Thursday, June 30, 2011

Let me introduce you to Buttercup :)

I'm working on my Waldorf style big babies (in fact, they're almost ready). And when working with pure sheep fiber and hand spun wool, I feel pretty sympathetic towards these animals. I'd say even more sympathetic than I usually am. Plus my little daughter wanted another sheep stuffy to be added to her collection. Well, it's the simple story of Buttercup the Sheep.
I've found nice sheep pattern in one of the Portuguese craft magazines, it's called "ovelha Beh":

It has no legs, so I've made my own pattern for the body and all the limbs. Our Buttercup even has a cute sculpted tail. Here you go: