Maighdinn Mhara the Mermaid by Molly Ritchie
Maighdinn Mhara is a whimsical hand-knit doll whose tail is made of hand-dyed merino wool from Celtic Raven Fibres and whose body is made from hand-dyed wool from Fleece Artist. Pronounced 'my-jin vahrah', her name means 'mermaid' in Gaelic. This creature lives in Baddeck Bay and was hand-knit by artist Molly Ritchie, also of Baddeck.
Molly Ritchie makes knitted and crocheted fantasy creatures including fairies, unicorns, dragons and mermaids. She also makes seahorses, crabs, fish and flying pig fridge magnets, as well as crocheted dreamcatchers, mandalas and bracelets. Ritchie is a member of the Baddeck Quilters Guild and her creations have appeared in their shows. Ritchie enjoys working with unusual and hand-dyed yarns.
Hand-dyed wools, novelty yarns, mixed media
16 x 8 x 2.5 in
40.5 x 20.5 x 6.5 cm