Category Archives: crochet

Small projects, but beautifully formed

Hello! Just to update you on a few of the projects I’ve completed in the last months (and to inspire myself, as I’d almost forgotten some of them). My sister told me that for Xmas our mum could use a … Continue reading

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Colour blast group art

There has been a call for squares out from Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, who are going to cover a small Craft and Folk Art Museum with woolly joy. Something about ambiguities of scale, and no doubt the cosiness of craft and … Continue reading

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Kandinsky on!

Hello! Well the Kandinsky project is on! Have been amazed by the build-up of colour and the synaesthesic reactions it prompts in me as each round is added. … For instance here is square no. 4 in progress (the top … Continue reading

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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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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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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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