Hello everyone, yesterday I began a knitting project. Before the semester ended I had the idea to take up knitting as I am an avid cardigan lover. 754 more words
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The languages of medieval manuscripts and medieval embroidery share many commonalities, one being the treatment of faces.
in opus Anglicanum grotesque faces are shown in shades of cadaverous blues and greys, using strong colour shading as opposed to the subtle stitched shading of the more saintly faces, and this same use of coloured grotesque faces occurs in the Lutrell psalter, mainly for human faces attached to less than human, or base bodies and activities. 286 more words
I ended up getting started on the dark brown/grey Suffolk Cross roving from Semiahmoo Suffolks pretty quickly after finishing my last spin.
Since this fibre has been processed into roving, it is really difficult to spin using a worsted style of spinning, like short forward draw, which is my usual go-to when I’m spinning for socks. 409 more words