Posts tagged yarn
Posts tagged yarn
Little newspaper yarn giraffe commissioned in memory of a little baby named Connor. What a privilege to be asked to do this. It’s being posted today and I hope the buyer likes it….
Half the proceeds will be donated to Philip’s Footprints in Jersey and Guernsey https://www.facebook.com/pages/Philips-Footprints-Jersey-Guernsey/176306405782755?fref=ts - do have a look at their facebook page and website.
Paper yarn gift made from 1972 Beano for a 40th wedding anniversary. The background includes flowers from the bride’s bouquet. The word means “Forty” in Gaelic.
“sweet heart” on Flickr.
Newspaper yarn & vintage biomedical dictionary framed gift - “sweet heart” #geekery
Bespoke newspaper yarn gift based on a couple’s wedding photo, made from newspaper from the month of their first (paper) wedding anniversary…
“Take heart” Knitted newspaper yarn and watch pieces by Zygotegifts ….
Newspaper yarn christmas cards - please click through for more!
Striving to turn bad news into good news is what all of us do all around the world on a daily basis. Newspapers often tend to report very complex stories in black and white and indeed when we think of a newspaper black and white are the colours that spring to mind but tear it up and spin it into yarn and colours and complexity can be found.
I am inspired by those that pick apart news stories and try to disentangle the facts from opinion - there are too many to mention but Ben Goldacre and NHS Choices “Behind the Headlines” do a good job for health and medicine stories.
A: About 4m (I handspun my train ticket into 2 little balls of yarn - right side (orange and pale green, 2metres) and wrong side (black and white, 2 metres).
Not sure what to make yet, but keep an eye on www.folksy.com/shops/zygotegifts anyway…