Thursday, January 29, 2009

Sculptural Knitting

My new issue of Vogue Knitting came in the mail today, and there's a feature on a designer called Sandra Backlund. Her creations are awesomely unique. I want to make them all! I must be living in a bubble to have never heard of her before, but I had to share some of my favorites.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Patchwork Rug

I made these square patches a few years ago, just to keep me busy and they've been shelved for quite a while now. I've decided to make a rug out of them. They're pretty thick (three strands of worsted or chunkier held together) and I think it'd be cute on my hardwood floor, so I'm gonna do it. I have to decide how I want to stitch them together and then I'm off! Here are some pictures of how I might arrange them and some of the colors up close. I didn't use the same three strands of yarn on any two patches, so they're all totally unique.

I know I've been gone for a while, but I appreciate your continued support and comments! Happy new year and new president!