this is what my process looks. long squiggly playing about on needles. my knitting is scrappy with thrifted needles and yarns. the fuzzy angora was a gift from a friend who was closing out her store.
a personality emerges when I sew up the sides and add some icords. I shape and sculpt ears into the top corners of the head. then I spill a jar of buttons onto my work table to find the perfect eyes. and a possum is born. Although this possum looks soft and cute and cuddly – she is a fighter gripping an old bent up needle ready to take on anything life throws at her.
I gifted Ms Possum to a new knitting friend yesterday with a jar of needles and a sewing kit.
and a few chocolate mini candy bars to boost her spirits.