Northern Mermaid revisited

I used the head I posted about in a recent entry on a Northern Mermaid. Hadn’t made one of these in a while. I’m pretty happy with how she turned out. I love how the fur around her head looks so spikey. I am pretty lucky to have a hat box full of fur scraps that I got from an old trapper’s wife. He was a fixture in Fairbanks, ran a fur buying business out of a hotel room each spring. His wife would make hats and mittens. He passed on a couple of years ago. It was like the end of an era. Anyhow, here she is:

Latest Northern Mermaid

5 Responses to Northern Mermaid revisited

  1. Kai says:

    Oh, gosh, she’s GORGEOUS! I love this pattern anyway, but I think this is the prettiest one you’ve made!!!!

  2. Veronica says:

    hey Judi….I still want to make a second one as well…I really enjoyed making my first…and always like to say thanks for the pattern you made available for all of us….

  3. Shashi says:

    She turned out beautiful. She has got bit of an oriental look about her

  4. nita says:

    Beautiful Judi! You do such great faces.

  5. Ruthanne Parker says:

    She is wonderful Judi. Hummm~wonder how a Northern Mermaid would go in Florida!

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