the frame was a little broken (maybe from the delivery; the guy wasn't very nice to it :[...)

Then there is the huge amount of perler bead guys that she made me. Yay! Major picture overload incoming xD As you can see, some of these were also damaged while in transit. I'll have to make sure I wrap mine eeeeextra well Cheesy
I'm going to try to remelt them a little bit.

She also included this cute Virgina Beach shirt, since that's where she lives. I really like this shirt (it's wrinkled because I've already worn it Cheesy).

Thaaaaanks so much, Megzy <3<3
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7  Afghan Done for Christmas in Crochet: Completed Projects by Evilkittieninja on: March 20, 2009 12:59:50 AM
Yes, it was done before Christmas. Barely, but I made it.

It was for my boyfriend, J, but I think I've stolen it from him a number of times already...

It's a simple square, I believe. I was trying or a rectangle; I'm not sure what went wrong.

Chillin' on the loveseat...

The colors, a bit better...

For size reference, I'm five foot tall.

So he really liked it. I was so glad. It's the biggest thing I've ever made, but it's too small for him. I've been thinking of just adding to the top and bottom. Any suggestions?
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8  Re: Really Cute Flower Headband (spring is in the air!!!)NOW WITH PATTERN in Crochet: Completed Projects by Evilkittieninja on: July 04, 2007 04:09:21 PM
When I saw this I was like Aw, this is SO cute.
And I wanted one. I didn't follow your pattern, but I made a headband a lot like it. I really wish I had some buttons, because I think that was such a cute idea, but... I coped ^_^

I did a row of hdc, a row of dc, and another row of hdc. I think it gives a nice effect.

Anyway, here it is! Inspired by your design <3

Here it is, full shot.

A close-up of the flower. I chained 3 in between dc, not five ^^ And the green in the middle is how I secured it to the headband.

I wasn't sure how you made your ties, but I braided all three colors that I used together, around the dc in the middle.

The obligatory action shot. Myspace angles galore. Not the greatest pic.

Thanks for the inspiration, and sorry for all the pics and the lengthy post ^_^
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9  Simple Scarf ~ Two-toned Green in Crochet: Completed Projects by Evilkittieninja on: July 02, 2007 03:39:31 PM
Okay, so I've been a member of Craftster for... not that long. This is my first topic-post, and I'm really proud of this simple little scarf <3

Longwinded Backstory (optional): My cousin was just learning to crochet, and he was starting a scarf, but was doing it length-wise and didn't want to contine. He came over to help me with a college application thing, and decided he'd wait until I saw the scarfling before he frogged it. It was like a long rope, and I couldn't really tell where any of the stitches were, but it was so cute~ He decided to start over, and while he was talking to my husband after helping me with the app, I started to crochet a scarf. He was using a J hook, and I was like OMG at the size of it (it's now officially the largest hook I've ever used), but I got used to it. I was some rows into it when I decided that it would be rather boring as one big hunter-green length, and wanted to add in a stripe. I've never changed colors at the end  of a row, so it was new and exciting.

I was only going to do one stripe, but then I thought it would look good as a striped scarf, so I continued, and it just happened that I was exactly 10 rows in when I stuck the first stripe in. Since the lighter green yarn was WAY bulky, I used my H hook, so that the stitches would be relatively the same. This was also the second project I've ever actually weaved in the ends on. Believe me, from now on? I'll leave the ends in excess of 6in DX

On to the pictures! The only part you came for Tongue

I had my lovely husband model it. He was only a bit reluctant~

Excuse the boxer-shot. He's about 5'10", so the scarf is relatively huge. I wasn't exactly sure how long it SHOULD be, so I measured by having him put it on while I was still working on it, for reference.

I think the colors are most true in this shot. It's storming outside, so I can't use natural light >_<;

This worked up SO fast. About half a day, really. And I'm so proud of it, but mostly I'm proud of weaving in all those pesky ends. Yay~

Thanks for looking!
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