Month: April 2013

Miniature Knitted Vikings – So Wee!

You can almost hear them saying, “Love and hate are two horns on the same goat” … Made and shared by the fabulous NeedleNoodles. Get the pattern via Etsy. Fun fact about vikings, they loved to be clean! “Excavations of Viking sites have turned up tweezers, razors, combs and ear cleaners made from animal bones and...

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Icelandic composer, Hafdís Bjarnadóttir, uses knitting pattern to write music!

Icelandic composer uses knitting pattern to write score By Jane Shilling 01 Apr 2013 Not so long ago, knitting was a near-obsolete craft skill, exercised only by doughty aunts. But something stirred in the purlieus of tricot: suddenly, knitting became not just the hobby of chic young urbanites, but an occupation with intellectual heft. Websites sprang up on mathematical knitting (woollythoughts.com). And in 2008, a young Icelandic composer was knitting a shawl when an idea struck her. Read...

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New Book! “Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany”

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