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For me, colour and texture rule and most of the inspiration feeding my imagination comes from the natural world. I see knitting as art, as viable as any other, and no matter what the tool or preferred palette, in human hands, magic happens.


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Friday, July 22, 2011

My Little Vestalong—The Final Chapter: Making the Front Bands




Did you think I'd left you hanging without final instructions as to how to finish your vest? Well, I did but there was a method in my apparent lapse. My hope was that you'd figure it out for yourself if I left it long enough, which is part of free-range knitting. Confidence, risk-taking. Most knitters do know how do do these things but lack the confidence to proceed without someone else's endorsement. We were trained that way, in most cases. But think about it: based on what I've alrteady shown here, how would…
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Posted by Jane on 07/22 at 04:50 AM

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

My Little Free-Range Vestalong: the bottom







Dear freerange vestalongers (now, that's awkward), are you excited about being so close to the end of your creation? Many of you have emailed me anticipating where we're going next. Actually, you do have a choice. You could do your front bands next or do as I have done by finishing the bottom…
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Posted by Jane on 06/28 at 07:55 AM

Saturday, June 25, 2011

My Little free-Range Veat-a-long Part 7




Dear Little vest-a-longers, how are you wherever you are today? It's still cold here with threats of rain (again) but I'm not complaining. Think of all the knitting and writing I'm getting done?

So, I know you've been waiting for the next installment of your vest—the sides—and here they are. I'm hoping you'll be surprized by how easy this is. First, don…
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Posted by Jane on 06/25 at 07:45 AM

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Recent Comments I've almost finished Rouge Wave and anxiously awaiting Book II. Do you have any idea when it will be available?

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