The Textile Lab

Favorite things

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens, Brown paper packages tied up with strings, These are a few of my favorite things”

Escape pod

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in Designs, Favorite things | 2 comments

Escape pod

New pattern on Ravelry. I made this little cocoon for my nephew Luke. I think he approved ­čÖé >> This pattern is available on Ravelry You’re gonna need: Final measurement From the top of the hood to the bottom: 48cm Only cocoon: 22cm (w) x 30 cm (h) Material yarn: 2 skeins of Slubby Mix (Fleece Artist. 50% Bluefaced Leicester, 50% Merino 100 meters / 125 grams). You’re going to use approximately 200g. If you want to make a cocoon without hood, just one skein is enough....

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Precious Heart

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016 in Favorite things, Fibre Art | 0 comments

Precious Heart

With this piece I want to play with the idea of being someone else, being in someone else’s “heart”, in an exercise of detaching from ourselves/transposing ourselves into another body, another skin, another situation, another life. A metaphor for compassion. My piece uses the kitsch conception of a precious heart, something valuable, a jewel, a symbol of love, from where comes the noblest attitudes to change the world, but it is fragile and needs to be preserved. So, as Snow...

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