Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Monday, June 11, 2012
In an effort to use only what was on hand, I stuffed these with some pretty heinous novelty yarn that accidentally invaded my stash, and it actually worked very well. However, be warned you need A LOT of heinous novelty yarn to get the ball to be FULL and it is a bit tricky to get it all in there. I have yet to use the recommended cotton stuffing... So I can't say if that is any different. The ball in the picture below looks pretty full doesn't it? Right, well, that whole ball of novelty yarn next to it pretty much went in as well. And I understand why. A few months later and it almost feels a bit squishy, almost like I need to rip out a seam and put in some more yarn. You definitly need to stuff with something that doesn't have any spring in its step if you want these to feel more like "balls" than stuffed animals, and if you want them to hold their round shape for more than 30 seconds.