Sunday, March 15, 2009

Lark Mittens

Pattern: Lerka from "Votter og Vanter" by Bjelland/Dietrichson/Egge, Aschehoug, Oslo 1955.
Finnish wool from Riihivilla, one skein natural white and one dyed with alder buckthorn and madder.
Knitted on 3.0 mm needles.

Hats with big yarn

Crocheted with Dalegarn Hubro (the brown and the white one) and Sandnes Alfa (black) and a 7.0 mm hook.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Mexican Sampler Chart

I've been thinking for a long time now about doing something with Mexican traditional textile patterns. So I crammed together all the motifs I could lay my hands on, listened to some psychedelic grooves, and this is the result:

I'm not sure if I prefer the black background or the white. Most of the original motifs are stitched on white fabric, but I quite like the effect of the negative space with a black background.