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

Posted in crochet, world domination | Leave a comment

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

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

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

Posted in crochet, reflections | Leave a comment

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

Posted in crochet, reflections | Leave a comment

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

Posted in crochet, knitting, world domination | Leave a comment

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

Posted in crochet, knitting, world domination | 1 Comment

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

Posted in crochet, knitting, reflections, world domination | 1 Comment

Woollypoles piece #2

Don’t panic, I will post about Woollypoles piece #1 shortly! But what is Woollypoles? The latest group project by the excellent Knitty Graffity, originator of The Woolly Walk-Along, for which I created my Wisdom piece. (You can be involved if … Continue reading

Posted in crochet, reflections, world domination | 4 Comments

Flowers for Eostre

Y from the Spinning Yarns crew had the idea to make some spring flowers and decorate a tree outside the Laing Art Gallery. Today was the day it launched! We’d had a nice drink and cake in the cafe on … Continue reading

Posted in crochet, spinning yarns, urban | 4 Comments

Maternal decorations

On Boxing Day I got a worried phone call from my brother-in-law, saying my mother’s operation had not gone too well; and we knew it meant I would probably have to travel the 300 miles to see her, as it … Continue reading

Posted in crochet, knitting, urban, world domination | Leave a comment