Thursday, 27 May 2010

Progress, finished.

The embroidery I started here is finished and finally had time to frame it. I'm pretty happy with it and the fabric was great to stich on (unbleached - cotton? - from ikea). Not sure about the bird, thinking of unpicking, but I left the little guy there for the time being. Some close ups below so you can see all the irritating french knots in the tree:

Friday, 14 May 2010

Reversible Knitting

Scarf I've finished just in time for the weather to pick up:
 Despite looking like crochet its actually knitted. Really the plan was to just try out some of the stitich patterns from Lynne Barrs fantastic book but it was fun to do so a couple of lines snowballed into a lightweight scarf. Pictures of the whole thing: