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People! There's another round of seasonal_spuffy coming up, and there is only one day that has not been claimed yet. So hurry up and grab that day while you still can!

This reminded me that during the previous round, I made a picture of Spike knitting, inspired by bewildermoth's wonderful fic "In For A Penny". If you want to know why Spike is knitting, go read that fic. And if you don't want to know, go read that fic too. The first chapter is here. We're getting a new chapter at the end of the upcoming round, and that's a treat I'm looking forward to.




Base image source here. Yes, it's Russell Crowe. No idea why he's posing with knitwork, but the leather coat he's wearing makes it a perfect base for Spike.

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feliciacraft
May. 3rd, 2018 01:05 am (UTC)
This is fantastic! :D (Also, I'm amazed you were able to find such a perfect base image.)

As for SeasonalSpuffy, I will try to post something on a free-for-all day. Thanks for the reminder.
double_dutchess
May. 3rd, 2018 09:48 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I was really pleased with my find of that base image -- it couldn't have been better.

Good luck with your Seasonal Spuffy contribution, I hope you'll be able to make it. But if not, I'm sure there will be other rounds.
snogged
May. 3rd, 2018 03:26 am (UTC)
That's an adorable image.
double_dutchess
May. 3rd, 2018 09:50 pm (UTC)
Thank you! Just the idea of Spike knitting is already super adorable, and I couldn't resist visualizing it.
thenewbuzwuzz
May. 3rd, 2018 04:10 am (UTC)
Thank you for the pimpage. *hug* (It worked!)
double_dutchess
May. 3rd, 2018 09:52 pm (UTC)
You're very welcome, glad it worked! I'm sure it will be a wonderful round; so many contributions to look forward to.
rebcake
May. 3rd, 2018 07:36 am (UTC)
Hawt!
double_dutchess
May. 3rd, 2018 09:53 pm (UTC)
Oh yeah!!
teragramm
May. 3rd, 2018 11:58 am (UTC)
You did a great job on this manip. It is totally seamless, which must have been difficult since Spike's neck is clean shaven and Russell's neck has some stubble. I love how you reversed it from the original image, it works better reversed, especially since Spike/James is left handed. Wonderful!

BTW... thanks for the shout out to Seasonal_Spuffy!
double_dutchess
May. 3rd, 2018 09:55 pm (UTC)
Thanks, and you're welcome! The neck did take a little bit of work, but on the whole it was a doddle because the base image was just so perfect.
badwolfjedi
Sep. 5th, 2018 05:05 pm (UTC)
This is amazing! I love it!!
double_dutchess
Sep. 11th, 2018 09:03 pm (UTC)
Thank you! Knitting Spike is hot :-)
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