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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The first piece I saw by Waltener was 'Aunty Peggy has departed’ This beautiful crocheted artwork is stunning and such a unique and cleverly executed idea. The delicacy, intricacy and skill of lace being likened to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]   At our group meeting we had all discussed and explained our individual ideas. From the meeting I realised that mine did not fit in with everybody else’s. It was too specific and not as open to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I am definetly finding with this test that fairisle is a style of knitting tht I reall enjoy. I have had more positive comments on this simple test then many more complex things I have knitted...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]As a group we had to write a statement explaining our concept and some overarching ideas and aims for the project. This group consists of Anne Bertels, Shion Aida, Grace Oliver, Kirsty Ramsay-Hogan, Precious Seronga, Viktorija Tupikaite,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Glass was not what I had expected it to and was surpirsed by what we were creating. After the health and saftey talk wew were given flat sheet of glass. Using special glass cutterss you scratch the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]This window is not a success. There is definetly far too much going on and there is nowhere to focus your eye. I like the leaves and the matching fabric just draped over the boxes, and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Having watched the documentary on diabulimia and having diabetes myself I found that I really want to explore the idea art demonstrating the difficulties around mental health and diabetes. I had the idea of using the shoelaces...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I had heard about the BBC three documentary on diabulimia but had not actually watched it until this week. I knew the illness existed and as a type 1 diabetic myself I was curious to find...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]This was my first attempt at fairisle in a very long time, maybe 5 years, and due to how much that had gone wrong I had put it in a catagory of impossible for me. I...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]In the metal workshop they have a plastic press and I thought that it may be interesting to put some knitting in it. I used some very cheap acrylic to make a quick rainbow block to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Colourwork is an area of knitting I hhave not explored much but feel as though I should. I think I tried a lot when I hd just started and was not competent enough, but my base...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]One of the types of material I thought would be interesting to experiment knitting with was food, the idea of an edible knit being pleasing.   https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-asia-38465826/instant-but-slow-the-artist-knitting-instant-noodles   I had heard of Cynthia Suwito before, an artist who knits with...

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