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‘best of 2009’ award

crocheted lemmings by planetjune

What a lovely surprise! Out of tens ofย thousands of projects posted on Craftster in 2009, my amigurumi Lemmings were chosen as one of the 5 best crochet projects of the year. Yay!

Craftster Best of 2009 Winner
I’m a Craftster Best of 2009 Winner!

In other news, posts may be a little scarce for the next few weeks, as I’m entering the home stretch of the biggest, most exciting secret project I’ve ever been involved with!


  1. Lindy said

    Congratulations on getting a ‘best of 2009’ award for your amigurumi Lemmings! Well deserved!

  2. Daffycat said

    Congratulations! Those lemmings you created are awesome! I loved that game but I always killed my lemmings…

  3. Jennie said

    Congratulations! I have done some myself, if you want you can have a look at them in my blog:

    The blog is in Swedish but at least the pictures are universal!
    / Jennie

  4. Debbie said

    Congratulations! I love your cute little lemmings. And best of luck with your secret project! Can’t wait to see it!

  5. futuregirl said

    Wow! Congratulations, June! Can’t wait to hear about your big, exciting project, too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Debbie Buckland (NZ) said

    congrats! what a great achievement!
    I love your lemmings!

  7. Isa-chan said

    Congratulations!!! They’re really cute.

  8. Christy said

    Yay! Go June! ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Erika said

    A big congrats to you!! I hope you let us in on your secret project soon!!

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  11. puglette said

    hooray June!! you so deserve this lovely award. and the super secret project..a baby gilbank???

  12. June said

    Thank you, everyone – you are all so sweet, I really appreciate your comments!

    And Puglette: nooo! I never even considered that someone might take my ‘secret project’ to mean a baby, so let me just nip that suggestion in the bud before anyone else gets the wrong idea! Babies are not even a consideration for us: we already have a baby Gilbank – he is furry and feline and called Maui ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Jana said

    Yayyyyyyyy! I had NO doubts that you would win! ๐Ÿ˜€

  14. puglette said

    teehee…ok, june. furbabies are all i have too. and they are just perfect!

  15. Piston said

    Congratulations! I agree with them 100%, it’s definitely one of the best things I’ve seen on there :3

  16. Kelly said

    Lemmings! That was a very addictive game, and I can’t believe how well you captured them (no pun intended)!

  17. Eve said

    Absolutely deserved!! AMAZING project!!

    xx Eve

  18. melissa said

    hi june!
    what an amazing and very well deserved award! you are so inspiring! i cannot wait to hear all about your new project!

  19. Angelica Bays said

    Congratulations! They sure are cute ;o)

  20. Congrats June!!

  21. Stacey Trock said

    Congrats! The lemmings are incredible!

  22. Lia said

    OMG these lemmings are so cute!!!! not to mention addictive to play ๐Ÿ™‚ these are so wonderful ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. xie said

    YAY! I just found these Lemmings, and I’m sooooooooo excited! ๐Ÿ™‚

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