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Every Year I Crochet Superheroes And Hide Them In San Diego For People To Find
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Art, Needle and Thread6 years ago

Every Year I Crochet Superheroes And Hide Them In San Diego For People To Find

A not-so-long time ago (5 years ago), in a galaxy not-so-far away (Milky Way, Earth, Houston TX), I taught myself how to crochet. I tinkered around, starting out with lumpy generic little dolls, until I got bored and started making lumpy little superheroes instead.

From there things got a little out of control, and it got to a point where if it was geeky and fun, I’d try to make it out of yarn. Captain America? Done! Chewbacca? Got it. Frida Kahlo, for no reason other than the fact that I REALLY wanted an excuse to put a tiny little unibrow on her? Done and done. Five years later, I’ve amassed a collection of little characters ranging in categories from comic book characters to sci-fi monsters to stuff in the all-encompassing “I just freaking felt like making it” category.

Sometimes I keep the little guys for myself, but most of the time I give them away, and every year I make a bunch to scatter around San Diego Comic-Con for people to find. I tag them with my contact info, and then I cross my fingers and hope that they’ll be given good homes. So far I’ve had a good turnout of adoptions, and hopefully they’ll eventually take over the world, one goofy little sack of yarn at a time!

More info: geekyhooker.wordpress.com

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6 years ago

Wanted to give credit where credit is due: pattern for little Groot is available for free thanks to Twinkie Chan's blog! http://blog.twinkiechan.com/2014/08/13/free-crochet-pattern-potted-baby-groot-from-guardians-of-the-galaxy/

ConnieDruzbik
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6 years ago

Please tell me you sell these on Etsy or something!?!

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JenTyler
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6 years ago

What a gracious, clever, sweet and generous idea! :-)

GraceInRainbows
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6 years ago

Lovely idea! and awesome lil guys! =D

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6 years ago

Wanted to give credit where credit is due: pattern for little Groot is available for free thanks to Twinkie Chan's blog! http://blog.twinkiechan.com/2014/08/13/free-crochet-pattern-potted-baby-groot-from-guardians-of-the-galaxy/

ConnieDruzbik
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6 years ago

Please tell me you sell these on Etsy or something!?!

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JenTyler
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6 years ago

What a gracious, clever, sweet and generous idea! :-)

GraceInRainbows
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6 years ago

Lovely idea! and awesome lil guys! =D

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