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« on: January 09, 2009 07:13:16 AM »

I found the pattern for this in a craftster forum post https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=40714. I thought it was really cute but I had no need for an I-pod cozy since I don't really use mine until my best friends boyfriend said he wanted me to make one for him when I was teaching her how to knit. I was really excited how quickly she picked it up. I decided the squid pod cozy because he is a sculptor specializing in imaginary creatures in sculptie clay and the squid seemed to fit him. Anyways, the pattern is really easy, a one day project or a couple day project is you don't want to work on it all day. I changed a couple things in the pattern. The head shaping I decided to just repeat RND1 over and over instead of the RND1 RND2, RND1... I also added eyelets for button holes on the back flap. I added them in the 10th row down on the flap by (yo k2tog) for one side and (ssk yo) for later in that row for the other. And Like a real squid he has 8 little tentacles and 2 big ones with the fins. I used Fishermen's wool from Lion Brand yarn in natural brown that I got at Hobby Lobby and size US4 double pointed needles and for the guage of making the 5" body it was 7 rows to an inch. In all i'm really happy with this project Cheesy and I get to give it to him today because it is his birthday.
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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2009 07:19:09 AM »


That is -fantastic-!

« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2009 07:25:18 AM »

SO cute! Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2009 04:13:44 PM »

This made me smile

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