Galaxies Far Away **Week 8

Week 8….. who could forget the beautiful green dancing slave who is tragically eaten by a Rancor???? Or the green guards employed by Jabba???? Well designer Janet Lindner couldn’t either, so off we go with these gorgeous green characters this week!


Species: Twi’lek

Homeworld: Ryloth

Gender: Female

Skin Color: Green

Oola was a green-skinned female Twi’lek. She devoted herself to dancing, and was trained at a celebrated school. When given the opportunity to choose between two careers, Oola decided to take her chance on Tatooine, a desert planet controlled by the Hutt.

Oola made her final dance shortly before the arrival of Leia Organa and Chewbacca, as a Twi’lek slave dancer in Jabba the Hutt‘s palace. When Oola pulled on her chain in defiance, Jabba lured her with the chain over the trapdoor beneath his dais, watching as she fell into the Rancor pit to her death.

Interesting Fact:

She was forced to wear skimpy fishnet garments that did little to provide her modesty and wore a collar and chain around her neck.

Gamorean Guard

Homeworld: Gamorr

Porcupine Humanoids

Skin Color: Green, thick and hairless

Distinctions: Upturned nose, fangs, poor eyesight, tusks

Offworld Gamorreans were a common sight, be they mercenaries or enforcers working for crime lords. Hutt gangster Jabba Desilijic Tiure employed Gamorrean guards throughout his career.

Interesting Fact:

They had a language of their own that sounded like mere grunts and squeals to outsiders. Although they could understand other languages, such as Galactic Basic, they found most of them too difficult to pronounce.

Suggested Yarn Colors – Week 8

  • White
  • Black
  • Taupe
  • Beige
  • Pastel Yellow
  • Lilac
  • Plum
  • Medium Grey
  • Orange
  • Red
  • Medium Thyme
  • Olive

And then of course…..

Suggested Yarn Colors Week 9

  • Orange
  • Pumpkin
  • Terra-cotta/Brick
  • Dark Orange
  • Taupe
  • Dark Beige
  • Pastel Yellow
  • Chocolate Brown
  • Light Grey
  • Black
  • Lilac
  • Sky Blue
  • Windsor Blue
  • Navy

EVENT LINK: >>click here for event<< 

***we are having some technical difficulties with the Event showing properly for some of our iPhone users (myself included) so if you can’t seem to get to the Event from our Event tab in the group, this link will take you to the Event even though you can’t find it in the list.***

All previous CAL release weeks and articles can be found by clicking  >>HERE<<


Oola – c2c Oola

Oola – Single Crochet Oola

Gamorean Guard – c2c Gamorean Guard

Gamorean Guard – Single Crochet Gamorean Guard

May the Force be with you as you battle between crochet and outside summer activity choices….. until we meet again…..

Happy Crocheting,


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