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January 2011 / № 036

Hey check out the hat of the month at http://www.stitchtherapybrooklyn.com/hom.php?page=idyll

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November 2010 / № 029

These are the animals without whom the world would have no sweaters.  Stay tuned for pics of the amazing fibers they sacrificed for me, and check back soon to see what those yarns have turned into!

This is what you do to a sheep before you sell him.

This is what you do to a sheep before you sell him.

Baby alpaca wool is soft and insulative, and takes color beautifully.  Superluxe.

Baby alpaca wool is super soft and insulative.

This sheep is ready to be auctioned.  He has just been cleaned up and his wool is like a perfect cloud.  Which someone will then shave off and give to me.
This sheep is ready to be auctioned. He has just been cleaned up and his wool is like a perfect cloud. Which someone will then shave off and give to me.

Angora

Angora
Adolescent Alpaca

Adolescent Alpaca

August 2010 / № 018

 

Knitting is a system of loops, each held in place by the one below.  The cumulative effect of knitting is what gives it texture and subtance.

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Here, I knit a lace-weight fiber into the bulkiest tape, and knitted that into a heavy fabric.  Though it appears to be only endless repetition, the recursion, the infinite plane of this piece is as complicated as any history, map, or identity.

Posted by moiradarling Categorized: Art Design Uncategorized

August 2010 / № 004

This project was my experiment in making garments that were designed only for the specific individual to whom they were given.  I wanted to make pieces that were inspired by and suited to a single person, to their aesthetic and their needs.  In an economy driven by material need and aesthetic monotony, I wanted to be the universal grandma, unencumbered by the invisible hand of the market.  What happens when the hegemony of the market doesn’t bear on production?  How do our strictly personal relationships impact the art that gets made?  At least in part, it seemed that the better I knew someone, the more elaborate my designs became.  The more I knew of someone’s taste, the more important my choice of fiber was.  The more I knew of someone’s personal life, the more I was concerned for their physical warmth!  And at the very least, we found out that CUNY Law has a new mascot: the cabled owl.

Go to the gallery to see more pics.

Thanks to Justin Lopez for the photos, and CUNY School of Law for the inspiration and models.

A girl needs a bright halo to warm her ears and keep her thoughts pretty.
A girl needs a bright halo to warm her ears and keep her thoughts pretty.
This owl perches in a flowering tree.  It was interesting to see how my own relationships with my subjects informed the pieces I made for them.
This owl perches in a flowering tree. It was interesting to see how my own relationships with my subjects informed the pieces I made for them.
People are more interesting than our institutions have room to acknowledge.  I made this entrelac muffler in multi-silk-linen with delicate buttons to remind this student how complicated and special she is, even in the midst of the most crushing environment.
People are more interesting than our institutions have room to acknowledge. I made this entrelac muffler in multi-silk-linen with delicate buttons to remind this student how complicated and special she is, even in the midst of the most crushing environment.

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A playful pilot's hat.

A playful pilot’s hat.

moealex

Posted by moiradarling Categorized: Art Design Fashion Uncategorized

July 2010 / № 001

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