Posts Tagged ‘place’
Tuned City #1
Tuned City #1

…of Tallinn, tuning the city, and finding the local phonographic lore in strange lands, through creative practices.

FO: Brenda’s Mitts
FO: Brenda's Mitts

I started knitting these fingerless mitts (Fresco Fair Isle Mitts by Pam Allen, Interweave Knits, Fall 2008) way back in October when I last visited with Brenda and Tonia. Casting these on represented the start of the ALICE STARMORE YARN MANIA (which has pretty much reigned over my knitting ever since) and I am really […]

Knitted seas.
Knitted seas.

A long time ago I wrote this post which touched on the idea of connecting places and seasons to specific yarn colourways. I compared some of the fabled WOLLMEISE to the distinctive steely blues and ragged yellow leaves spotted around Weymouth and Portland late that Autumn. Weymouth, October 2007 Much has happened since I coveted […]

Soundwalk 4: coinciding with a festival!

So it turns out that my proposed soundwalk in Warborough is going to be taking place on the same date as the Warborough and Shillingford Festival. I’m treating this as a really joyous coincidence. I have telephoned the festival chairperson and the man responsible for sound and music on Sunday to ask if there is […]

What to make from beginner’s handspun?

When we went to Woolfest earlier this year I was struck by the beauty of a project Liz was working on using her handspun. She explained rather modestly that she didn’t feel that her ‘learning’ handspun was good enough for garments or gifts and had ingeniously found a project which would both show off the […]

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