French shepherd knitting on stilts

French shepherd knitting on stilts
2011 - as a proud novice knitting mother of 3 pairs of gloves, I wonder again about this drawing I'd glimpsed in a knitting book a few years ago. Why knit on stilts? Why a man knitting? The answers to these questions and others are my quest and form the focus of my blog.....

Monday, October 10, 2011

The Knitting Room (ie the "knitted" room)

ABC Arts Online (2010) "The Knitting Room"
Viewed 8 October 2011

The "knitting room" is in fact a knitted room. Familiar objects such as plates and telephones and furniture were knitted by elderly residents of the United Church Strathaven Home as a project designed to keep hands and minds busy and it resulted in being shown at the Moonah Arts Centre, the Salamanca Arts Centre, and has travelled interstate.

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