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Knitted Floor Rug

This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while, make a floor rug for the library. It was time consuming, but couldn’t have been simpler. Starting with good old fashioned French knitting, using up various odds and ends of … Continue reading

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French Knitted Macrame Style Plant Hanger

After my forays into loom knitting I had an epiphany about old school French knitting. Could it be used like macrame to make plant hangers? Time to find out! With some cream wool I created four strands of French knitting … Continue reading

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Rainbow Patchwork Floor Rug

   Four or five months ago I started weaving stripy rectangles to make a rug. As happens every so often, the project stalled back there and has been pretty much used by the cats to sleep on in the studio. … Continue reading

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Pom Pom Lampshade 

   I was inspired once again by Anna Spiro and her book “Absolutely Beautiful Things”    I really love this lamp with its colourful Pom Pom fringe:    So I decided to update my bedside lamp with a Pom Pom … Continue reading

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Woven Patchwork in Progress 

   I’m loving my knitted blanket so much that I have been inspired to create a throw rug. I’m not a knitter or crocheter, so I’m busy as a bee weaving stripy rectangles in a rainbow of colours at the … Continue reading

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Ojo de dios 

A “god’s eye” or ojo de dios” is a traditional South American spiritual weaving. (For more history see Wikipedia), but many of us have created these as small children at school.   I can see the spiritual side of these as … Continue reading

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Catnip Mice

After my pillowcase project I pulled out my scrap basket of fabric to dump the scraps in, and Frodo started playing with the pieces as I was putting them in. It got me thinking I should make the fur-kids some … Continue reading

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