Mindfully Made Stitch Collaged Knitted Projects for you to create.
My designs are aimed to offer you an opportunity to bring 'mindfulness' into your own life and into the world in which we live.
Intuitive mixed media.
I convey my non-traditional methods, which I have developed over decades, in clear, easy-to-follow patterns so that you can create deeply expressive pieces, intuitive pieces of fibre art.
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Using a knitted substrate, explore Canadian culture, heritage and history by honouring symbolic animal symbols and infusing them into stitched collage works of useable and practical baby wear.
Currently, I have released my first pattern in this series honouring my home province of British Columbia. This blanket pattern features the Kermode Bear. Also known as the Spirit Bear. My hope is to collaborate with various conservation organizations to help preserve these rare and beautiful animals.
Each pattern comes with a coordinating gifting postcard which I have painted myself.
Mindfully allow your inner maker to 'PLAY' by using basic squares as a blank canvas to create the unusual. Learn to combine tactile elements with novel maker techniques, such as origami, to go beyond the 'expected' and the 'traditional'.
Because all the projects in this series use a simple square shape as a base, these patterns are excellent tools for practising 'letting go' and refining your reliance on intuition.
They are also a fantastic route for new knitters to learn several skills. This learning series will guide you through learning to knit 5 different projects sequentially, each level building upon the previous. Starting off with knitted stuffed owls, then moving onto origami stars and other fun projects, until you reach the final level of knitting a sweater -- all with basic squares! No need to fuss over increases, decreases or yarn overs -- just pure knitting bliss.
Mindful Daily Life
Mindfully create a pure, clean and simple life aligning ourselves to the world in which we live. Live cleanly. Live gently. Natural projects for YOUR life, created with YOUR hands.
1. ORGANIC LEAFY WASHCLOTHS by Megan Goodacre:
My 2020 Christmas presents were an array of Leafy Washcloths by MEGAN GOODACRE from TricksyKnitter. Click on the link above to find out all the info surrounding my Christmas presents -- which yarn I used, size of needles, the little tweaks I made etc. in my HC Notebook.
A mindfully nostalgic nod to yesteryear. A fabulous infusion of vintage modern. This is a playful, heritage style baby sweater for your little pumpkin. Through this pattern, you will learn how to incorporate a lot of 'maker'-touches to your knitted pieces, such as embroidery, adding haberdashery, a banner-style edging and more!