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- WW2 silk escape map dress sold in Harrogate Jun 18, 2019
- The myths and meaning woven into Norwegian sweaters Jun 14, 2019
- Nine days a week Jun 12, 2019
- The history of knitting Jun 5, 2019
- Crayon colours Jun 4, 2019
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Tag Archives: hand knitting
Here is a fascinating article about the Sweater Detective, a lady who knows practically all there is to know about the myths and meaning woven into Norwegian sweaters.
This post gives an excellent summary of the history of hand knitting. As you would expect from the V&A. One of my favourite London haunts.
Recently I’ve been sorting through some experiments from my City and Guilds course. We had to find pictures, use them to inspire our knitting, and produce a sample to go in our A4 files. I knitted a mangrove swamp. Unfortunately, … Continue reading
Woolly Spires is an exhibition at of knitted churches at the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Several of Lincolnshire’s beautiful gothic churches in wool, mainly knitting, with some crochet, for example on the roof of Stow … Continue reading