Monday, September 5, 2022

And Then It Was Done

It was finished last Monday the 29th in the evening. 

The finishing went easily. I was rather expecting something to go wrong. I attached the horn and tacked down the front of the mane (although that part happened Sunday night). 

I rather like how the pink horn works with the black hat and purple and light blue mane. You don't really seek the sparkly of the yarn I ordered from Denmark, but I assume under lights it should shine. 

The last bit, that I did Monday night, was to add the braids down by the ear flaps. I had been worried about this part as I was to use the hat yarn and the mane yarn, but I was just about out of mane yarn. (That is, the purple. I still had plenty of the blue.) 

In the end, through a misreading of the instructions, I ended up making the ear flap braids half the thickness from the pattern's pictures. But I rather like them this thin. And, this was all the purple I had. 

So, it's done. Now all that's left is packing this up and mailing it off. 

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22 comments:

  1. Whoot! Whoot! Whoot! She’s quite a beauty, Liz.

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  2. Well done Liz - looks amazing ... cheers Hilary

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  3. That looks fantastic! I have zero talent. The most creative thing I ever made was an ashtray made with popsicle sticks and Elmer's Glue at summer camp.

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  4. I think your recipient is going to be very happy!

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  5. Hey. That's super cool! You make such great things!

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  6. Congrats on finishing it. It's a cool hat.

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  7. LOVE LOVE LOVE !

    There's a crochet artist in Australia I really admire. She calls herself Helena the Creatrix or something. Her name is Helena Post. I reckon you'd love some of her stuff. She did an amazing crochet birth on you tube 😁 I think it would be easy enough to find

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  8. That looks awesome! I like size of the braids you did. It seems like they'd be out of proportion to the mane if they were much thicker.

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    1. Double the size. Yeah, they looked a bit thick in the example pics, so I'm happy with them as I did them.

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  9. I cant see how she will not love it. Great colours and love the whole look.

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  10. It looks amazing and the pink horn does seem shiny in the photos.

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  11. Wow, it looks amazing! Well done, this hat is fun and sparkling!

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