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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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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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Posted by Jane on 10/10 at 02:55 PM


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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Posted by Jane on 09/28 at 07:43 AM


Thursday, September 25, 2014

KNITTING IN NATURE: Can a Leopard Change its Spots?

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I love nature. I knit nature. Even back in the depths of time when Kaffe fasset inspired a passion for stranded knitting, part of his appeal was his homage to nature. remember these leopard spots?


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Posted by Jane on 09/25 at 02:41 PM


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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?

By Verlene Brooks on 2014 08 22
From the entry 'Rogue Wave nearing completion!'.

 

 

 

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