Saturday, 22 January 2011

Flying With Tiny Wings

I love bumblebees and the fact that they can do what nobody thought they would: Fly with the sun shining above them.

I found a wonderful tutorial on Rebeccas blog for a knitted bumblebee. It was very easy to follow and I started out making three of them. I tried different yarn types to see how it went on. That´s why they each has their own personality.

I got so inspired that I wrote a poem to go with them. It´s in norwegian but I can say it´s all about proving negative thoughts wrong.

I´m giving the guy on the left to a very special friend along with the poem. Thank you for changing my life.

The two others are also about to find new homes.

The bumblebee can fly - and so can we. I´ve decided to never listen to all things making me think I can´t fly.

So don´t ever let anyone tell you that you can´t fly.

I think the quote from Mary Kay Ash says it all:

Aerodynamically, the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway

 

11 comments:

  1. These are the cutest bumblebees! Beautiful words as always! It is always such a joy to visit your blog!

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  2. Thank you so much Debbie for your kind words and for your visits!!! Hugs to you

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  3. these little creatures are so sweet! What fun embellishments they would make, also. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Oh how sweet these all are!!
    You are so talented!
    Love and hugs
    word verification is "flies"
    Perfect.

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  5. Thank you Jan - yes, and I´m planing on making them smaller as well. Maybe something as an earring...

    Thank you Marie. A big hug to you!!

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  6. Så nyyydelige humler :-) Og ord med vinger på ... Du er utrolig god!

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  7. Thank you so much Lori!!!

    Tusen takk kjære Kjerstin!!!!

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  8. Thanks for the link, I will give it a try too

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  9. These are very cute! I followed the link to see your mice, too! They really are adorable! Just the CUTEST! I love cute little mice! ♥

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  10. You´re welcome Miriam!!

    Thank you Lavender Dreamer - so nice of you!!

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