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People rock! October 28, 2007

Filed under: amigurumi,crochet — gnathalie2 @ 7:17 pm

Yes, i think most people rock.  And who rocks the most?  Why, people who make amigurumi using my free patterns!!!!!!!  There are two more totally cool, totally awesome crocheters out here in computer-land that get a huge THANK YOU (see, it’s huge!) for making my awesomely fantastical super super cool creations!!!

First up we have the infamous ‘hostile bunni’ made my Champygirl:

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I love these black and white ones:

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Awesome job!!  I love the faces and stripes on these!!! 

 And we also have my crochet kiwi bird, this one made by Rory:

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I swear, that fuzzy yarn totally works for that bird!!!!!  Incredible!!  I was so elated to see these projects!  You guys both kick butt!!

Nathalie

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stuff i found cause i was bored October 13, 2007

Filed under: family,other crap i do — gnathalie2 @ 11:57 pm

You Were A Jaguar


A shapeshifter that understands the patterns of chaos.
You are powerful and move without fear in dark places.

What Animal Were You In a Past Life?

 

 


You Are a Hot Fudge Sundae


Classic, simple, and divine.
Why mess with perfection?

What Kind of Sundae Are You?


You Are a Rainbow


Breathtaking and rare
You are totally enchanting and intriguing
But you usually don’t stick around long!You are best known for: your beautyYour dominant state: seducing

What Type of Weather Are You?


Your Heart Is Purple


For you, love is about establishing and developing a deep connection.
If it’s true love, it brings you more wisdom and inner strength.Your flirting style: SincereYour lucky first date: An afternoon at a tea houseYour dream lover: Is both thoughtful and expressiveWhat you bring to relationships: Understanding

What Color Heart Do You Have?


You Are 30% Left Brained, 70% Right Brained


The left side of your brain controls verbal ability, attention to detail, and reasoning.
Left brained people are good at communication and persuading others.
If you’re left brained, you are likely good at math and logic.
Your left brain prefers dogs, reading, and quiet.The right side of your brain is all about creativity and flexibility.
Daring and intuitive, right brained people see the world in their unique way.
If you’re right brained, you likely have a talent for creative writing and art.
Your right brain prefers day dreaming, philosophy, and sports.

Are You Right or Left Brained?


You Are a Golden Blonde


Men see you as flirty and fun, yet deep and thoughtful
You’ve got all the pizzazz of a blonde…
With the intensity of a brunette

How Blonde Are You?


Your Birthdate: September 24


For you, love is a natural progression from friendship. You are almost always friends first.
In love, you are loyal, steady, and honest. You are not a cheater or even much of a flirt.
You are likely to stay friends with your ex… and open to rekindling something in the future.Number of True Loves You’ll Have: 4Number of Times You’ll Have Your Heart Broken: 1You are most compatible with people born on the 6th, 15th, and 24th of the month.

What Does Your Birth Date Mean For Your Love Life?


Your Element Is Air


You dislike conflict, and you’ve been able to rise above the angst of the world.
And when things don’t go your way, you know they’ll blow over quickly.Easygoing, you tend to find joy from the simple things in life.
You roll with the punches, and as a result, your life is light and cheerful.You find it easy to adapt to most situations, and you’re an open person.
With you, what you see is what you get… and people love that!

What’s Your Element?


You Are More Yang


Masculine
Creative
Angry
Spring
Summer
Morning
Sun
Space
Active
Wood
Chocolate

Are You More Yin or Yang?


You Are An INFJ


The ProtectorYou live your life with integrity, originality, vision, and creativity.
Independent and stubborn, you rarely stray from your vision – no matter what it is.
You are an excellent listener, with almost infinite patience.
You have complex, deep feelings, and you take great care to express them.In love, you truly see relationships as an opportunity to connect and grow.
You enjoy relationships as long as they are improving and changing. You can’t stand stagnation.At work, you stay motivated and happy… as long as you are working toward a dream you support.
You would make a great photographer, alternative medicine guru, or teacher.How you see yourself: Hardworking, ethical, and helpfulWhen other people don’t get you, they see you as: Manipulative, weak, and unstable

What’s Your Personality Type?


Your Boobies’ Names Are…


Yin and Yang

Boobie Name Generator


Your 80s Theme Song Is:


Push It by Salt-N-Pepa

What’s Your 80s Theme Song?


