Love, memory, making

Today, I was absolutely stunned by a blog post on "Kitchen Vignettes" which combined memories of a much-missed mother with her signature summer recipe, together with a video of the daughter picking the fruit and making the dessert.  There is a beautiful response on the blog post which says: "The video stunning (because you weave …

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Pottery knitting jewellery

This blog delights in putting together two arts or crafts not normally associated - today we have three. Spotted in the blog by the Shetlands based knitting designer, Ella Gordon!  She took motifs from her knitted hat/mittens to be made into a ring by jewellery-maker Mike of Red Houss in Barra.  Having made the ring …

Knitting and Architecture: I knit New York

Kristy Glass, vlogger knitter interviews the creators of the book "I knit New York" and follows the photo shoot for this book - which is chockfull of architecture designs into knitting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mDLCnsIorc Knitted designs include: 42nd and Lex (the Chrysler building) as a cardigan   Interviewed: Kirsten Kapur @throughtheloops on Instagram Kathleen Dames @KathleenDames on …

Knitting Inspiration: Kaffe Fassett

This 5 minute video lets Kaffe Fassett describe in his inimitable, colourful way, how he discovered knitting and brought his painterly eye to it, bringing a wave of colour into 1980s knitting in Britain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-vR_hi1Gtw Also, don't miss another post on this blog about quilting here.  Both these videos are recorded in his home, which …