A fiber-crafts fanatic who lives to create. Lately I've been knitting and sewing to clothe resin ball jointed dolls. I'm also "Wovenflame" on Ravelry, Flickr, ETSY, DoA and yahoogroups.

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Capricorn, Married with grown children.

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Elmo Gets A Trimmin'

With the duplicate stitch done in Fun Fur, Elmo was looking a bit too furry.

Extra furry Elmo needs a trim

Okay....he was looking a LOT too furry.

Elmo needs a haircut

So I gave him a trimmin'.

Ahhhhh! Much better!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

That is so cute Auntie Marlene!! I bet Kaylen is going to just love it!!!
Love Callie

November 30, 2008 5:08 pm  
Blogger simply_hibiscus said...

very very cute i did that on a monkey backpack once
unfortunatly it broke into a thousand pieces it was one of my first projects and it was getting to much use and just came apart :/ oh well
but elmo looks oh so handsome
great job ^_^

November 30, 2008 7:01 pm  
Anonymous CTJen said...

that is really sweet. I was wondering how you were going to manage the furriness of the fun fur. Did you use a beard and mustache trimmer? LOL.

December 01, 2008 5:11 am  
Blogger Marlene said...

I tried a hair trimmer CTJen, but the FunFur was too coarse. I ended up going over the whole thing with a comb and a pair of sharp scissors. It took a long time and got furry bits all over the place!

December 01, 2008 7:09 am  
Blogger shortoldlady said...

That is adorable! It's going to be a hands down favorite.

December 01, 2008 7:37 am  
Blogger DEEP END OF THE LOOM said...

That is one cute sweater, and lucky kid!! So adorable, she's going to love it.

December 01, 2008 11:09 am  
Blogger kristo said...

LMAO on the furriness!!! The trimmed version looks great... Kaylen is going to be so happy!!!

December 01, 2008 12:27 pm  
Blogger KnittySue said...

That is just so cute I can't stand it...and the trim made it perfect.

December 01, 2008 1:07 pm  
Blogger Maggie Ann said...

Isn't Elmo the happiest looking fellow! You did beautiful work as always Marlene. I haven't been doing any knitting at all for about a month. I do miss it once in a while and will get back to it once the holidays are over. I am starting to get the 'hang' of semi-woolen long draw spinning. Ruth told me how to make a rolag out of combed top. Yippee ...it actually works!

December 01, 2008 4:20 pm  
Blogger Nicole said...

Super cute... talk about a crazy lot of work. You are so dedicated! :) That's love.

December 01, 2008 4:57 pm  
Blogger Michelle said...

That is adorable! I keep waiting for Elmo to say something, he looks so alive. Well done!

P.S. I was hoping that you would try the double knitting first and let me know how it goes. (grin)

December 02, 2008 6:24 am  
Anonymous Teresa C said...

That is so cute! I love the shaved Elmo.

December 02, 2008 5:50 pm  
Blogger PJ said...

ELMO GOT A HAIRCUT! Boy, I think you are on to something here! This just makes me chuckle OUTLOUD sitting here! Love it!

December 04, 2008 10:06 am  
Anonymous AlisonH said...

Oh! What a cool idea, I like that! But giving a sweater a haircut--how funny is that!

December 04, 2008 2:38 pm  
Blogger dragon knitter said...

my god, i think i'd have pulled allmy hair out, duplicate stitching in FUNFUR. definitely must be love, lol.

it is cute, though

December 09, 2008 4:21 am  
Blogger Wen said...

Elmo looks really good after his shave.

January 08, 2009 1:42 pm  

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