Archive for June, 2012
Peony and pinks:
Peony and vine:
Peony and rhubarb:
Peony and sage:
Petals on sieve:
Hoardings on an abandoned building site nearby:
The Tenters pub stands on a corner of this empty site – the area is called the Tenters, referring to textile manufacture in the past. Interesting article on the subject here.
I’m delighted to say that I have a copy of Laura Zander’s Knit Red Book to give away today, courtesy of Jimmy Beans Wool and SoHo Publishing.
Just leave a comment below if you’d like to be included in the draw…
(Draw closes midnight PST Thursday 15th June – that’s 8am Friday morning here in Dublin) The draw is now closed, thanks for all the coments! – result later today Friday.
There’s a preview of the book here.
Just to remind you – here’s the Knit Red Stole:
And here are a couple of shots of the original swatch photoshopped into repeat – the swatching was done last July using Icelandic lace weight yarn.
I chose nature-related motifs to suggest healthy living and getting out and about, and went for a classic look.
This one might have been a bit too wide: