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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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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


Friday, October 10, 2014

Riverside Pondering complete with tea

Self-imposed selfie

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Yes, I am so lucky to live where I do even if I periodically seem to be allergic to every tree, every flower. Could I give all this up to go live in a city devoid of pollinating, moldering, shedding, spore-producing life? Never!


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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Legends of the Fall: Patterns that hint of Turning Leaves

FROM BRANCHES & DUNES 3-pattern guide

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Forest Flow (also from Branches & Dunes)

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From Earth Lights Guide

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Caped Vest also from Earth Lights

 

Fall is here bringing with it glowing colors, cooling air, and the longing for coziness in every earthy color. Consider the possibilities! All patterns availble here: http://www.janethornley.com/blog/index.php/knitting/patterns_booklets/


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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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