Saturday, January 24, 2009

Snippy

I made these scissors for my hairstylist, Jeannie, who has made my hair multi-coloured since 1993:


The scissor's finger rings were crocheted around two plastic bone rings, and a heart-shaped safety nose acts as the joint. These yarn scissors don't actually move, but a Sharpie pen on yellow paper creates animated wonders!

Snip snip!

10 comments:

  1. You are a genius... I can tell from your scissors!

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  2. Holly, I'm no genius, but the scissors lead to a presentable haircut, at least! ;)

    I love your berrysprite blog, which is a perfect combination of beautiful crochet and beautiful photography!

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  3. Hi Howie, I just found your blog and wanted to say hi. Your work is really cute, and I especially love the time you put into setting up your photoshoots!

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  4. Hi June, thanks for the encouragement! I'm a photo newbie as well as a crochet newbie, and it has been fun to combine the two interests :)

    I've been admiring your planetjune blog since the autumn, when I marveled over the texture of the perfect pumpkin you made!

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  5. Hi! Howie, Love your work. Want to swap an amigurumi with one of my crocheted cupcakes? Keep in touch.

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  6. Awesome idea! Those bone rings make the finger holes so realistic and sharp in shape!

    Nice work as always, Howie!

    Sincerely,
    Christina
    Dekvenga Delights

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  7. Thanks Christina! I used to wonder about the possible uses for those bone rings when I'd see them at the craft store.

    Your latest fuzzy kitties are super cute!

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  8. Saw your work on craftster and immediately read your blog! You're super talented, these rock!

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  9. Thanks Beige... I'm stunned by how many supportive people there are on Craftster! Your yarn stash is awesome!

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