Gentle Readers, you have just got to see the newest hooks I received from Dot Dot Smile! If you remember, this is the Etsy shop that I ordered the cool clown hook, the awesome clown cow hook, my sweet, sleepy swan hook, and the Dr. Who Tardis knitting needles, which my sister is totally enamored with.
Kellie didn’t let me down this time, either. This time, I asked for aluminum knitting needles with little turtles on top, for my sister, and Kellie delivered.
Aren’t they the sweetest little turtles? She even got the flowers on their heads to match the needle color!
I also asked her to try a real challenge…and Kelli said, “Bring it on!” Working only from pictures I sent to her, Kellie made perfect replicas of my beloved sidekicks, Chauncey and Earl.
Yes!!! My babies are permanently mirrored in polymer clay. The details are astounding!
The mini-boys arrived beautifully packaged, as usual…
Even in the packages, you can see that the details are amazing. Kellie got the colors down perfectly!
Chauncey’s grip is fun and care free, just like Chauncey, and Earl’s grip matches all of his colors.
Now, check out the incredible details this lady laid into these art pieces…in clay! Oh, my gosh, those perfect little toes!!!
Sizes are clearly marked, and just as much fun as the colors…
Lovin’ the sparkle in their tribal blings!
Chauncey has his cable needle thing, and Earl has his mini crochet hook. Seriously, the details are stunning.
Kellie even got their pins!!!
How talented do you have to be to lay a tiny safety pin into the head of a crochet hook, in clay!
Now, you ask, “How do the boys like their, “portraits?” Well, I introduced them, and they looked at them closely.
Then they looked at me and said, “They’re little US-es!”
Earl, a little wary, asked, “We can keep these?”
Chauncey, almost never wary, loudly proclaimed, “MINEMINEMINEMIIIINE!!!!!”
I, in my most indulgent voice, assured them, “Yes, Boys, you can keep them with you.”
Chauncey, who was not expecting this, said, “Really? For really, we can keep them?”
Like I said, Chauncey is almost never wary.
The party ensued, with lots and lots of running in circles and playing face-splat, bopping up and down, singing, “We can keep them, we can keep them!” and discovering the unparalleled wonders of bubble wrap, which they’re still playing with.
I finally got them to calm down, with the promise of wearing their new, “Mini-Us-es” for the camera..and the promise of letting them go back to the, “poppie paper.”
And here they are, my little side kicks, with their wonderful new hooks. They’re a portrait in polymer, lovingly crafted by an artist named, Kellie.
The boys hang out now, with the little boys riding their…er…backs? Heads? Whatever, they won’t part with them just yet. I suppose I’ll actually get to crochet something with them one of these days.
And, Miss Kellie, some day when I have monies, I’m coming in to your shop to go bananas!