Category Archives: Knitting & Crochet
Kaffe Fassett has inspired people across the world with his colourful work in fabric, knitting, needlepoint, patchwork, painting and mosaic.
Kaffe Fassett was born in San Francisco in 1937. When he was 19, he won a scholarship to the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston, but left after three months to paint in London. He settled in England in 1964.
If you like to decorate your accessories – hats, bags, belts, scarfs… – or put a nice detail on your dress or jacket, or make your cushions cute and warm, then crochet flowers are the must to learn.
Standing like immortal gatekeepers at the mouth of Galway Bay are the Aran Islands; three wind-swept and wave-beaten landmasses that rise from the sea in a stirring display of towering cliffs, craggy limestone pillars and crumbling stone walls. The islands themselves bear the marks of over 5,000 years of human activity – ranging from a mighty Iron Age fort to the many religious ruins left by early Christian settlers.