Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Extreme Knitting

Some seriously impressive knitting going on here from Rachel John of Extreme Textiles. This grandiose work took place as part of the Unravel knitting event held in October 2006.

From: Rachel John"Rachel John currently pulls between 3-200 mixed yarn strands simultaneously and hand knits the resulting yarn into large deeply dense carpets among many other items. This is a completely unique 21st century innovation in yarn manipulation and textiles hand crafting bringing new influences and inspiration to all textiles design and associated tool making..."More here

Further Info: Unravel 2011 | UK Hand Knitting

Thanks to Dances With Wools found via FamilyHandspun who have a great page of links to stitch and yarn related stuff x

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