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« on: August 08, 2012 08:18:50 AM »

Hello all! Here's my Amineko, or affectionally called Neko-chan. In Japanese, Neko means cat, while chan is a term for little kids. So it kinda means little cat Cheesy

I used the pattern from the popular book: Hello My Name is Amineko: The Story of a Crafty Crochet Cat by Nekoyama for a regular-sized cat. My cat is super dextrous - my boyfriend loves to twist it into the most impossible contortions and we'd always have a good laugh over it Cheesy









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« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2012 08:30:45 AM »

I have this book at home, too!
But I was wondering what size thread would be the best???
Your Neko-chan looks like my cat Mayaa! Very good and well done!
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« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2012 11:39:26 AM »

The leg up lounging last photo made me smile:) Now there's a cat I would have in my wee home--
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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2012 09:16:03 AM »

Cute kitty! I just made my first amineko earlier this year. Great pattern. I love the color you used for yours.
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« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2012 05:39:16 AM »

I have this book at home, too!
But I was wondering what size thread would be the best???
Your Neko-chan looks like my cat Mayaa! Very good and well done!

Thanks for looking!

Yes it's such a fun book isn't it? I find it's more important to match the yarn thickness(?) with the size of your hook, so that the gaps wouldn't be too large (stuffing would be exposed) or too tight (such a mess to crochet!).

For Neko-chan I used a cheapie roll of 100% pure wool yarn from Daiso with a 4.0mm hook, if it helps. Smiley
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