Marieke Voorsluijs is a self-proclaimed "textiles enthusiast" who runs the knitting store Club Geluk in Amsterdam. Voorsluijs is also a mother of two sons, one of which now has a life-size textile twin thanks to his mother's crafty skills.

Posted by Club Geluk on Monday, January 11, 2016

Voorsluijs​ wrote on Bored Panda that "[her] son is reaching puberty. We used to cuddle all the time, but those days are becoming scarce." This was the impetus behind the project. 

Sources: Facebook: Club Geluk | Bored Panda