Having some fun with gorgeous colours and fibres. New summer-time tassel garlands made this week. (2.5meters long $37.50 – custom lengths and colours available at $15 per meter ) I also made some ‘Twine’ on my old ashford spinning wheel. It’s great for gift wrapping and craft projects. ($4 for each 5m length) Available at TheContinue reading “Yarn Fun”
Category Archives: Colour
Working out weave structures, motifs and colours for my new mini collection today. Inspired in part by lovely fair isle knitting but mostly by these ‘Fair Isles’ of Aotearoa. So far so good but, still some way to go. At lunchtime, I went for a little walk around Founders park and was wowed by this sight. The deep pink blossom carpetContinue reading “Sampler”
3 New Scarves This Week
Two knitted infinity scarves (hand dyed mustard yellow and sparkly sea blues.) And one hand woven summer woodland herringbone.
I haven’t done a commission for quite a while, but this week a lovely customer came to the studio to choose her colours for a special birthday scarf. This is her initial selection. It’s really exciting to be working with someone else’s favourite colours. Update: 9/8/16 – Warp yarns are wound onto the loomContinue reading “Commission “
Tools of the trade – a rainbow of yarn