Archive for the ‘pattern’ Category
My current knitting -
inspired by Indian embroideries, weaving and filigree – with stranding, intarsia and lace knitting.
The beautiful colors are from Erica at colorshift yarns – the parade progressions, with burgundy to copper and copper to koi gradations.
The dominant color pairing shifts from burgundy with magenta/pink towards bright orange with lemon yellow – I’m past the halfway mark now, and working with paprika and orange yellow.
Romeo on tour:
The sample I knit last year for Romeo (another pattern in colorshift yarn) will be at the Chicago Hilton November 1-3 with Wool & Co. for Vogue Knitting Live.
more Autumn leaves – Mini on a bridge and a Japanese maple:
I just found out that photography is now permitted in some of Dublin’s museums – here are some textiles and yarns from Collins Barracks.
Silk Yarns for weaving:
A beautiful Harry Clarke portrait:
When the Barracks was a barracks:
Detail of Japanese costume:
Tigerlily pattern coming soon – stranding which lies flat with the help of some yarnovers and decreases – the pattern will work well with a rich dark MC and a light bright CC:
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: