All posts tagged: Knitting

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

once… …there was a jumper. however, it wasn’t just any odd jumper but a very odd one that had been hand made by myself following no pattern just the curiosity of the yarn – which had been hand-spun partly by myself: the product of even more curiosity (described endlessly in earlier posts). so here was my odd jumper made from un-treated un-dyed wool and because it was looking a bit odd and it was summer […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

spinster (1) i’ve recently bought a spinning wheel. i’m not talking about a modern metal exercise machine but an old fashioned wooden yarn-producing machine. this is quite a peculiar choice of hobby as i can always tell by people’s response to me mentioning it – and by my considerations of who to mention it to in the first place. my passion for knitting already throws people quite often because somehow they struggle to reconcile my […]

Pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

slowing down after a few very hectic weeks i’ve been trying to slow down a bit over the last few days. usually i have to do ‘slowing down’ quite slowly: i cannot just switch from 180 to 0. so having small tasks like visiting my friend jane at her stall in broadway market are very helpful. so are walks. cooking. knitting… i saw this lady sitting on a bench in bethnal green as i walked […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

old crafts this week was a bit intense and long with late nights in front of the computer – which always makes me feel quite alienated from the world outside. but luckily i had 2 very ‘worldly’ days towards the end of it enjoying old traditional crafts. yesterday i went to see the wool house at Somerset House as part of an artist date with my colleague – it’s been literally warming to see wool […]