I've found this makes a good base for a string/voodoo style doll. Use a square drinks coaster as a template and wrap the string fewer times for the base skeleton, then wrap the doll as you usually would.
How to make tassel flowers - Make an easy DIY dandelion bouquet with yarn and pipe cleaners to delight someone you love. Perfect yarn craft for weddings, parties and Mothers Day. DIY tassels - Crafts Diy Home