A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Fun in the mail

Today the mailman brought me something all the way from Australia!  Kaite has been doing some shadow knitting and I commented about how intriguing it was and she sent me a lovely pot holder she made using the technique.  I've taken a couple of pictures that will hopefully give you an idea of what it looks like.

Here you see it from one direction...


and here, from another...

Can you see how the pattern really shows as you change the angle?

It's pretty amazing and yet looks
relatively easy to create.

Thank you Kaite - 
I will treasure this!

4 comments:

Boud said...

Relatively is the right word! I've made a couple of these in shadow knitting, and though it worked out nicely, it's a devil of a job to get it right at the time, because you can't really see it the same way in progress.

This is a very nice gift indeed!

kaiteM said...

i tried to make it like a CQ pattern, glad you liked it.

kaiteM said...

i tried to make it like a CQ pattern, glad you liked it.

FredaB said...

That is really neat. I have never heard of it. Trust our australian friends to be on top of it.

Hugs

FredaB