Pirates you say, in TheHitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy? You bet, but space pirates, of course!
Ford and Zaphod are talking about their childhood on Betelgeuse, and Arcturan megafreighters. Apparently "The Betelguese trading scouts used to find the markets and the Arcturans would supply them. There was a lot of trouble with space pirates before they were wiped out in the Dordellis wars..." [chapter 29]. Nice to know space is safe from pirates now.
I drew two inchies - one of a pirate with his peg leg and parrot:
And what self respecting pirate would be without his map for buried treasure?
My quilled pirate inchie goes outside the inch a little bit. Hope you can forgive this transgression, but it was hard to fit my pirate's parrot into the required space, His beak and glorious tail hang over a bit, but he is pretty
Finally, here is my latest and favourite amigurumi - Dorothy from my all time favourite movie.
She was difficult to make because I altered a pattern for a witch (by Sayjai Thawornsupacharoen). I had to make the body twice and the arms/sleeves three times before I was happy. I love the sparkly ruby slippers with their teeny tiny bows and the white 'buttons' on the straps of her dress as well as the blue around her neck. It's as close to the original dress as I could make it. I want to find some blue gingham ribbon for her hair bows and I'm contemplating doing something like white cross stitch to give the illusion of a gingham dress. The hair is a bit long but so far I haven't been able to make myself cut it. I had so much fun making her.
Have a good week my lovelies.