Wednesday, May 16, 2012

More handmade toys

This one was for a little boy: 
This wonderful 3D shape is a free pattern, Celestine by Norah Gaughan.
I created it as a toy, so I experimented with stripes of all kinds, some intarsia, etc.
The pattern is so easy you can quickly memorize it. I even did away with the stitch markers after the first point was completed.
Lots of fun to make, I’ll make it again :)

The second one was for a little girl

I was totally inspired by Poppy by Ysolda Teague

But...being pressed by time, I cheated…big time…

 I made the doll first (sewing it by hand) and then knitted the dress and shoes… I

am making a bit of a wardrobe, though…it’s fun!!! For the curly hair I just used 100% wool from a sweater that I unraveled.  Natural curls in no time!!! :)


  1. OMG! These are adorable! I love how the hair came out! Love!

    1. Actually it was funny how the whole idea came when I was trying to figure out how I would straighten that yarn with a "bad hair day"... that's why I thought of hair, and a doll :)