08 April 2012

a crochet charlie chaplin

It was one of my best friends birthday this week, and we'd already planned to go to a concert together over the weekend. So I realised, what am I going to give him as a birthday present. I tried thinking what he would like? maybe some tea? chocolates? one of my wacky bow-ties?
...and then I remembered his comment on seeing my blog and the crochet version of myself - "love your self-crochet, can you make me a Chaplin doll?"
So I cracked out my black and white yarn, got started, and by the end of the day I had it finished.



He was really happy with it, as you can see. He loves Chaplin and old slapstick style comedy, when I started making it I wasn't sure if I could make it identifiable enough, but he knew straight away who it was. The little crochet Chaplin even treated him to a special birthday dance



6 comments:

  1. What a cutie!! The caracter is surely reconigzable. Congratulations !!!

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  2. You did such a great job! When I saw him I instantly recognized him and he is beyond adorably cute!! It makes me wish for one of my own. Keep up the good work.

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  3. The best friend is impressed beyond words. Appropriate for a silent movie star. Love it!

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