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« on: August 27, 2006 04:10:31 PM »

I read about this art student in my knitting magazine and decided to check her out on the Crafts Scotland site here:


Her name is Jenny McHardy and she has produced some interesting pieces. i love the incorporation of metal objects in her knitting. I have a self-made studded neckpiece in a satiny fabric from the 80s when I was a teenager and didn't know any better. It was easier to buy studs in those days from Kensington Market (aaah, those were the days). I was thinking of extracting said studs and incorporating them into a knitted piece. This woman's work gives me some inspiration even though she's probably half my age  Huh

What do you guys think of her work?

BTW I can't remember whether it's her or the knitted Ferrari woman doing a Masters degree in knitting, but an MA in Knitting?Huh There's progressive.


Oops!! She's 29 so not quite half my age but old enough to be my much younger sister!!
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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2006 08:54:50 AM »

Ah wow I love it! I have a drawer full of washers and bolts pinched from Mr Safetyfox's workshop for which I've been trying to think of a good use. Inspirational indded, thanks for sharing Grin

Wait a minute, where's me jumper? On Ravelry of course.

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