Archive for the ‘pattern’ Category
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:
Some more pics of the stole from Laura Zander’s Knit Red Book – these photos were taken by Sandy of Jimmy Beans by the Truckee River – Sandy knit the sample, thank you very much Sandy! – the lovely model is her friend Victoria:
This image of Echo Beach is going to be in a book about Irish crafts due to be published soon:
Mini trouble (no sock is safe!):
Apple Blossom and Tree Peonies at Farmleigh:
Recent project for new pattern – it turned out to be a funny shape at the neck so I need to redo it – the yarns are Hedgehog Lace and mohair with gold beads: