Sunday, May 29, 2011

Mother Bear Project

My first bear, beargrrrl.

Pirate bear is a bit rough looking.

Hairybear is my third bear, and I love how he turned out. I used eyelash yarn for the hands, feet and back of head.

My friend Sally introduced me to the Mother Bear Project, and so far I've made three bears for AIDS orphans in Africa. This project is so cool, and making the bears is a bit addictive. The project charges $5 for a pattern for either a knitted or crocheted bear, and asks for $3 per bear to cover shipping. The pics on the site of the kids with the bears are precious, and I have a feeling I'll be making at least a bear a month for the conceivable future.