The Keys to Your Heart


You are attracted to those who have a split personality – cold as ice on the outside but hot as fire in the heart.In love, you feel the most alive when your lover is creative and never lets you feel bored.You’d like to your lover to think you are stylish and alluring.You would be forced to break up with someone who was ruthless, cold-blooded, and sarcastic.Your ideal relationship is lasting. You want a relationship that looks to the future… one you can grow with.Your risk of cheating is zero. You care about society and morality. You would never break a commitment.You think of marriage as something precious. You’ll treasure marriage and treat it as sacred.In this moment, you think of love as something you can get or discard anytime. You’re feeling self centered.

What Are The Keys To Your Heart?


Your Life Is Worth…


$626,500

How Much Is Your Life Worth?


Your Superhero Profile


Your Superhero Name is The Battle Paladin
Your Superpower is Undead
Your Weakness is Kittens
Your Weapon is Your Radiation Analyzer
Your Mode of Transportation is Cycle

What’s your Superhero Name?


Your Birth Month is September


Tolerant and inspirational, you are wise beyond your years.
You are universally sympathetic and a great humanitarian.Your soul reflects: Devotion, light, and loveYour gemstone: SapphireYour flower: Morning GloryYour colors: Brown and deep blue

What Does Your Birth Month Mean?


You Have Low Self Esteem 24% of the Time


Generally, you feel pretty darn great about who you are, even when you mess up or fail.
Occasionally, a huge setback will make you question yourself, but you pick yourself up quickly.

How is Your Self Esteem?


You Are Duck


Exotic and unusual, you are a bit of a rare bird – literally.
You’re known for being soft and succulent, though at times you can be a bit greasy.

What Kind of Meat Are You?


You Are Likely a Second Born


At your darkest moments, you feel inadequate.
At work and school. you do best when you’re evaluating.
When you love someone, you offer them constructive criticism.In friendship, you tend to give a lot of feedback – positive and negative.
Your ideal careers are: accounting, banking, art, carpentry, decorating, teaching, and writing novels.
You will leave your mark on the world with art and creative projects.

The Birth Order Predictor


Your Love Number is 3


You’re confident and charming, which makes you able to keep your relationships fresh.
A true perfectionist, you give your all (and then some!) to your sweetie.
Honest, funny, and kind… you are the ideal lover for many.
Just don’t let your jealousy get the best of you!

What Is Your Love Number?


You Are 50% Normal


While some of your behavior is quite normal…
Other things you do are downright strange
You’ve got a little of your freak going on
But you mostly keep your weirdness to yourself

How Normal Are You?


You Are Red Orange


You are a very genuine person, although it takes a while for you to show the true you.
A bit introverted, you desire respect and affection from those close to you.
You are quite empathetic, and you have a true concern for the well being of others.
Many people have warm, heartfelt memories of you – even if you don’t remember them well.

What Color Red Are You?


Your Personality is Very Rare (INFP)


Your personality type is dreamy, romantic, elegant, and expressive.Only about 5% of all people have your personality, including 6% of all women and 4% of all men
You are Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, and Perceiving.

How Rare Is Your Personality?


Your Inner Color is Blue


Your Personality: Your natural warmth and intuition nurtures those around you. You are accepting and always follow your heart.You in Love: Relationships are your top priority, and this includes love. You are most happy when you are serious with someone.Your Career: You need to help others in your job to feel satistifed. You would be a great nurse, psychologist, or counselor.

What’s Your Inner Color?


You Are Danishes


Indulgent and a bit greedy, you eat whatever you feel like eating… nutrition be damned.
You have a total sweet tooth, and you pretty much give into it whenever you feel like it.
While it treating yourself is nice occasionally, try eating a vegetable every once and a while.
Lay off the donuts and muffins, unless you want to be sporting a “muffin top” of your own!

What Kind of Breakfast Are You?


You Have Fantastic Karma


You are a kind, sensitive, and giving person.
And all your good deeds will pay off – if they haven’t already.
But you’re not so concerned with what you get in return anyway.
You have an innate caring nature – and nothing can change that!

How’s Your Karma?


