If you have been following my blog .. you would have seen my knitted bears and bunnies, it was always a huge challenge for me to master crocheting them. Finally after many, many, many hours of fiddling I managed to create some little bears that I think are ok.... and perhaps worthy of a little place on my stall.
This little one is Primrose
This is Penelope
A little close up of her Penelope's bonnet
Gathered together with another little friend Pearl. They measure 4 inches. I am working on crocheting a slightly smaller one.... but we'll see yet whether I can manage that.
Here is a little peep at the tiny micro thread bear I am working on. It's taking much longer to do than I first anticipated.... but I am enjoying the challenge!
I did manage to make a bear slightly larger than these. Miss Agatha Winterbottom. She is about 9 inches.
Here is a close up of Miss Agatha's hat, truly vintage, made from vintage crochet cotton and finished with antique flowers. lace and a little antique mother of pearl button.
After a week of bears I think its time to get back to some dolly's, two have been sitting on my work table watching me this week while I indulge in my newly found bear obsession. So patient they have been... time to finish them off now.