All posts tagged: Wool

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

thing-power   i’ve been doing lots of knitting this week. well, i think i’ve been doing lots of knitting all winter. i’ve actually just finished my new shell – at least that’s what my new cardigan feels like. made from british wool that according to rachel, the owner of the shop i bought it from, “can do a beating”. it really is so much more than a cardigan: it makes me feel safe and invincible […]

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 […]