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 Post subject: The Crafting Thread
PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:57 pm 
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I know we’ve got lots of talented hobbyists on this board - I thought we could use this thread to show off some of the crafty stuff we’ve made! Drawing/painting/embroidery/knitting - whatever you like to do!

I like to knit in my spare time. I’ve made lots of things over the years, but this cute little guy is one of my favourites. I think it’s also the most complicated thing I’ve knitted (just because of the number of pieces involved and the work to sew it all together at the end).


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 Post subject: Re: The Crafting Thread
PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:35 pm 
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aww, he's lovely! That's a lot work gone into him!

Yes, the knitting is great fun but the sewing up/ stuffing and hoping it actually looks like the intended item afterwards drives me nuts.

I am also into knitting and have at long last expanded my rug weaving to a more professional level as I really need to be able to earn a modest living.

Not being particularly computer savvy, I haven't figured out how to reduce photo size to be able to post here. :oops:


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 Post subject: Re: The Crafting Thread
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:32 am 
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@Herb: How long did it take you to make that blue teddy bear?


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 Post subject: Re: The Crafting Thread
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:23 pm 
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^I can’t remember exactly (it was a few years ago), but probably around 3-4 months. When I have a knitting project on the go I don’t work on it every day - I usually just pick it up when I feel like it.


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