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« on: September 27, 2007 12:27:01 PM »

A coupla scoodies for gifts and one for me.

(taking pictures of myself cracks me up)

This was made with a recycled sweater and itty bitty jersey knit scraps.  For my sister who is turning 18 and needs something to cover her head while she waits in line for the club on her birthday.  (18 is legal drinking age here)

And, my favorite, which is a sweater originally boughten to make sweater boots with, but apparently I suck at hand sewing.  The other side is twill, which wrinkles terribly, but I don't mind.

Its got pockets on the ends!

Annnnd, the faux fur and stripey jersey knit for a friend.  Very long, very warm, very heavy.  But was a total bugger to sew. 

Love comments/questions.

Oh, and a tutorial here for anyone who wants: http://indietutes.blogspot.com/2007/09/scoodie.html

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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2007 12:29:59 PM »

I love them!  They look so cozy!  If only Florida would get cold... Sad

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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2007 12:59:14 PM »

I just had a "Why didn't I think of that" moment.
Absolutely awesome!
I'm the world's newest scoodie convert, and by god, I'm going to have to make myself one.

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« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2007 01:02:55 PM »

Those are so cute!  I live in Northern NY, so I can totally get away with this!

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« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2007 01:08:09 PM »

I am officially in love with the scoodie!! I think everyone I know will be getting one for christmas this year.  Grin Thanks for posting a link to the tute!

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« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2007 01:14:40 PM »

Thanks all!

I, myself, about two weeks ago decided I also could not live without a scoodie anymore.  Though I hadn't thought about one in, ummm, 20 years?  Am I this old?  Anyway, love scoodies.

« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2007 01:15:11 PM »

Great idea!! Thank you so much for the tute!  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2007 01:28:53 PM »

i love the first one...blue an aqua look so great together. nice work...you'll be warm and toasty this winter!!!
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« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2007 01:55:55 PM »

love them! i've been wanting to make some and you have inspired me to actually do it! it never gets that cold over here in texas but who cares! haha

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« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2007 02:07:54 PM »

Hey, wow, the monkey's mama has a face (and a pretty one at that)!  And, BTW, if she's a monkey then you're one too, b/c you two are identical!

Being a Florida native, of course I've never heard of a scoodie*, but they sure are cute.  I may have to do one fo DD just for giggles.  Very nice work!

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