Not knitted but stitched using up oddments of knitting wool. Florentine stitch on canvas
I am a big fan of bargello [bar-zjello]. I've done a couple of pieces, this is very nice. And a wonderful project with odd bits.
Thank you! I love Bargello and the working of it is suprisingly easy - you just follow the previous row but I found sitting and using the frame quite tiring and it gave me a bad neck ache. I've covered a music stool and worked some smaller pieces, also from odd bits as well as some petit point. I'll have to start a thrift site... Thanks once again.
Wow! Now that is awesome! I am greatly crestfallen to see it isn't a knitted pattern! So if you say it is stitched up, then you used a needle and thread and put each stitch onto a piece of fabric, correct?
Yep! it was made with oddments of double-knitting wool. I think that's what's called 'sport's weight' in the USA. (I also made a couple of pedal covers for an old harmonium but they were less patterned). Yes, each stitch is done with a needle into canvas. I think I used 8 sts/inch. It's a really good way of using up wool and there's loads of small items that turn out well such as glasses cases, purses, sewing needle holders etc.
Very nice design but I must say it makes my eyes a little wonky on the screen!!
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