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Old 02-03-2008, 08:06 PM   #1
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I made a snail
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A friend of mine has a thing for snails. She is expecting her first baby and I thought she might like a snail toy.

Didn't have a pattern, so I just winged it.
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Old 02-03-2008, 08:21 PM   #2
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OMG - that is so cute! I'm sure she will love it.
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Old 02-03-2008, 08:23 PM   #3
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OMG! THAT IS SOOO CUTE!! WHAT ON EARTH DID YOU DO? I WANT THE PATTERN!
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Old 02-03-2008, 08:27 PM   #4
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Very cute. Adorable!!!
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Alas, there is no pattern. I just started the shell with 30 stitches and reduced it two less stitches and one less row every color change. Then I sewed up the seam and stuffed it a little and coiled it and tacked it together.

Then, with the green I picked up the stitches on the inside of the shell rim, knit a row or two even, then started increasing. Did some short row stuff for the head, added some extra rows for the tail, crocheted then attached the antenna/eyes. Crocheted a base, sewed most of it on, finished stuffing and viola! A Snail!

Maybe I should sit down and write a pattern. Maybe. But it was really pretty easy.
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Old 02-03-2008, 08:43 PM   #6
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Our craft at it's best. Isn't if fun to start doodling and have something recognizable happen?

I love the way it mystifies people!

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That's a pretty cool snail!!! I don't think I've ever heard of someone with a thing for snails - pretty neat. You are a thoughtful person.
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Very cute.
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I can't believe that cute toy is a winged "it"!
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