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Topic: My first knitted sugar skull pillow  (Read 3130 times)
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« on: June 07, 2011 06:01:22 PM »

I am new to knitting (less than a year) and just learned how to knit in the round with dpns.  I love it and can't stop!  I knitted this for my partner H00lie for the Dia de los Muertos swap.



I used a pattern from the Book Knit Wits that is actually supposed to be the body of a ninja.  This is a great book for a novice knitter like me.


After stuffing, I sewed on 2 fabric daisies for eyes and glued on felt and brads for the other features.  I then used fabric paints for embellishment.

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2011 07:47:15 PM »

Awesome, of course!  I love this sugar skull pillow - you are so clever! Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2011 08:13:37 PM »

And I loooooove it!!! <3 <3 I keep squeezing it  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2011 08:17:59 PM »

When I clicked on the image from the home page I didn't expect to be directed to the knitting board. What a clever and original idea. I just love it. The use of flowers for the eyes is brilliant. Great job!!
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« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2011 11:10:11 AM »

Thank you for the warm compliments!  My family and friends are putting in orders and almost didn't let me send it!  LOL
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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2011 10:47:49 AM »

He looks fantastic! I love the polka dot daisies!
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