Tuesday, October 15, 2013

a little bit of silly




In the midst of knitting mittens for my children, I paused to knit up a little bit of silly.

Using Anna Hrachovec's Teeny Tiny Mochimochi book as a guide, I spent a couple of hours with teeny tiny needles, fine sock yarn, and lots of giggling to craft these teeny tiny magical folk.

Then I posed them on a miniature pumpkin and created an ocean scene with some hand knit socks and giggled some more.

One of my sisters wanted to know why I'd knit something so small and silly. Then she saw the mermaid and has now requested a few for her Solstice tree. 

There are few people who can resist the allure of teeny tiny things!

(Ahem, and that explains why, this afternoon, we'll be welcoming a miniature horse into our barnyard).

9 comments:

  1. Simply adorable! The picture with the mini pumpkin is just hilariously cute. Well done!

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  2. You could have little Christmas elves all over your house!

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  3. I am also a lover of teeny tiny things and can understand fully why you would need to create them. These are fabulous!
    Hopped over from Frontier Dreams.

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  4. Aww these are so sweet, made me smile to see them, thanks for stopping by my blog.
    Clare
    http://summerhousebythesea.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. Miniature horse in miniature font. Oh, you are a rascal!!! I want to see photos NOW. But I'll reign in my foot-stomping petulance and distract myself with your awesome mini-knits. ADORABLE!!!!!

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