When you think about materials suitable for cosplay, yarn might not come to mind. It’s more versatile than I could have imagined, and I realized that when I saw photos of Candice Dunlap’s Ahsoka costume from San Diego Comic-Con. She created the character from Star Wars: The Clone Wars by using yarn to crochet Ahsoka’s tunic, leggings, head tails, and yes, even her lightsabers. It had to have taken careful planning to count the stitches correctly to capture all the details, and Candice nailed it. You can see the full ensemble just below:
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