(photo by Tiny Owl Knits)
I did fulfill my resolution - I learned how to make hexipuffs! They are still the only thing I've attempted to knit, but that's ok, since I'll be working on this project for a while. This project is supposed to take a year, since you need to make between 350-400 "hexipuffs" to complete the quilt. I think I'm on the 3-4 year plan, since my 1 year and 4 months total is somewhere around 165.
Here is a look at some of my own hexipuffery:
It's such a cool project! Each puff takes me about 30-40 minutes to make, so I work on them on my breaks, in waiting rooms, or when I'm a passenger on long trips.
All this hexipuffing got me thinking... (it was bound to happen)
Hexipuffs in clay! Why not? It would be fun to wear a little hexipuff charm on a necklace or a bracelet. Last night, I started playing with my Sculpey, trying to figure out the best way to make a knit design in the clay. It's a work in progress at the moment, but here's a peek: