Amigurumay Day 22b GClarkHellery

Amigurumay Day 22 ‘Something Blue’

Blue is one of my favourite colours. The ‘virus shawl’ was a very popular pattern and a great way to learn different stitches and how they cause pieces to shape and move. I bought three wool ‘cakes’ (how fun is it that wool comes in ‘cakes’) and created a shawl which is still one of my favourite items to wear.

Ironically, I only seem to use blue in my amigurumi as an accent colour. When I made ‘Demi’, the first of my flower girls, I used blue to reflect forget-me-nots as my plan is they’ll form a larger product range, with money raised going to Dementia UK.Crochet dolls by GClarkHelleryIf you read my post about cotton vs wool, you’ll know I like acrylic yarn to make ‘fuzzy’ hair like for Hades. I really love how the two tones of blue blend to really reflect his flaming hair.

Crochet Hades by G Clark Hellery
‘Is my hair out?’

I also used blue when making Ahsoka‘s montrals. I would normally hide the colour changes but looking at photos of Ahsoka, you can see the blues don’t meet up so I tried to use the join as a feature to make her look more like the character.  I was also inspired by some of of the online crocheters on instagram to add additional details to my dolls such as the blue around the eye. It’s just a small detail but really adds to the character, don’t you think?

Be sure to follow me on Instagram to see more of my makes. I’m always open to Commissions, just contact me, or have a look in my Shop to see some of my other makes.

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