| Florence and her friend, Susan Pritchett, were traveling in Peru when they discovered artisan knitters who'd been making finger puppets for children out of left over sweater wool. A trick they'd passed down from generation to generation. The pair teamed up with the Peruvian knitters, and Florence began to design these magical dolls for children.
Florence had a pretty magical childhood herself. She grew up in Bordeaux, France — the daughter of a wine label printer. She lived in a chateau with no television or washing machine, but a grand pian