Category Archives: reflections

Making farewells

‘Farewell’ in both senses: saying goodbye, and wishing the best for others… and in this case the wish to do one is only propelled by the wish to do the other. I should explain: these projects were some of the … 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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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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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

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Bad tags

One bit of urban crochet I don’t like is making the tags to go on it. Partly that I feel it makes the work less attractive, partly it takes away from giving something freely without wanting (attention for) something in … Continue reading

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