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Gingerbread House

Well, we missed Christmas but managed to build a house for NYE, at least: …complete with a Santa Jellybaby by the chimney! The gingerbread recipe used was this one, although we didn’t follow the pattern provided.  The gingerbread tasted a … Continue reading

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The Stand

The pipe cleaners I had were not sufficiently rigid for the stand, so I made the structure out of some ticker copper wire, then added the pipe cleaners to give it a bit of softer bulk. The legs were done … Continue reading

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Bernie the Bunsen Burner

Meet Bernie: I saw this picture of crocheted chemistry sets and thought I’d like to try my own… unfortunately the maker has chosen not to sell her patterns, so I had to look elsewhere and found this patten (not free, … Continue reading

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Conical and Round-Bottomed Flasks

….because who doesn’t want plushy laboratory glassware?! (Conical flask = Erlenmeyer for anyone on the wrong* side of the pond….) Firstly, the round-bottomed flask: A very simple pattern combining a basic crocheted ball with a cylindrical neck.  I did this … Continue reading

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Test Tubes….

A very simple pattern, but quite effective once you have a few together.  Googly eyes optional! Start with your colour.  I did this in front loops only.  If you have lower tension, you may wish to go through both loops. … Continue reading

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Crocheted Chemistry Set

Having seen someone else’s crocheted chemistry set online, I decided to make my own: The patterns for various bits and bobs can be found in my other posts (which will be up shortly if they aren’t already): Bunsen burner; Test … Continue reading

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EXTERMIKNIT!

Well, extermicrochet, to be more accurate. I made this following a pattern available here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dalek-amigurumi I didn’t find this pattern the easiest to follow for two reasons: The advice given was not to finish off each round, but rather to … Continue reading

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