Cat toys for everyone!
My daughter is in a play and she is a Wintry, which is a sort of winter spirit who makes snow and ice and brings winter in and keeps it there until Sping comes along. The director had a vision of these little white-clad business people. But one morning, I woke up at 6:15am with a vision of a Wintry Hat in my head and it just had to be made. (And no, I could not get back to sleep...the curse of creative inspiration!) As if I didnt have enough to do....I just committed myself to 4 identical...WHITE...hats. Bestill my ADHD heart.
But isnt it cute? I like that it combines an air of Seussical whimsy to the little white-clad business people.
So the puff. Boy did the puff give me trouble. I tried so many, they were measly and flopsy and pathetic. I googled 1,000,001 ways to make a yarn puff...well not really, but it felt that way. I finally resorted to the cardboard circle cut out method and then learned that yarn type was key, as well. A soft, shiny acryllic worked best, better than my stiffer acryllic and cotton puffs.
But...my kitten is happy as he is now the proud owner of a pile of cast off puffs.
Oh and one Wintry is a little more non-conformist than the others, so I made him a colorful puff. Three down, one to go by opening night this Friday.