By Hook, By Hand
Okay. There’s a decided benefit to by no means throwing something away.
After all, you must be able to find what you’ve stashed!
This afternoon I simply needed to make a couple of bendy dolls. Several years in the past I made dozens of these little dolls from Salley Mavor’s Felt waterfall braid step by step Wee Folk e book. Instead of utilizing embroidery floss, I remembered I had a stash of Persian type crewel yarn in a gazillion totally different colours. This virtually got tossed when cleaning up my workroom a couple of weeks in the past, however I just couldn’t trash all those beautiful skeins, although I had no thought what I would use them for.
Properly, they work Great for wrapping the pipecleaners, and making the hair 🙂
These little dolls are 2 1/2 inches tall, and require just one 12 inch pipecleaner to make them. The doll on the left has a 20mm diameter head, and the one on the appropriate a 16mm diameter head. They have acorn caps that I’ve had for over 10 years, just waiting to be used once more 🙂
Rose among the many Hellebores
As a substitute of dressing them in felt, I wish to crochet some remove-in a position outfits for them, which is a departure from the e-book. And I think they look sweet faceless; what do you think