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« on: May 07, 2013 03:38:00 AM »

I'm currently trying to work on some patterns of all sorts of fantasy races and creatures, and I've started with Halflings. Halfing is a fairly generic name for small (half-sized) humanoid creatures from various books, films and games which have their origins in folklore. Stories from many cultures feature the 'little people', such as hobs and brownies, who keep themselves hidden from humans but sometimes help with chores or play tricks on them.



I've made male and female Halflings - the male ones all have curly hair and two of them are wearing waistcoats. One has a jacket (see top photo) and the other has a hooded cloak. I made one with just a shirt and he has a little hat and scarf to wear.

   

 

One of the female Halflings is wearing a bodice and skirt, and has a hooded cloak as well. The other is in steampunk-inspired gear - I imagine she's an engineer or adventurer - with spiky purple hair and goggles.





I hope you like them, please let me know what you think!
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« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2013 05:07:43 AM »

Lovely. The feet are particularly good. Tolkein would recognise them immediately. 
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« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2013 06:37:05 AM »

these are really cute!!
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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2013 07:00:22 AM »

I love them! I immediately thought of Samwise and Rosie when I looked at the thumbnail. They are each so well done and oh so cute!
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« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2013 07:10:01 AM »

Totally look like hobbits to me, very, very cute.
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« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2013 07:49:44 AM »

I've seen a few people who crochet that I'm mostly a fan too, I mean I like all crochet work, but there are a couple people that I'm really impressed with their crochet work. You are are one of them. I love your work! 

And your haflings are great! I love the feet. They totally look like hobbits. Great job!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2013 08:52:06 AM »

Thanks everyone, I'm glad you like them!

I've seen a few people who crochet that I'm mostly a fan too, I mean I like all crochet work, but there are a couple people that I'm really impressed with their crochet work. You are are one of them. I love your work! 


Aw, thanks! I really appreciate that.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2013 05:54:21 PM »

Wow!  They are so cute!  I also love the feet.  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2013 06:50:29 PM »

these are superb xD, love the cloaks and the smart little waistcoats especially!
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« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2013 09:53:47 AM »

I really love the feet. Fantastic!!
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« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2013 02:25:32 PM »

absolutely adorable little halflings! amazing job!  Grin
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« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2013 03:05:09 PM »

Thanks for the lovely comments! I'm glad people like the feet - they're large enough that they can stand up unaided.
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« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2013 04:47:07 PM »

Aww these little guys take me back to my very first D&D character...a little halfling named Havengar, soo cute!
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« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2013 09:36:23 AM »

Love your halflings! They're adorable. Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2013 03:35:27 PM »

Thank you!
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« Reply #15 on: August 01, 2013 09:53:15 AM »

Congratulations on being selected as one of the Featured Crochet Projects for May-July 2013
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Congratulations on being selected as one of the Featured Crochet Projects for May-July 2013

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« Reply #17 on: October 05, 2013 09:02:01 AM »

Cuties! And I love their coats!
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