Young Elsie – the finished product

Happy New Years everyone!  I hope that 2013 is a great year.

I posted about knitting Young Elsie at the end of August.  My plan was to make 3 dolls for Christmas.  It was down to the wire on one doll!  I finished a couple of days before Christmas.  Not that it was difficult but it was time consuming given all the details.

Young Elsie 1 2013

I loved all the components that went into this doll and I got to try out a lot of techniques to make the various toys and accessories.  I needed a bit of stuffing, paper, straws, and cardboard to bring it all together.

Young Elsie 5 2013 Young Elsie 4 2013 Young Elsie 3 2013 Young Elsie 2 2013

This was for my niece and the poor thing was wary of it as she was very tired and the doll is 16″!  In time I hope she warms up to it though my sister was thrilled.  My kids are each picking a doll out for themselves so I’ll be working on that this year.  :)

19 thoughts on “Young Elsie – the finished product

  1. What an adorable doll! Something I could never do. At one point I attempted knitting, and although I loved it, everything turned out a bit wonky. I’m thinking it’s not my talent. I so admire people who are talented in the crafts. Are you selling any of these darling dolls? :) Thanks for stopping by my blog. Happy 2013, Karista

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