You Could Find a Crocheted Toy at Your Next Texas Pokéstop
If you’re playing Pokémon Go around Dallas, Texas, you may find a surprise waiting for you at your next stop. A fairy godmother of nerdy crocheted toys is leaving crocheted Pokémon for industrious trainers to find.
She goes by KnottyNichole, and posts all her patterns for free on the crafting site Ravelry. So far, the self-described "avid gamer, foodie, and crafty geek" has created Pikachu, Zubat, Jigglypuff, Snorlax, Magikarp, and more, plus a crocheted Pokéball (which, frankly, looks like an amazing Hacky Sack). She’s left them in bushes, fountains, behind pillars, and in plain sight, creating delightfully whimsical surprises for the Pokéfans who get to them first.
The crafty craftswoman hopes to branch out beyond the Dallas suburbs soon: she posted on Facebook that she plans to lug a bag of toys to Austin sometime in the next few weeks.
Since Nichole's patterns are online, other crafters have since taken up the mantle, leaving crocheted Pikachu and Pokéballs at Pokéstops as far away as Buffalo, New York.
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