PROCESS: Grab the shortest cord to weave. As you continue, you can
If you were to read the notes of knitters who have tackled this project, Fretwork designed by Shiri Mor, you would be struck by a few common strands of thinking. The first common thread is one of curiosity over the sweater’s construction. I was no different. In viewing the pattern, you can see how initially it looks like a cabled sweater but then looking more closely you see detached cords that are woven so of course, curiosity sets in as you wonder how in the world does one knit that? … Fretwork but Fret Not (1 of 2)
We, my hubby photographer and I, grabbed the opportunity on this beautiful summer morning for a photo shoot of my newest project I affectionately call Nostalgia. Ever since seeing this pattern, Vogue Knitting Spring/Summer 2009 by Shiri Mor and choosing the yarn, Skinny Dyed, 100% organically grown cotton grey-like in nature, I imagined how I might fashion this and where the photo shoot might be taken. I believe a successful project is beginning with the end in mind. And it is, I am noticing, a journey of creativity that seems to be evolving (and has brought me right here)!
I will admit my last post suggested some foreshadowing regarding gauge and piecing fabric as I am now finishing such a project. … Nostalgia notes