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Silkie chicken in progress

Silkie chicken in progress

mkpsteesFeb 5, 20221 min read

A work-in-progress post for today: she doesn’t look it yet but this will be a Silkie chicken. She has tiny wings (and Silkies don’t fly due to the fluffiness of…

Making micro-crochet look “right”

Making micro-crochet look “right”

mkpsteesFeb 3, 20222 min read

POINT 2: GET SOME DETAILS RIGHT Hair and fur are especially difficult to create in the correct scale for a micro piece, but can be very persuasive toward overall “rightness”…

Making micro-crochet look “right”

Making micro-crochet look “right”

mkpsteesFeb 2, 20222 min read

POINT 1: ABSTRACTION AND SCALE Last time I wrote about some problems in finding just the right thread for a specific micro-crochet effect, and this leads me to a much…

The problem of hair and fur

The problem of hair and fur

mkpsteesJan 31, 20222 min read

Today I’m thinking about the problem of hair and fur. It’s a challenge of both technique and scale; you need to figure out how to handle your materials to make…

Elephant Complete

Elephant Complete

mkpsteesJan 27, 20222 min read

The elephant is complete, ready to be a birthday gift for my daughter’s friend. I rather like the way he stands out against the red background—no political comment intended; I’m…