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Saturday, 28 March 2009

Reminded of Glass



::I was reminded of wire held in glass::


::And being a knitter, of course, I had tried knitted wire::

::glass bowl with knitted wire made when experimenting on my degree course::

Friday, 27 March 2009

Figure

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::A wish::
::Lucy's stunningly beautiful mannequins::
::Ysolda is hunting for one::
::perhaps she would like to look here::

Thursday, 26 March 2009

Pastel



::Nora's cami is completed::
::Rowan Purelife Cotton::
::Pattern is free here ::
::Thank you for this beautiful project, Nora::

Spring Clean


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::My inspiration is May Blossom::
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::My theme is Spring Cleaning::
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::My tools will be::
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::Debbie Bliss Eco Fairtrade Cotton::
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::Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino::
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::For a dishcloth::
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::For a Lace Shelf Decoration::
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Sunday, 22 March 2009

For my Faerie Friend





::scientific wire::
::ethereal results::
::silver and glass beads::


Wednesday, 18 March 2009

block


::blocking::to obtain a smooth, even texture::
::Nora's cami coming to life::
::washed with Pure Collection Cashmere Wash::excess moisture removed::laid out on smooth surface to dry::

Thursday, 12 March 2009

A Longing



::getting gauge::

::a longing for Nora's beaded cami::

::here is beautiful inspiration::

::Rowan purelife organic cotton naturally dyed::madder::

A Beginning



::the sheer delight of conquering a new skill::

::a beautiful little crochet purse courtesy of Kyoko::

::skills learnt with the help of others for which thanks are due::

Monday, 9 March 2009

Battery Chicken Jacket

::Laughing Hens Pattern::

::Battery Chicken Jacket::cluck here for details::

Sunday, 8 March 2009

A Letter

I asked and was given a letter.


I shall give you ten for this m:


::first::




::Mersea Island::my home::grey::beautiful::a place for reflection::




::second::


::Moon::Lantern moon::miracle movers::


::the third::





::Musings::material moments::

::the fourth::




::Memories::Miss York::you never forget your first teacher::


::the fifth::


::markers::macabre and metal::

::a sixth::
::Magazines::for mooching and meandering and inspiration::


::the seventh::

::Masks::mysterious and momentous::Venice::the city of dreams::


::an eighth::



::Making::a need to create in so many mediums::


::the ninth::


::Medieval::manuscripts::materials::mystics::music::their gardens::their herbs::their healing::their wisdom::poetry::prose and plays::

::last not least my ten::

::Macro::my photography::my method of communication::in minute detail::
I have a letter and it is your's for the asking.

Thank you to Vicky at Crobbles.









A little Spring inspiring

::who could not be inspired by Sofia Coppola's beautifully filmed advert::

::spring inspiration for knitting::

::pale pastels::brightness::lightness::

::life affirming::joyousness::fun::

::i want to knit spring::

Saturday, 7 March 2009

Finishing


::Sirdar Chunky Tweedie Cardi::
::Guage achieved using 5.5mm needles::
::Warm, wearable cable cardi for the last of winter::

Friday, 6 March 2009

Red Nose Corsage



::Juliet Bernard's Red Nose Corsage::

::made with oddments::

::to be worn with pride::

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

Completion



::Leonie's hat::

::to welcome her when she returns from the heat of Kenya to the cold of Britain::

::and to keep her warm when she is skiing later this month in the snowy French Alps::

::but most of all to let her know she is loved and cherished::

Sunday, 1 March 2009

Ribbed Wrap Top



As everything is becoming lighter and warmer there is a need to reflect that in my knitting. The beauty of pure silk. A wonderful sheen and delicateness.

The yarn is on its way from Consider The Lily and in the meantime a square for guage has been knitted, washed and blocked. Absolutely essential for this Debbie Bliss pattern.

Lessons must be learned from other knitters about sizing and ease and drape. This will be a challenging piece of textile to execute.

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