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Mariblue
03-24-2008, 01:00 PM
Here is Pirate Charlie, made for my son's birthday. Got the pattern from the great book, Dream Toys (http://www.amazon.com/Dream-Toys-Collection-Crochet-Fantastical/dp/0312359950/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1206377409&sr=8-2). I made a few basic modifications to the pattern, namely to knit as much of it as I could in the round. I used a latch hook to give him a head full of hair, and modified the hat so it wasn't slouchy, but more fitted. And instead of a triangular shaped scarf for the little rat, I knitted a rectangular one and added a little fringe. The triangular scarf made the rat look like he was wearing a cape, and super-hero wasn't the look I was going for. :teehee: I'm so pleased with how this Scallywag turned out, don't you think his beard stubble is just adorable?
And best of all, I made this little guy completely from stash yarn, mostly Caron simply soft!

ritaw
03-24-2008, 01:02 PM
He is absolutely adorable !!! I love making toys and i have to say that he is a handsome fellow . Nice work :)

Jan in CA
03-24-2008, 01:09 PM
Oh that is too cute!!

bip
03-24-2008, 01:50 PM
That is wonderful!!!

dustinac
03-24-2008, 01:53 PM
:woot: It looks wonderful!!

mwhite
03-24-2008, 02:07 PM
HaHaHa!! So cool and love the beard stubble! Great touch! The rat, of course, is just as cool! You did great! :cheering: :yay:

annikah
03-24-2008, 03:03 PM
Great job!! Looks very nice :cheering:

Denise in Michigan
03-24-2008, 03:16 PM
Fantastic!

sue in canada
03-24-2008, 03:25 PM
He looks wonderful

knitternut
03-24-2008, 04:27 PM
Looks great. Good job!

mdog182
03-24-2008, 04:39 PM
adorable!!!

Jaxhil
03-25-2008, 01:20 PM
that is reallly cute!!! I mean tough and scary :teehee: (my boys don't appreciate "cute", lol)

Great job, I want one too!

Debkcs
03-25-2008, 01:52 PM
Aye! Ye captured the spirit of a pirate, ye did. Is the little 'lubber happy with the results?

Mariblue
03-25-2008, 02:59 PM
Thanks everyone! Yes, my son loves the pirate, it was a surprise for him, so when he opened it he yelled, "Wow, just what I've always wanted!"
Jaxhil, I must be careful not to use words like cute and adorable with him-those are girly words only allowed to be spoken in reference to his sister :). So the pirate has been deemed a "dreaded" pirate-cute just wouldn't cut it!

VictoiseC
03-25-2008, 04:16 PM
That little pirate is the sweetest oops I mean most dreaded pirate I ever saw!!!! I LOVE HIM!

MerigoldinWA
03-25-2008, 04:55 PM
Adorable!!

mwedzi
03-25-2008, 05:35 PM
Oh, snap, he even has a rat on his leg.:rofl: And stubble! Hahaha, you rock!