By Hook, By Hand
Okay. There is a determined advantage to never throwing anything away.
Of course, you have to be able to find what you’ve stashed!
This afternoon I simply needed to make a few bendy dolls. A number of years in the past I made dozens of those little dolls from Salley Mavor’s Felt Wee People book. Instead of utilizing embroidery floss, I remembered I had a stash of Persian type crewel yarn in a gazillion totally different colors. This almost received tossed when cleaning up my workroom just a few weeks ago, however I just could not trash all these beautiful skeins, though I had no concept what I’d 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 precise a the best virgin hair companies 16mm diameter head. They’ve acorn caps that I’ve had for over 10 years, simply waiting 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 believe they give the impression of being candy faceless; what do you suppose