Knot what it seems

I’ve seen several very beautiful pieces of shibori cloth lately – cloth whose resist patterns are made by areas tied or stitched and bound into the fabric before being dyed. Traditionally, all through the cold Japanese winter the ladies prepared the cloth… Continue reading

Lost and found

The baby for whom I knitted this blanket has just been having fun on his first school journey – time flies!

He’s been off for a week in Dorset visiting beaches I knew well as a child. On one such I learnt a lasting lesson:  as we walked my dad and I spent time gathering special stones…               Continue reading