Crocheted Teddy Bears

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Identifier

2021.019

Title

Crocheted Teddy Bears

Creator

Clara Schultz-Sierrko and Marilyn Huset

Date

ca. late 1950s-early 1960s

Format

Small bear is 5.5" tall, larger one is 7"

Description

During a visit to my grandmother's cousin, Clara Schultz-Sierrko, when I was a child, she let me play with a small teddy bear that she had crocheted.  I loved it so much that I hated to leave it and Clara gave in to my pleading and let me take it home with me.  Sometime after that, I crocheted my own bear using the original bear as a guide.  Both are made with variegated yarn; the second is stuffed with nylon stockings and I don't know what's in the original bear.  They both remind me of happy childhood times with family members who are no longer with us.

Provenance

Marilyn Huset

Citation

mhuset, “Crocheted Teddy Bears,” Center for Knit and Crochet Digital Repository, accessed February 4, 2023, https://digital.centerforknitandcrochet.org/items/show/28639.

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