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sugarducky
« on: April 08, 2006 11:18:48 PM »

I'm in the middle of making a set of mario bad-guy throw pillows. Here's the goomba dude. I have the koopa troopa knit, I just need to sew it up.

I did this with intarsia, the first time I ever tried it. I have some advise for people who have never tried it before: It's not hard, but pick a design that is either perfectly symmetrical, or not at all, so you don't get confused. And get some bobbins, little yarn balls just roll away and get tangled.
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Yarnzilla
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2006 05:06:49 AM »

Awesome! That would go well with the Nintendo controller throw I saw on here the other day. Can't wait to see the koopa pillow.
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Danyell
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2006 10:05:49 AM »

Did you make your charts!?
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Sherrie
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2006 10:53:43 AM »

Love it! However, I have a suggestion for the yarn getting tangled. What I use is an empty 12-pack box that pop came in. The fridge packs you know? I cut off the top and then fold it in half and ducttape it in the center of the box. Voila, a yarn holder with two compartments Smiley I just set it on the floor by my feet when I'm knitting. If it gets twisted around something else, I simply can slide them around on the floor to get them untwisted.
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subliminalpolka
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2006 11:32:25 AM »

Oh, man...I love old-school Nintendo knits. 

Awesome!  Post a picture of the Koopa-Troopa when you're finished?
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sugarducky
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2006 04:14:35 PM »

Sherrie: That's a reall good idea. I'll have to try that next time.
Danyell: I made the chart myself. There's a website that will make one for you, but I wanted mine to be more smooth, and less pixeley than the original sprite, so I did it with photoshop.
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