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Topic: nintendo ds lite sock... with pattern!  (Read 2734 times)
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« on: April 15, 2008 10:08:51 PM »

these were my very first completed crochet projects.  it's also the first pattern i created myself.  yay me!

close up of the pink one

close up of the green one

and here's the pattern!  they fit the ds lite.  i'm not sure if they would work for a regular ds.  also, i crocheted it pretty tightly so if you're a loose crocheter, you may have to use a smaller hook.

i used a US G/6 hook and worsted weight yarn.  i think i used caron simply soft brights.

chain 29

being careful not to twist the chain, join the ends with a single crochet.  this may take several tries because it's sometimes hard to tell if it's twisted until you finished your next row.

single crochet in a spiral until you have 36 rounds.  do not join each round; just keep crocheting.  i highly recommend using a stitch holder to mark the beginning or end of each round to make counting easier.  for my stripe pattern, i crocheted 3 rounds of each color.

fasten off leaving a long tail (about 12 inches?).  flip the tube inside out and use the tail to sew up the bottom.  weave in ends, then flip the sock right side out.

for the strap, i used the macram technique.  if you don't know how to macram, it's pretty easy and i'm sure you can find a good tut online.  i did about 110 knots for the strap, then tied it on to the open side.

the sock should be a little snug at first, but it will stretch to fit the ds perfectly.

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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2008 12:26:15 AM »

this is such a cute little bag for a ds!!!

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« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2008 12:52:35 AM »

Ha awesome, my first crochet project will be a cozy for my laptop. It's just fun to dress up inanimate objects and these turned out great, not to mention they're pretty darn adorable too Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2008 09:19:57 AM »

cute way to keep your ds cozy
thanks for pattern  Grin

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« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2008 10:58:45 AM »

I like them!  Perfect a ds!  :0)

Want to learn to crochet or knit?  I have a ton of extra crochet hooks & circular knitting needles.  Will throw in some pattern books and yarn for anyone interested in a swap.
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« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2008 12:52:13 PM »

wow.. i could use that for my ds!

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