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Old 02-05-2011, 02:22 AM   #1
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FO - Duduza (Comfort) Doll
I posted this in another forum, but thought I'd share here. This is a Duduza (Comfort) Doll. Duduza is the Zulu word for comfort and the pattern is designed so you can make them and send them to South Africa. I made this one with light skin because I didn't have enough brown (used stash yarn), but it won't be sent so it doesn't matter. I didn't want to knit flat so I knit this one in the round. It was easy to do.

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http://www.creativestitchonline.com/pattern.html
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Old 02-05-2011, 07:54 AM   #2
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You did a great job on that Jan. We have friends who are missionaries, we've sent various toys, including dark skinned dolls for the girls. Yours looks nice and huggable.
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That's so cute! What a great idea.
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Very cute!
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Wow, that looks pretty good, Jan! How big is it? I love the tiny scarf.
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He's great Jan! I'm working on my 3rd one, but the first two aren't as nice as yours. I can't take a good picture of them either, so I can post it. Maybe the third one I can post. I think everyone should make a comfort doll. They are all the same pattern but you can do so much with the dolls to make them different.
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Thanks everyone! He's about 8-8.5" inches tall. Perfect size for little hands. The scarf is just single crochet.

I hope you can get a picture, Jackie! I'm anxious to see them!
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Jan, It's adorable. I'll bet there are hospitals, clinics and shelters here too that would love that doll. Thanks for showing it and giving the pattern link.
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Here they are. The 2 on the ends were knitted flat and the one in middle was knitted in the round. Little lady in pink is wearing a skirt so didn't seam up legs on her. I'm addicted to making these little guys now.
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Those are cute, Jackie! What type of yarn did you use? Do you prefer in the round or flat?
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