Purveyor of Pleasure

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Needles and Hooks (HNT)

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Another of those play piercing pictures. I posted this earlier on my 365 Scarlet Portraits blog, today was my catch-up day when I posted nine pictures of me (three of which were posted on here already). I think this picture is possibly my favorite of all the ones on the 365 blog.

I pierced myself in these (as per usual, Onyx doesn’t feel ready to pierce me yet, and I don’t blame him), and it was kind of difficult to pierce the left (my left) side because I pierced from the opposite side than I’ve gotten used to, and since I can’t really just go to the other side on myself it was a little awkward, and they ended up hurting a little more.

Also I had a difficult time coming back out on them, which is why they actually pass under my skin longer than the others (if that makes sense).

I really enjoy the way these look. I love my cleavage in them, but more than that I love the way my tattoos peek out and the way the shirt looks (more on that in a minute), as well as the way the needles look, of course.

I chose the two sizes for a reason (pink: 25g 1in, gray: 22g 1 1/2in), mostly because I thought they would look nice together. I started with the gray and added the pink when I wanted a second needle, mostly because I didn’t want blue (23g) or any of the other colors I had. Pink went best with the shirt.

Now the shirt. It’s not actually finished yet, or in the picture, but I made it. Yes, I crocheted it (hence the ‘hooks’ part of the title, we crocheters are hookers, you know). It’s missing the sleeves and some of the bottom (needs to go about three inches further down my torso).

I need to get more yarn for it so I can complete it, but for the time being it is sitting patiently in my crochet bag. Once it’s finished I’m sure to post a picture of it, maybe here, but definitely there.

You can also see my (what I have called Orgonite and will hereafter refer to as) prana forger, which is the pendant about my neck. As well as my Star of Babalon necklace, which is actually Onyx’s, but I took it from him long ago and he has said it looks better on me. Maybe that makes it mine now.

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11 Comments

  1. Lovely!!

    Happy HNT, oh ye of rended breastesses!!

    ~Mo

    Mollena’s last blog post: DIY Masochism [Or: "Ow!! #@%$^!!!"]

  2. Wow. Really, just, wow. HHNT!

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  3. Ang

    God, that’s gorgeous. And hookers unite! What pattern is that? MUST MAKE!

    Ang’s last blog post: Microfantasy Monday – Week 12

  4. @Ang, Thank you, sweetie! The pattern is the Tune-In pattern from Get Your Crochet On! Fly Tops & Funky Flavas. I modified it highly as the XL in the book is teeny tiny. I’ll probably post the modified pattern somewhere once I’m finished with it, and I’ll let you know where! Are you on Ravelry?

  5. @Mollena, Thankies! Happy HNT indeed! =D

  6. @Beautiful Dreamer, Thank you, darling! I’m sure there will be more in this same vein. =D

  7. Hey, now I can comment! :)

    I love the shirt – very cool. And I totally want to see your tats! I love the necklaces and the meaning behind them. Very cool. Not so into the needle play though. :)

    peace…

    Monkey’s last blog post: #167

  8. Ang

    @Scarlet Lotus Sexgeek, I AM! Same name as I am on Twitter… we may actually be friends already ;)

    And for the record, I giggle every time I see “commnet” for comment… makes me think of SkyNet…

    Ang’s last blog post: Microfantasy Monday – Week 12

  9. dominadoll

    You are getting good at piercing! I love your necklace. Beautiful shot :)

  10. @Ang, Omg, lol. It took me a while to find where “commnet” was since I usually respond from the admin comments page! I didn’t know that was typo’d! Gonna have to fix it now, though it’s pretty funny.

    I didn’t have you friended on there, but I do now. I’ll probably post the pattern on there, and then I’ll let you know! =D

  11. @Monkey, Thanks! I keep meaning to post about my tats, but I just haven’t yet. Maybe knowing that someone actually wants to see them will make me actually do it, lol. I’ll be sure to let you know if/when I do. =)

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