Pixelated Mushroom Rug!

Sunday, May 09, 2010

Hooray! It's done! One of the reasons I have been so quiet of late. As promised, my newest (Nintendo related) project! A rug based on the Mario pixelated mushroom ^_^

The original awesome project upon which this one is styled is EnemyAirship's 'Giant 7x7ft 8-bit Raccoon Mario rug' which everyone should see!
If you're interested the way I made mine is below:

Pattern for squares
1) chain 6 and join ends of chain

2) chain2 to raise row height, dc2 in centre of circle, chain3, ~dc3 in centre of circle, chain3~ 3 times, then join to start of row2.

slip 2

3) chain 2 to raise row height, hdc2 in gap formed by the 3 chains in the row below, ~chain3, hdc3, chain1, hdc3~ 3 times, chain3, hdc3, chain1
join to top of first hdc

Cut off leaving a tail

Sew squares together following this design:
Here is David sitting on the work in progress:I love how it looks in our house :)

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