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Shiny and Chrome

Getting a good start to a new year and a new adventure with some quick and dirty contact cards – I really wanted something to hand out to friends and possible clients during this transitional phase. 91 more words


Xmas and 2015 in Review

Can you believe it is Xmas time already?!?!?

2015 has been a big year here at Sunspun

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immaculate imperfection

Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
– Salvador Dali

The Kintsugi Cup

At the juncture of Perfection and imperfection,
Lays Immaculate Imperfection. 227 more words

Inspiration | Aspiration

Yarn in Focus: Shibui Twig

Vital statistics

46% linen, 42% recycled silk, 12% wool
50 g/174 metres
Gauge: 22 stitches = 10 cm on 3.5 mm needles
$24 per skein… 553 more words


Something astringent, restrained, and sober is shibui, the Japanese say, and reflects an austere taste informed with a certain pleasurable melancholy. Delighting in the transient and cultivating the accidental, shibui nevertheless is sustained by a furious energy, purposeful and unrelenting, and in its characteristic game of reconciling contradictions lies what may be the essence of Japanese sensibility.

– Arthur Drexler


Well, Querido’s sweater still looks like a blob of navy blue fabric, so let’s look at something else.

Francis! (Details on Ravelry)

This top represents the last of my summer of top knitting. 450 more words

Finished Object