Knitting: a wee Katniss cowl
So since seeing Hunger Games Catching Fire...I became obsessed with the Katniss Cowl (like the rest of the knitting world). I also bought a Tonner Katniss doll in order to make tiny versions of the film fashions for myself and to sell. I worked up a bunch of patterns based on the film clothes and plan to sew them up this week.
I am planning a cowl for me and thought I would test out some theories with a mini version for Tonner Katniss instead. I have made three now and I think I have it down for the doll size. For human sizes I think I will use a combo of crochet and knitting with a focus on the herringbone stitch and and using some short rows for shaping...maybe even a cable to mimic some of the textures. I tried both for the doll and decided to stick with crochet for the whole thing. I used a size D hook with knit picks palette fingering weight yarn in silver. And the cowl part is a drawstring cord core with the yarn crocheted around it.
Now onto the leather hunting jacket. I have not decided if I will make the pants and t-shirt to sell as well. It seems like a lot of collectors would already have similar pants and a shirt...in fact the original Tonner Katniss outfit pants and shirt would work for to complete the outfit.