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Crochet by Midknight
"Live Peace – Speak Kindness – Dwell in Possibility" ~Amanda Tapping
"I has a Dalek of my very own... 
22nd-Jun-2007 12:03 am
DW- Jedi!Rose
...and I'm gonna love him and hug him and squeeze him and call him George" *grin*

This thing is completely crocheted in one piece, except for the cup for the plunger arm and the "voice light" thingies on top of the head.

I started off with a free pattern from the internet, but that didn't last, I didn't care for this persons way of writing and I wasn't happy with the look of it.
I ended up googling and looking at alot of pictures of Daleks and went from there.

There are still parts of it that I am not happy with. I think that the head dome is too tall, I need to shorten it by about 3 rounds and the "waist" area needs to be shortened by about 2 rounds and I don't like the look of the "chest" area between the plunger arm and laser arm.

I also want to "tweak the arms and eye stalk a bit. They are too floppy for my taste.

All in all, I am quite happy with it!

cross posted at who_knits
22nd-Jun-2007 04:12 am (UTC)
How cool is that !!??
23rd-Jun-2007 03:39 pm (UTC)
*grin* Thanks!
23rd-Jun-2007 04:43 pm (UTC)
Wow!! That is so cool! You must post pics of the black and pink one, I love the idea!
24th-Jun-2007 03:50 am (UTC)
I am really liking the way the pink one is turning out too. It's more of the "new series" look than this one is and I will definitely post pics when it is done (:
23rd-Jun-2007 05:58 pm (UTC)
That is amazing. I have trouble just crocheting a simple blanket. I hope you post pictures of the other 2 when they are done.
24th-Jun-2007 03:51 am (UTC)
Thank you! I will definitely post more pics when they are finished (:
31st-Dec-2008 03:50 pm (UTC)
this is brilliant!
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