Saturday, July 26, 2008

The Mother Bear Project

Luanna Bear

This is the first bear or any stuffed animal for that matter I've made. I saw it on DIY Knitty Gritty and just had to make one. I've named her Luanna. I think she turned out pretty good considering the amount of uncertainty and questioning what I was doing. I have since bought some brown yarn and will try another bear, but I think I'll try it in the round to eliminate all the seaming; this will require steeking which I haven't done before though.

The Mother Bear Project
is dedicated to providing comfort and hope to children affected by HIV/AIDS in emerging nations, by giving them a gift of love in the form of a hand-knit or crocheted bear.

The simple gift of a hand-knit bear with a tag signed by the knitter has touched
children with the message that they are unconditionally loved.

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