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Topic: Bob-omb Bags... now with (free) basic pattern!  (Read 55948 times)
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« on: October 07, 2008 04:02:42 PM »

People keep posting Mario things... so I figured...

This guy is a bob-omb bag. His grey fuse box comes off to reveal that the fuse is actually a drawstring!

I made it because... me and a few friends... we dressed up as Shy Guys once, and I refused to carry around a blue frilly purse in a Shy Guy outfit.

I'm... I'm the red one. Embarrassed

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2509858981/in/set-72157605167681894/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2509859127/in/set-72157605167681894/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2510692226/in/set-72157605167681894/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2510692418/in/set-72157605167681894/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2510692566/in/set-72157605167681894/
(look at these in order, they are a story!  Cheesy)

Basic pattern:
-ch 2 with black and an H hook, sc 6 in 2nd from hook
Keep increasing by 6 until you get 60 around (10 times)
Sc around
Increase by 6 once more (66)
Sc around 10 times
Dec by 6... erm... until you get to 30?
sc around in FLO
sc around once or twice more
(hdc 2, ch 2, sk 1) around and hdc in last
sc in the second hdc, and sc 3 in each ch 2 space around

Erm... don't remember the grey top too well...
Ch 6? join with sl st
Increase by 6 until... erm... 30...
sc around in BLO
Increase one each round for a few rounds

The eyes are felt, and the feet... well, they're basically baby booties. I made an oval with hdc, and when it was big enough sc-ed around once in BLO, then on each round made a bunch of sc dec over one end of the oval... 

And then of course the fuse is just two strands of white held together and.. I think I chained 64 with a k hook? Something long and then weave it through thr holes at the top of the bag. You could also make a wind-up key to put on the back, if you want it to be one of the walking kind.  Wink

We made three of these (see the female one?), so I really should remember the pattern better... oh well, it's what I get for not writing it down.
« Last Edit: January 30, 2009 10:03:43 AM by BunnieBard » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2008 04:08:06 PM »

That photo of you dressed as a s hy guy is priceless. I love Mario and this is awesome. I'm trying to learn to crochet just so I can make awesome stuff like this!
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« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2008 04:11:27 PM »

okay, this is awesome!  ...i think you just inspired my next purse Smiley Grin

...and "this rocks"  Wink

« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2008 04:19:18 PM »

So cuute!
I love the costumes. Cheesy

« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2008 04:24:20 PM »

VERY NICEEE!!  Grin love this!!
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« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2008 04:27:45 PM »

love the whole idea, so clicking the rock button. making your purse or bag go with the whole thing. what pattern did you use?

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« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2008 04:44:50 PM »

Definitely added this to my wist!  I would also love more information about the pattern and how it was made...
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2008 04:48:54 PM »

This pretty much rocks! Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2008 04:50:23 PM »

yup I agree, this rocks!

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