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Feather embroidery I've just finished

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve found myself running out of things to do in WoW, outside of the time spent raiding and badge-capping each week. Glow’s pretty much run out of achievements outside of PvP. I’ve already got multiple alts that are LFR-able… but gearing them up further just for the sake of it is getting circular and pointless. I have lots of ‘making’ hobbies, I’m a bit of a craft nut and tend to always have a ‘project’ of some sort on the … Continue reading

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Make your own Ragnaros finger puppet – Hard mode!

Ragnaros finger puppet

Okay, as promised – how to make your own Ragnaros finger puppet. I’ll provide two sets of instructions. First: heroic mode, which assumes knowledge of crochet. Next post: normal mode, which just uses felt. It’s quicker and the learning curve isn’t as steep, but the drops aren’t as good (and you get less rep). Heroic mode Ragnaros (crochet) Heroic mode raid composition Scraps of red, orange or yellow yarn. I have a huge skein of variegated yarn in those tones that I used for my first … Continue reading

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Make your own Ragnaros finger puppet – Easy mode!

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And now for the normal mode version of this puppet: this time in felt. So all you need are rudimentary skills in printing, cutting, gluing, and waggling your finger. Oh and some felt. Except I suck with glue. I make a mess, and things don’t stick. So I sewed mine. Final product will look something like this: Silly voices help too. Normal mode Ragnaros (felt) Normal mode raid composition Scraps of felt in yellow/orange/red and black or brown Beads, yarn or embroidery thread for his face/armour … Continue reading

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Behold! Ragnaros the Finger Puppet!

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He who was ancient when the world was yarn! So after Magmaw, a few people said they’d like to see something else, or a Ragnaros… and as I felt in a crafty (and silly) mood I crocheted this little finger puppet today. And a crappy close up video of him brandishing Sulfurus: Not sure if people want instructions for him or not, he’s a bit more work than Magmaw, and needs a VERY basic knowledge of crochet to make. Happy to post the instructions if enough … Continue reading

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Make your own Magmaw sock puppet!

Magmaw sock puppet

So Epiaa and I got chatting as we were clearing trash this week, about how the annelids before Ragnaros looked like giant sock puppets. Especially since someone is clearly under the walkway that leads to Rag with their arms waving around, changing which side they pop their hand over. Well this lead to the obvious conclusion: I needed to make a Magmaw sock puppet. So here I’m going to explain how I did it. It isn’t a guide, as usual I assume you know the basic … Continue reading

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