Hello dear listeners! Thanks for joining me :)
Come join the Artalong in the Knitting Pretty Ravelry group! Pick a peiece (or movement) of art or architecture, and create something inspired by it! All textile arts are encouraged, and the CAL runs from August 1 to September 30.
Use #artalong on your other social media!
Show and Tell: Fall/Winter Trends Continued...
Prints, embroidery, applique, hand painted on leather side of shearling (Burberry), everywhere. Romantic and chintzy or 60s and mod.
Statement Coats, Capelets, and Cloaks
Robe coats - belted long coats with wide collars. Structural mini capes and ponchos. Actual capes (someone's been watching game of thrones or something)
Cobalt, Burgundy red, Leopard. Leopard is a colour. Shush. Jewel tones mixed with folk-art brights and neutrals.
Turtlenecks (but bigger!)
Big enough to swallow your head. Sometimes close to the neck, sometimes spanning the whole shoulders. Lots of texture and colour.
In fur or other materials. oversized and luxurious.
Clint Eastwood style. Long flowing coats and skirts, loose silhouettes (with a belted waist), wide brimmed hats, wide leg trousers, neutral palette.
Marls (Tommy Hilfiger, Chanel)
Begbie Toque by Jane Richmond (but carry 2 different yarns together!)
Barber poled handspun!
Head to toe knits