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To boldly go where no ball of yarn has gone before.....

Here is my crocheted starship Enterprise, it is based on the Constitution class vessel (NCC-1701) seen in the original series.  I have to admit that I'm more of a Next Generation and Voyager fan but the original Enterprise is most recognizable (and easier to make). 

I used three colours of yarn and some red and black embroidery thread for detailing plus some wire to provide support for the saucer section and warp nacelles.

Step 1: Materials and Tools

Picture of Materials and Tools
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  • Grey, red and white yarn
  • Black and red embroidery thread
  • Crochet hook (2.5mm)
  • Stitch marker
  • Thread (grey) and needle
  • Wire
  • Stuffing

 
"Make it sew, Number One"... nice!
TN7772 years ago
You have boldly gone where no man (or woman) have gone before!
femjo2 years ago
I made one :D http://femjo.deviantart.com/#/d5gqu3w Mine is a lot smaller though ;)
ChrysN (author)  femjo2 years ago
It is really cute!
Congratulations! I'm glad that you made it to the finalist round--great job!
ChrysN (author)  Wonderlandknitter4 years ago
Thanks!
Creativeman4 years ago
The force is definitely with you!
ChrysN (author)  Creativeman4 years ago
Thanks!
copilarim4 years ago
I envy (in a positive way;P) you for having photos with every step you've made... I've worked in such a hurry and only had a few pics(all blurred... poor light) and i couldn't use them at all. =))
It's a great ship!! i bet it can fly:D
ChrysN (author)  copilarim4 years ago
Thanks, I find it easier to explain instructions with pictures rather than words, if I make something that I plan to post I take pictures of everything.

Sure it can fly, but it can't quite break earths orbit! ;)
john henry4 years ago
looks like it would be something from Little Big Planet.

It looks cool!
ChrysN (author)  john henry4 years ago
Thanks!
Let Me Knit4 years ago
Is the pattern using US directions or UK? Sometimes it can be hard to tell :)
ChrysN (author)  Let Me Knit4 years ago
It's US directions.
mdeblasi14 years ago
We bow before your ingenuity, and having seen your workspace, we bow before your lolsistant as well.
agis684 years ago
mercy me!!!
This is so creative- I wish I could crochet!
All you need are yarn and a hook or needles, if knitting is more your desire, and then look up "how to" videos on Google or even on here, there are thousands of them, and then a wee bit of patience. You should also look for groups of folks in your area that may be into yarnstorming or yarnbombing, there are always creative folks in those groups that are willing to teach their skills.
ChrysN (author)  Wonderlandknitter4 years ago
LOL, I wish I could knit!
wendeehart4 years ago
Set phasers to stunning!
Stew24 years ago
This is full of Win! Awesome job :)
lemonie4 years ago
"It's yarn Jim, but not as we know it."

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I know how to crochet and this will be the next thing I make thanks for sharing it
LoneWolf4 years ago
Wow!!! Amazing job!!!
Ninzerbean4 years ago
...to crochet what no one has crocheted before... this is really great!
ChrysN (author)  Ninzerbean4 years ago
Thanks.
Great idea and I love the lead picture =)
ChrysN (author)  cdawisconsin4 years ago
Thanks.
abadfart4 years ago
haha do you think i would get funny looks sleeping with this in boot camp
mikeasaurus4 years ago
Wow, looks great!
set phasers to awesome!
perignon4 years ago
This is it. I'm taking up crocheting.