You Are Teal Green


You are a one of a kind, original person. There’s no one even close to being like you.
Expressive and creative, you have a knack for making the impossible possible.
While you are a bit offbeat, you don’t scare people away with your quirks.
Your warm personality nicely counteracts and strange habits you may have.

What Color Green Are You?


You Can Change Your Life, But It Won’t Be Easy


You really, truly want to change. You’re just not sure that you can do it.
You need a solid plan, supportive friends, and a strong will.
Think about times you’ve made hard changes, and what you did to get through them.
A change is in your future – you just need a little help getting started.

Can You Change Your Life?


You Are 77% Creative


You are beyond creative. You are a true artist – even if it’s not in the conventional sense of the word.
You love creating for its own sake, and you find yourself quite inspired at times.

How Creative Are You?

 

Thank you, Dee!! October 11, 2007

Filed under: crochet,free patterns — gnathalie2 @ 10:17 am

And i love writing patterns.  And i love when people make my stuff!!!  I woke up at 4am this morning, and did my usual computer stuff, and to my delight i found a post on Craftster:  Someone made my hat!!!!!   This is where i got the photo: http://have2craft.blogspot.com/

Here is the pic:

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This is the pattern she used: https://gnathalie2.wordpress.com/2007/09/23/happy-birthday-steph/

Thank you very much, Dee, you did a fantastic job!!!!

Nathalie

 

Just call me Mazzy Cavalier! October 9, 2007

Filed under: family,other crap i do — gnathalie2 @ 10:06 am

I love it Jenn!!  Or should i call you Molly Volvo!!!!  I ‘borrowed’ this from http://superjen.wordpress.com/   site, who got it from here: http://allsorts.typepad.com/allsorts/2007/09/jean-eugene.html

 Really cool name thingy, and here are mine:

1. YOUR ROCK STAR NAME: (first pet & current car),
Mazzy Cavalier

2.YOUR GANGSTA NAME: (fave ice cream flavor, favorite cookie),
Triple Chocolate Chocolate Chip

3. YOUR “FLY Guy/Girl” NAME: (first initial of first name, first three letters of your last name),
N-Cal

4. YOUR DETECTIVE NAME: (favorite color, favorite animal),

Pink Kitten

5. YOUR SOAP OPERA NAME: (middle name, city where you were born),
Genevieve Manchester

6. YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (the first 3 letters of your last name, first 2 letters of your first),
Cal-Na

7. SUPERHERO NAME: (”The” + 2nd favorite color, favorite drink),
The Green Cola

8. NASCAR NAME: (the first names of your grandfathers),
Rudolph Harry

9. STRIPPER NAME: ( the name of your favorite perfume/cologne/scent, favorite candy),
Sunflowers NimmZwei

10.WITNESS PROTECTION NAME: (mother’s & father’s middle names ),
Gertrude William

11. TV WEATHER ANCHOR NAME: (Your 5th grade teacher’s last name, a major city that starts with the same letter),
Chapple Chicago

12. SPY NAME: (your favorite season/holiday, flower).
Autumn Rose

13. CARTOON NAME: (favorite fruit, article of clothing you’re wearing right now + “ie” or “y”)
Strawberry Camo Cargo-y

14. HIPPY NAME: (What you ate for breakfast, your favorite tree),
Mini Wheats Oak

15. YOUR ROCKSTAR TOUR NAME: (”The” + Your fave hobby/craft, fave weather element + “Tour”),
The Crochet Dusk Tour

Nathalie

 

Little bunny boohoo October 7, 2007

Filed under: amigurumi,crochet,free patterns — gnathalie2 @ 12:31 pm

Poor little bunny.  She’s just so sad and won’t tell me why. 

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I thought if she watched tv with me she’d cheer up. 

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That just seemed to upset her even more.

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Poor little bunny!  Maybe she wants to play outside.

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click here for pdf: Little Bunny Boohoo

Materials:

Size G hook, size F hook

ww yarn:

For the head, body, arms and legs i used red heart pink camo yarn. 

For the ears i used red heart in a light brown color

For the eyes/mouth i used caron simply soft in black and turquoise

fiberfill, yarn needle, glue

Use size F hook for mouth and eyes, use G hook for everything else. 

