Kristy Glass has an amazing knitting vlog on Youtube – in it, she mostly interviews pretty much every well-known knitwear designer, vlogger and writer in the knitting world.
Here, she shows her own freestyle creation – she worked not from someone else’s pattern nor did she write down the pattern as she invented it, going along. This is free-form. It’s fairly instinctive and therefore highly individual – and fun! She responded to inspiring wool to make something which makes the most of the yarn’s bouncy nature (her character is similar): a bubble dress!
By the way, for non-knitters, FO means Finished Object
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So much of what I admire are collaborations in the arts – this video brings together Duke Special‘s song “Condition” and the drawings of Peter Smith. A little dark but also rich and promising. And definitely thought-provoking on the human condition. Continue reading Self-portrait in black and white
In this BBC programme, the Observer writer on Art, Laura Cumming, takes us through self-portraits, their intensity and what they say to us about ourselves. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00vngl0/ego-the-strange-and-wonderful-world-of-selfportraits “Ego the strange and wonderful world of self-portraits” is on BBC iplayer for the next 20 days, all 90 minutes of it. (If it looks familiar, it was shown first in November 2010) Laura Cumming speaks quietly but with … Continue reading Selfie? Self-portrait