the insane song, which is also the source of the title for this post.) He turned out a little differently than the pattern pictures, I think because when I sewed his legs on, I did this weird kind of...cinching thing that pulled the front half of the body up so he's looking upward.
Simply Soft Paints in Spring Brook, since venividivoom asked) and a strand of very fine wire so that the antennae would be shapeable. This was my first crocheting-with-wire attempt, and for once I started a new technique with something simple enough that it worked out well and didn't make me all flustered.
pattern from Caron. I was happy that I hadn't lost all the treble-crochet mojo I built up doing that billion-rows-of-treble-crochet market bag back in December---my hands still remembered how to do it! This was a good TV-crocheting project, since it was just a two-row repeat. It may, in fact, be called the Televised Science Shawl, because it was made mostly while watching Bones and season three of Eureka.
All of the fantastic Hitchhiker shawls I've been ogling on your blogs on Wednesdays and Fridays are making me look at this one and think but why hasn't it got POINTY EDGING, so maybe some googling about crochet edgings is in order.
Queen Anne's Cherry Cordial.)
See what other people have been finishing (or just working on) this week at FO Friday and Fibers on Friday. :)