Head:

6 sc in a ring

rd1: 2sc in each sc around (12sc)

rd2: 2sc in first sc, sc in next sc around (18sc)

rd3: 2sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc around (24sc)

rd4: 2sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc around (30sc)

rd5-10: sc in each sc around (30sc)

rd11: sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc around (24sc)

rd12: sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc around (18sc)

rd13: sc2tog, sc in next sc around (12sc)

fasten off, leave long tail for sewing

Body:

6 sc in a ring

rd1: 2sc in each sc around (12sc)

rd2: 2sc in first sc, sc in next sc around (18sc)

rd3-11: sc in each sc around (18sc)

rd12: sc2tog, sc in next sc around (12sc)

rd13: sc in each sc around (12sc)

fasten off

Arms (make 2)

5 sc in a ring

rd1: 2sc in each sc around (10sc)

rd2&3: sc in each sc around (10sc)

rd4: (sc2tog, sc in next sc) 3 times, sc in next sc (7sc)

rd5-12: sc in each sc around (7sc)

fasten off.

Legs (make 2)

6 sc in a ring

rd1: 2sc in each sc around (12sc)

rd2&3: sc in each sc around (12sc)

rd4: sc2tog, sc in next sc around (8 sc)

rd5-13: sc in each sc around (8sc)

fasten off.

Ears (make 2)

with light brown ww yarn, 6 sc in a ring

rd1: 2sc in each sc around (12sc)

rd2: 2sc in first sc, sc in next sc around (18sc)

rd3: 2sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc around (24sc)

rd4-9: sc in each sc around (24sc)

rd10: sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc around (18sc)

rd11: sc in each sc around (18sc)

rd12: sc2tog, sc in next sc around (12sc)

rd13-20: sc in each sc around (12sc)

rd21: sc2tog, sc in next sc around (8sc)

rd22: sc in each sc around (8sc)

fasten off.

Eyes (make 2)

With black yarn and g hook,

5 sc in a ring, insert hook into first sc, switch yarn to blue, pull through, slip stitch.

Ch 4, sl st in same space, (ch 3, sl st in next sc) around, fasten off.

Nose/Mouth

ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next, fasten off.  Cut both ‘tails’ evenly, and short.

Finishing/Notes:

Stuff legs and arms, sew legs onto bottom of body, sew arms at the very top of body.

Do not stuff ears, sew to the back/top of the head.  Stuff head, and sew to top of the body, here you’re gonna sew through the body and the arms.  Sew or glue eyes to the face, glue the nose on, glue the ‘tails’ down so it looks like a frown.

Enjoy!

Nathalie

 

kitties and a bat October 2, 2007

Filed under: amigurumi,crochet,kittens — gnathalie2 @ 1:24 pm

Awwwwww!!!  The kittens were so adorable sleeping last night, I had to take pictures of them!!

This is Cry Baby and Momo asleep on the couch:

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And then i was watching tv and noticed Sandy sleeping in the pile of CD’s that the girls had pulled out:

1472338874_fb395e1bd7_m.jpg Not sure, but this one might be Momo.  It’s hard to tell without petting them cause Sandy and Twinkletoes both have fluffier fur.  Either way it’s sweet!

Last night i started making this bat from the annie’s attic free pattern.  I finished the wings this morning.  The pattern actually calls for it to be done with hdc, but i did sc instead. 

1472338864_a03703046a_m.jpg  I loved making this one!!  I used yellow google eyes, but i wish i had red ones.  I’ll probably make another one and just use red felt. 

Nathalie

 

I’m getting a bit better at this! October 1, 2007

Filed under: attempted sewing,other crap i do — gnathalie2 @ 9:51 pm

I figured out how to sew the circle on today!!  Yeah me!!!  But then i got lazy and didn’t feel like reaching aaaaalllll the way over to the table to get the needle and thead.  So i ended up just doing a zigzag stitch to close up the hole.  So i guess it’s more like ‘I figured out how to do a semi-circle today!’ I just love those wee wonderfuls!!

1470065954_3643dc6365_m.jpg For these i used Tasha’s shirt and jeans, leftover fabric, and one of Luis’s work shirts.

All the pictures of these that i’ve seen have the faces over on the ‘flat’ side, but i like it better this way. 

So Steph, how many have YOU made?!!! Huh?  None?  That’s what i thought!!!!!

Nathalie