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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.

Jane

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Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The New Inspired Knitters Club 2015


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The Inspired Knitters Club is transforming in 2015 to something new and exciting. Click on to read more.


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Posted by Jane on 12/03 at 07:32 AM


Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Around the World in what Seems like Eighty Days


It's been what seems like two months of constant travel--different vistas, different knitters, great friends and fabulous times. In the past few months I've been to Taos, Santa Fe, Pompei, Naples, Toulon, Mykonos, Athens, London, Calpe in Spain, Barcelona, Florence, the Amalfi coast, Istanbul, Kudesai on the Turkish coast and I'm probably forgetting something somewhere. Oh, yes, Venice!  How could I forget Venice? My brain is spinning with memories I can't really believe are my own. Was that me in little Civita (Italy) sipping wine under the grape arbor in an ancient town? I can't even drink wine at home but there I was having wine with lunch and still able to function afterwards. Unbelievable.

I really find vacation pictures boring if I haven't been to those places but I thought I'd show you a few. This was a knitting cruise, afterall, though we didn't have much time for knitting. At least one of us finished our projects while away but most were off touring or taking advantage of on-board entertainment. Most of us knit a little every day like taking our vitamins: knitting, our tonic of choice. Read on if you'd like to see the photos. Otherwise, just know this: AFTER ALL THE GLORIES I'VE SEEN, I LOVE HOME THE BEST!

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This is only a few of us: many had early dinner reservations


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Posted by Jane on 11/11 at 06:14 AM


Monday, October 13, 2014

ON HIGHER GROUND: CONVERGENCE OF CREATIVE ENERGY AT HIGH ALTITUDE


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Sometimes magic happens. A certain convergence of energy, location, and circumstances lifts a workshop gathering into something extraordinary where not only are new friends made but creative wonders just keep rolling off the loom, needles, or drop spindle. We didn't want it to end. We were having so much fun! Check out the photos that follow and mark your calendars for October 2016, the next On Higher Ground event in Taos, New Mexico.

 

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The creative 'guides on the sides' from left to right: Roxie West, the Embellisher Extraordinaire, Debra Lambert, the Amazing Weaving/crocheting inspiation Maestro, Me Jane (you, Tarzan?), Monte McBride, one half of Fusion Taos with Faith Welsh to her right (amazing duo who taught spinning but could have taught anything) and Stacey Budge Kamison or Urban Gypzy, yarn creator, garment designer and miracle woman.


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Posted by Jane on 10/13 at 08:07 AM


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