Monthly Archives: October 2012

Crochet THIS!

Great art, here we come! Not mine, but a tribute work: to the great master of colour, Wassily Kandinsky. I have long wanted to crotchet this, Kandinsky’s ‘Colour Study: Squares with Concentric Circles (1913)’, as it just looks, well, so … Continue reading

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Plain fancy squares

So I sent off my pink squares for the charity cancer research blanket, and then heard they were doing another one – a ‘Babette blanket’, which apparently means squares of any size which somehow miraculously fit together. The squares can … Continue reading

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Toys are me

This is a bit of a change from the flat squares, even the fancy ones, that I’ve been making! When I was away for the weekend I bought a book called Knitting Mochimochi (Amigurumi) by Anna Hrachovec, again in an … Continue reading

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Woollypoles piece #3 (flowers)

One final piece to go for this project! Seeing the amazing work that other people produce for Knitty, I thought I would try something different. Something more girly, textured, fancy, and in the Myers-Briggs scheme ‘SF’ (sensate feeler) rather than … Continue reading

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Sequin satisfaction: labels for Woollypoles

You may have read my admission that I’m not very happy with my labels for yarnbombs. It seems to focus everything on my ineptitude with the physical world – paper and printer and laminate and lettering seem to elude my … Continue reading

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Pink blanket-squares for breast cancer

As a break from the high-level design of my Woollypoles pieces 🙂 I have been churning out some blanket squares for a charity blanket to be auctioned for Breast Cancer Research. No rules except they must be 6″ x 6″ … Continue reading

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Woollypoles piece #1

Ah, the runes! I discovered them at Avebury, site of the magical stone circle, when I used to live in Wiltshire. They have fabulous little pagan gift shops with everything from ocarinas to rugs to dream-catchers to books about crop … Continue reading

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