|Lawrence is a lefty lobster|
Here he is!
He came from this book. It wasn’t a super easy pattern to follow, hence the lopsided claws. As it turns out,
I crocheted him from plarn made of supermarket bags (the best instructions for making plarn that I’ve found are here).
represents my single brief foray into the ecowonderful world of plarn. Its rough to work with, and the results are usually ugly and overearnest. Please disabuse me of this notion if you’ve made something elegant with plarn. I’m not holding my breath. Lawrence
He is stuffed with deflated packing airbags from the Christmas parcels and his eyes are scraps of rubbish sack.
I could claim that this is a comment on ocean pollution – and rather a good one if I may say so.
But, actually, I liked the idea that this project was completely free! Which is just as well, because as this plarn was made from biodegradable plastic bags, I fear
won’t be with us for long… Lawrence