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« on: August 20, 2007 02:51:49 PM »

I had this sudden random urge to crochet a skinhead doll. I'm not sure why.



I tried to give him folded-up pants, but it wasn't really visible so I scrapped it. I may try again.

Then I had this idea to make a whole set of subculture dolls in the same vein, and started with a 50's girl. I don't know how clear her subculture is - I might shorten her bangs some, and maybe embroider on some tattoos? Or make a tiny fimo cherry necklace. =)



I have ideas for more dolls, but that's a lot of small tight fiddly crocheting and my hands need a rest.

(Maybe tomorrow...)
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2007 03:07:20 PM »

these are so awesome, not to mention adorable. i have this image of a bunch of fimo accessories like some kind of strange crotcheted barbie. totally cool though! love them, i can't wait to see what else you make.
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2007 03:17:43 PM »

those look really good!!  when i saw the skinhead one's it made me think of edward norton in that movie American History X. 
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2007 04:19:20 PM »

Cool!  I can't decide if your girly doll reminds more of Lily Allen or Amy Winehouse, gotta love that dress. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2007 06:19:44 PM »

I think your girl doll looks like Lilly Allen!
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2007 01:12:58 AM »

Have to agree - it's definitely Lily Allen!
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« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2007 02:44:50 AM »

Can't mind that comparison - I like her.
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« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2007 09:45:52 AM »

Those are great! For the skinhead, if you still want his pants to have cuffs, you could always surface crochet a single row around the bottom of the legs in a shade of lighter yarn. Hope you don't mind the suggestion but thats what a knitter did for yarn baby jeans to make them look cuffed. I think it was knit. it was either knitty.com or crochetme.com but one of them did that.
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« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2007 07:22:39 AM »

wow...very unique!!! Wicked!  Grin
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