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‘best of 2009’ award

crocheted lemmings by planetjune

What a lovely surprise! Out of tens ofΒ 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. xie said

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

  2. Lia said

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

  3. Stacey Trock said

    Congrats! The lemmings are incredible!

  4. Congrats June!!

  5. Angelica Bays said

    Congratulations! They sure are cute ;o)

  6. 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!

  7. Eve said

    Absolutely deserved!! AMAZING project!!

    xx Eve

  8. Kelly said

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

  9. Piston said

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

  10. puglette said

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

  11. Jana said

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

  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 πŸ™‚

  13. puglette said

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

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  15. Erika said

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

  16. Christy said

    Yay! Go June! πŸ™‚

  17. Isa-chan said

    Congratulations!!! They’re really cute.

  18. Debbie Buckland (NZ) said

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

  19. futuregirl said

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

  20. Debbie said

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

  21. 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

  22. Daffycat said

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

  23. Lindy said

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

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