Monday, February 1, 2021

Looking Back to Move Forward

Like most designers, I keep notebooks full of ideas for designs. Most end up in a sort of limbo while I deal with more pressing demands. However, the pandemic is slowing down life so that I'm having time to go back and examine earlier ideas -- like this one.

It's based on the Eddystone gansey stitch pattern. You can read more about my original exploration of the stitch here. Note that the links in the post no longer work (this frequently is the case as time passes). In any event I won't be doing this in authentic 5-ply gansey wool. It's more likely that I'll go with either a worsted or DK weight. Time to play...