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Topic: Schnappfisch - half embroidery, half crochet  (Read 1129 times)
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« on: May 09, 2011 02:15:50 PM »

So our accountant's birthday was on April 1st and I decided to make her something nice because she's like a mother to us.
We have an office dog whom she always calls "Schnappfisch" (lit. bitey fish) and her favorite color is orange - so I made her an bitey goldfish Smiley

The font is Kaleidoscope and I didn't do french knots but colonial knots, because they sat smaller on my fabric.

At first I tried to do the scales with a detached buttonhole stitch, but that didn't work so well, so I got a small crochet hook and did them in single crochets.

Thanks for looking!
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2011 03:09:09 PM »

The fish is brilliant.

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2011 04:51:55 AM »

That is wonderful! The crochet is such a clever idea, it looks great!
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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2011 02:39:11 PM »

That's awesome. I hope she loves it.

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