skeletal forms; amazingly beautiful, creative knitting I’ve been trying to de-construct since I saw it; sexy crafty model (creator of the shocker mittens) – just go look
and Becky – the yarn is probably from Jamiesons of Shetland (they’re called something like that anyway). I inherited it from my grandfather without tags or anything but it’s defintely that sort of wool. And they do an amazing colour pallette.
The felting worked. Well it worked and it didn’t work. I didn’t get the result I was trying to get, the leaves just kind of vanished. But I did get a hat I love, the shape and size are perfect. I’m calling it a success. Pics tomorrow I guess. Seems a bit daft to take them at 1.30 am.
We have enjoyed seeing people's Joy mitts on Ravelry and Instagram and although the kits are nearly sold out now, it is a pattern that can be done in many different colours, depending on what flag/colour scheme you want to use.
We have made genderqueer, asexual, non-binary and pansexual flag charts.
Introducing the first in an ongoing series of guest posts. I'm honoured that we're beginning with this vital letter from Emi Ito.
Emi has been outspoken about the cultural appropriation of the kimono in fashion and has helped many makers and designers find a less hurtful approach to naming their patterns and products.