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Posts for : July 2014

Welcome to my life Night Vale  2

Hello stitchers! It has been some time since I have posted, but I have some very good reasons. I have been working on a campaign to help my Friend Andrea and her family get reunited. There are some horrible probate practices in Ohio that are wrecking not just her family, but the lives of many people that have sudden illnesses. We need to spread the word about her illness Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis, which is newly classified and is commonly misdiagnosed as schizophrenia. Please check out Reunite-R-Family to help Andrea and to help spread the word about this disease.

I also took a week to go visit family. I spent a good portion of my time with my dad, which was awesome. We gave him “The Best Birthday Ever”, went swimming in his lake, and I gave him another “ToeHead” painting to add to his collection.
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This one is entitled “Who? Me?”, and was made especially for me by my buddy Daric. Daric is a great artist and you can see More of Daric Gill’s ToeHeads on Facebook or check out his artist blog for news on his many great bodies of work. WOSU, The local PBS affiliate, even did a segment on him for their Broad & High program. If you ever find yourself in Columbus you might see him working in a local coffee shop or riding one of his mopeds around town. He really is a very talented and super nice guy.

I injured a tendon in my right hand so I won’t be doing any stitching or charting for at least a few weeks. I am a pro at hurting myself while doing mundane things.

One of the other things I did this past couple weeks was join another fandom. I know, not that shocking. When I was at Marcon with my friend Rain this year, she talked about Welcome to Night Vale, and although I had heard about it I didn’t know what it was. Welcome to Night Vale, can only be described as a podcast of a news program in a fictitious town where strange things happen to strange people in strange ways. Rain said I should just listen, that I would like it. She was so right. I told her I had started listening and that I loved Night Vale. Then she told me that she and her daughter had gotten into watching Supernatural. They are apparently “in deep”! I am so proud.

Today, thanks to my new found fandom, I bring you a knitting chart of the Welcome to Night Vale cover. It would make a great pillow for any non-existent angel you couldn’t possibly know, or even that faceless woman that secretly lives in your house.

Enjoy!

-Molina

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Welcome to Night Vale Knit

Turtle Power!  51

Hello my stitchers! When I was in Middle and High School (in the mid 90s) my brother and I would race home to watch The Teenaged Mutant Ninja Turtles .

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Yes we were raised nerd. It was important to get home in time to see the second episode. It was also important to beat each other home so we could get the good seat, the one that let you control the tv. We only had one tv and no remote. There were a few physical altercations that occurred over this, and several bruises. The chair was serious business. We even ran home on Fridays, knowing perfectly well that it was going to be a rerun. If we had a DVR, life would have been way more productive.

Today I bring to you a hand full of charts, all knitting, of our beloved half shelled friends. The individuals are in 3 different sizes so you can make pillows or pot holders or whatever crazy projects you can think of adding them to. I even threw in the outlines in case you wanted to just knit & purl or fill in your own colors.

I have been rather busy lately with life, so July might be a slow month for posts and then again every time I say that I make a slew of them in a row.

As always please feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, requests, good puns, or corrupted links.

Enjoy!

-Molina

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Turtle Power Knit
Turtle Power Knit Outline

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Michelangelo Knit Large Outline

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Michelangelo Knit Large

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Michelangelo Knit
Michelangelo Knit Outline

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Michelangelo Knit Small
Michelangelo Knit Small Outline

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Rafael Knit Large
Rafael Knit Large Outline

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Rafael Knit
Rafael Knit Outline

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Rafael Knit Small
Rafael Knit Small Outline

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Donatello Knit Large
Donatello Knit Large Outline

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Donatello Knit
Donatello Knit Outline

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Donatello Knit Small
Donatello Knit Small Outline

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Leonardo Knit Large
Leonardo Knit Large Outline

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Leonardo Knit
Leonardo Knit Outline

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Leonardo Knit Small
Leonardo Knit Small Outline

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TMNT Knit

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I found this sweater someone made using one of my charts. pretty awesome I think.

It’s my birthday, so it’s random stuff I like  0

That’s right, it’s the first day of July. Usually I don’t get to do much on my birthday around here but Canada likes me so much they made it A holiday! I love those guys. Since I’ve made it to 35 alive, I decided to throw up some random charts that might not be entirely understood or popular. There are a handful of you out there that will love them with me and I am cool with that. I will explain each novelty as I go, for those in the dark.

Obviously some of these have had some computer generated help, but it’s my birthday and I can do what I want.

BABACHU! This is a man who’s portrait can be found all over the world in any medium from oil paint to bronze, but you most likely have never seen him, unless that is you have ever visited Columbus, especially durring festival season. He was a great nude model from my college days, interesting features and the ability to hold a pose like a statue, and on the streets he’s got all the right moves and the best Jazz Hands out there! I always run into him at the strangest times. Once It was 5:30am the middle of downtown, no one around and I saw him blocks away and thought I was hallucinating. When he got close we stopped and had a nice chat about how we hadn’t seen each other in awhile. He’s magic I say.

This first chart is from an ancient poster for his dance class that my friend Lisa has some how kept in almost mint condition. It looks a lot darker than it actually is.
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Babachu Jazz Cross Stitch
Babachu Jazz Cross Stitch Marks

This one is from an image I got from ILoveColumbus Tumblr
Who also happens to be my friend Lisa. She finds all the real cultural gems in the city.

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Meta Babachu Cross Stitch
Meta Babachu Cross Stitch Marks

Bea Arthur, really do I have to say more about this classic Golden Girl?

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Bea Golden Cross Stitch
Bea Golden Cross Stitch Marks

Harrison Ford, he knows you love him.

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Harrison Ford Knit

If you don’t know who Dean Winchester is yet, then you probably haven’t visited this site much. He kills demons, vampires, and all kinds of mooks. He also happens to be a smart ass. One time they caught him and threw him in jail for murder, so he threw out his best Blue Steal for the mugshot. It’s a classic Supernatural moment.

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Dean Blue Steal Knit
Dean Blue Steal Knit – No Background Lines

This leads us to the last and best section of my Birthday Love extravaganza, the Patrick Gilmore section. If you don’t already know about Patrick you should check out my Patrick Gilmore page, it will fill you in on all his actor type stuff. When in doubt I make charts of this goofy guy or tweet him strange messages. What can I say, he gives me lots to work with.

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Evil Gilmore Knit
*via his website

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Thug Gilmore Knit
*via his website

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Patrick Loves Snow Cross Stitch
Patrick Loves Snow Cross Stitch Marks
*via his Instagram

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Trennan Cross Stitch
Trennan Cross Stitch Marks
*Still from Riese

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Crazy Gilmore Knit

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Crazy Gilmore Cross Stitch
Crazy Gilmore Cross Stitch Marks
*via a concept poster for Alien Abduction
This is the face I imagine he makes after every take.

This last Patrick chart I am bombarding you with is my favorite pic of him these days. He took it at an award show I think. One of these days I am going to spend an eternity stitching this.

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Classy Gilmore Cross Stitch
Classy Gilmore Cross Stitch Marks

That’s the end of my mixed bag of odd little loves. If you made it this far I applaud you and thank you for sharing in my wacky world. It is the best present ever to be able to introduce you to these people and help you stitch those things you never thought you wanted to.

Enjoy!

-Molina

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