Posts Tagged 'machine knitting'

Work In Progress: Ýrúrarí

The day was cold and icy, but it was normal for Ýr Jóhannsdóttir, also known as Ýrúrarí, an Icelandic artist who works with knits. Ýr learned how to hand knit as a child in Iceland, stopped as a teenager, (as teenagers

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Work In Progress: Ýrúrarí

The day was cold and icy, but it was normal for Ýr Jóhannsdóttir, also known as Ýrúrarí, an Icelandic artist who works with knits. Ýr learned how to hand knit as a child in Iceland, stopped as a teenager, (as teenagers

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Artists in Residence Cycle 10: Show & Tell

For the last two months, our 10th Cycle of TAC AIR residents have been learning new techniques, getting familiar with the studio and equipment at TAC  and taking a different approach to their practice. This play period is meant to

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Artists in Residence Cycle 10: Show & Tell

For the last two months, our 10th Cycle of TAC AIR residents have been learning new techniques, getting familiar with the studio and equipment at TAC  and taking a different approach to their practice. This play period is meant to

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Summer Machine Knitting Inspiration!

As a knitter, I’m constantly looking for summer inspiration so that all my knitting gusto doesn’t get zapped out of me by March. I couldn’t have conjured up a better source for summer knits than Mandy Kordal‘s Spring 2014 collection.

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Summer Machine Knitting Inspiration!

As a knitter, I’m constantly looking for summer inspiration so that all my knitting gusto doesn’t get zapped out of me by March. I couldn’t have conjured up a better source for summer knits than Mandy Kordal‘s Spring 2014 collection.

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Home-Studio Inspiration

I’m not a morning person in any way but I love mornings. There’s something about the light, the weight of the air, and the quietude that makes it my favorite time to think and make. I also believe in the

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Home-Studio Inspiration

I’m not a morning person in any way but I love mornings. There’s something about the light, the weight of the air, and the quietude that makes it my favorite time to think and make. I also believe in the

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Staff Picks: Pattern Drafting for Knitters

I’ve never enjoyed knitting other people’s patterns, mainly because modern knitting books rarely have anything I’m interested in making, AND I HAVE A VISION. The most important thing I’ve ever learned as a knitter was how to draft my own

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Staff Picks: Pattern Drafting for Knitters

I’ve never enjoyed knitting other people’s patterns, mainly because modern knitting books rarely have anything I’m interested in making, AND I HAVE A VISION. The most important thing I’ve ever learned as a knitter was how to draft my own

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~ KNIT A SWEATER ~

The winter is right around the corner and the weather starts getting colder everyday…don’t you fell how the warm summer breeze have been replaced with a chilling wind? But know you don’t have to worry about a cold winter –

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~ KNIT A SWEATER ~

The winter is right around the corner and the weather starts getting colder everyday…don’t you fell how the warm summer breeze have been replaced with a chilling wind? But know you don’t have to worry about a cold winter –

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Cycle 4 AiR: Interview with Mandy Kordal

Textile Arts Center: How did you first become involved with the Textile Arts Center? Mandy Kordal: I first became involved when I applied and was accepted into the residency program. I can’t believe I was functioning without this place before then!

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Cycle 4 AiR: Interview with Mandy Kordal

Textile Arts Center: How did you first become involved with the Textile Arts Center? Mandy Kordal: I first became involved when I applied and was accepted into the residency program. I can’t believe I was functioning without this place before then!

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Machine Knitting !!

Get ready to knit your lil heart out in our FALL machine knitting classes!! I’m extremely excited to tell you all that ~so far~ there are two different machine knitting beginner classes open for the fall, eagerly awaiting your enrollment.

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Machine Knitting !!

Get ready to knit your lil heart out in our FALL machine knitting classes!! I’m extremely excited to tell you all that ~so far~ there are two different machine knitting beginner classes open for the fall, eagerly awaiting your enrollment.

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Artists in Residence: Textures

Every week, my favorite part of our crit time with the Artists in Residence, is the excuse to poke around and snoop in their studios. This current cycle is particularly industrious, and has made full use of all their workshops

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Artists in Residence: Textures

Every week, my favorite part of our crit time with the Artists in Residence, is the excuse to poke around and snoop in their studios. This current cycle is particularly industrious, and has made full use of all their workshops

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Artists in Residence: First Round of Critiques

  This week at TAC, the artists in  residence finished their first round of critiques. In just a short amount of time it is amazing how the artists have already begun to explore whole new directions in their practice. The

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Artists in Residence: First Round of Critiques

  This week at TAC, the artists in  residence finished their first round of critiques. In just a short amount of time it is amazing how the artists have already begun to explore whole new directions in their practice. The

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