Category Archives: knitting

It’s Too Darn Hot

It’s actually quite cool this morning, and yesterday wasn’t too bad, but most of the week had temperatures around 30ºC. It was too hot to work with folding paper in the daytime —my hands sweat at that temperature— so I … Continue reading

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Memory Bank

I spent the week folding paper and assembling the five cubes for the work tentatively named Memory Bank. The cubes will be displayed as a group, but also work individually.

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Chinese Checkers aren’t from China

I have been working on an artist’s book for the March #areyoubookenough_hexagon challenge on Instagram. It includes a game of Chinese Checkers. In doing some research I discovered that Chinese Checkers are not Chinese at all.

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Some Simulated Stamps

After completing I’ve looked at clouds I got G is for Geography back out of storage. In all the excitement at finishing the embroidery on the covers for the interior intersections, I forgot about the stamps! All the stamps used … Continue reading

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Meteorological Memories

I continued work on I’ve looked at clouds this week.

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Square Sequence Scarf/Shawl

Last summer when it was too hot to knit with wool, I knit several cotton scarves using the same pattern. The lower two in the image have been blocked, but the top one has not. After some enquiries about the … Continue reading

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Almost there

The paper quilt version of L is for Lettering is just about finished. I have to sew on the mounts; then the panels for letters A, C, and E can be tucked into place properly and the work will be … Continue reading

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Another post with a lot of white images

I finished the backing for L is for Lettering this week. Here it is with just the sewing done:

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Patience is a Virtue

The temperature in my studio can change quite drastically between day and night. Humidity levels also shift. Paper can move considerably with either (or both) of those changes. As a result, some of the corners on the support structure for … Continue reading

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Many Little Menko

My evening project for the past week (alternating with knitting to give my hands a change, if not a rest) has been folding more little menko.

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