Day 221

Lots more knitting for days 215-220, more decrease rows.

Today, I got an interesting new book at the Festival of Quilts, chock full of easily explained and interesting exercises for exploring shape and design:

  
Finding Your Own Visual Language by Jane Dunnewold, Claire Benn and Leslie Morgan.

They had the suggestion of putting photos into black and white before using them, to emphasise line, so I put this photo from the trip to Lowsonford into B&W:

  
And did this sketch of it:

  
I enjoyed exploring different pencil marks, especially using the side of a 6B pencil for the planes of the figure.

I think this needs further development in print and stitch.

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