Fox girl in Grey

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She is all made of knits with some sweet, soft clothes. Her body is boiled wool knit. She has a cashmere neckerchief.

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A printed wool/other-soft-fibers blend sweater-

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And a wool/cashmere/plus other fibers blend striped skirt with an elastic waist.

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A close-up of her purse-

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and here are some snowier snowy owls

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This one-

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Wool knit sweater body, angora wings and alpaca tummy patch.

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This other one-

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Soft wool body and cable knit wings.

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If any of these owls inspire you, I have a pattern available here if you are moved to try and make your own. I won’t be adding anything to the Etsy shop now until after I return from my San Francisco show. That should be the 2nd week of August.

Not Quite Snowy Owls

Light colors but not snowy whites.

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I got this zig-zag wool a long time ago and I’ve never figured out what to use it for. It was a midi skirt and I bought it at a thrift store in Ithaca, NY. Eventually I figure out where these pieces go.

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This one is all about the soft textures. It is made of angora, alpaca, and some wool.

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Orange Owls

Whenever I am making orange owls, I think to myself, Here we go, back to the 70′s!

And this one is especially 70′s reminiscent because that BROWN PLAID! I might have had a jumper with fabric like that? I think every girl did.

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Oh, the 70′s. Think disco and bell bottoms. In plaid.

This one is all about the shaggy textures.

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Some embroidery on the wing.

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And even more shaggy.

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All the textures.

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two more owls- 7 & 8

One is brown-

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He is super soft. The dark brown of his body is some kind of cashmere blend. The tummy herringbone is also cashmere. The boucle wings and hood are a blend of wool and alpaca and I’m not sure what but it is nice and pet-able.

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This one looks brownish from a distance but is actually a blend of lots of colors.

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Red, purple, black, brown, cream…

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See those wings? They are an amazing pattern of lilac and brown. I was really happy to find a use for that scrap.

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Grey Owls, reclaimed sweaters

These two are made from sweaters with classic knit patterns- the first one with a Nordic black and white pattern-

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the second with a dark grey cable.

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And then with the scraps of all the other wools to bring them to life.

This face has an angora/wool blend hood (so soft for petting!) and woven wool ears-

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And the other face has a woven wool tweedy herringbone hood and wool knit ears.

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Side view- I tried a bit of embroidery decoration on these angora wings-

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I just love how they have such different personalities!

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