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« on: February 01, 2011 04:09:31 PM »

The projects were made for my swap partner in Newbie Swap Round 14 ... and I'm just now getting around to posting!

My partner loves giraffes, so I knew a giraffe was must!

She also loves Star Wars and Harry Potter, so a Chewie pygmy puff seemed just right:

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is another fave of my partner, so I put together some magnetic word poetry (inspired by another post from Craftster) in a metal Star Wars case and a teeny-tiny Marvin amigurumi all packaged in a towel drawstring bag:

Everything was fun to make, and it was so awesome to make a new friend in the process. Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2011 05:04:10 PM »

I am loving that chewie plush! He's so cute! And I love the fact that you put the HHGTG stuff in a towel bag, how cool! How tiny is your little Marvin? And the giraffe is just darling. You have some mad amigurumi crocheting skills!

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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2011 06:32:54 PM »

Love, love, love it all!  Your partner so very lucky. 
I'm a huge Hitchhiker's fan and think the magnetic poetry is brilliant.  The giraffe is so cute - I would love one for my son.
Thank you for sharing!

« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2011 08:08:02 PM »

Thanks! Marvin is based off the basic pattern from the Creepy Cute Crochet book, so I think he's about 3.5" to 4" tall. The giraffe is from a pattern I purchased off Etsy a couple of years ago - it's super easy to follow!

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