By Hook, By Hand
Okay. There’s a determined advantage to never throwing anything away.
Of course, it’s a must to be capable of finding what you’ve stashed!
This afternoon I simply had to make a couple of bendy dolls. Several years in the past I made dozens of these little dolls from Salley Mavor’s Felt Wee Folk ebook. As a substitute of utilizing embroidery floss, I remembered I had a stash of Persian style crewel yarn in a gazillion completely different colors. This almost obtained tossed when cleaning up my workroom a number of weeks ago, easy lazy day hairstyles however I just couldn’t trash all these stunning skeins, regardless that I had no idea what I’d use them for.
Properly, they work Nice for wrapping the pipecleaners, and making the hair 🙂
These little dolls are 2 1/2 inches tall, and require only one 12 inch pipecleaner to make them. The doll on the left has a 20mm diameter head, and the one on the precise a 16mm diameter head. They have acorn caps that I’ve had for over 10 years, just ready for use again 🙂
Rose among the Hellebores
Instead of dressing them in felt, I want to crochet some remove-able outfits for them, which is a departure from the book. And I feel they appear candy faceless; what do you think