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Holiday Projects:

Winding down after a busy Solstice season of Holiday shows and Farm work, it was fun to sit down and work on some Holiday gifts for loved ones. It was particularly intriguing to invent this mathematically complex cable design in a cap for my eldest grandson Elliot. I used elements of classic buckle braids in mirror image, interlaced with horseshoe cables.

Messing with the chart as work is underway, I always design ‘on the fly’ it seems.

 

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The finished hat on the husbeast (easier to get him to hold still than to get Elliot to cooperate 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I also did up a quick pair of mittens for my middle grandson, he now wears them non-stop!

I re-visited my fenceline Mittens design for this project

He’s always such a happy little camper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I did a pair of Celestial themed mitts for my daughter which have been in the works for some time, I was so happy to finally get them done:

Crescent mitt under way

All Done, and fitting for a Soltsice Celebration!

cuffs feature phases of the moon, palms have little stars

 

My initial design sketch, sort of pleasing to have the original concept somewhat resemble the finished product 🙂

Sagebrush Fiber & Folk Art Fest 2016

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Evanston Fiber Bestival 2016:

Anne will be giving a hat knitting lecture/demonstration and q & a session, as well as a highland waulking at this event next weekend. She will also be hosting a vendor booth with all her latest creations, if you are in the Evanston Wyoming area c’mon out and see us! Check out the Uinta County Library Facebook Page for more information, as well as the link above.

Living Traditions 2016!

Anne will once again be making her annual trek to the Living Traditions Festival in Salt Lake City on Sunday, May 22. She will be there answering questions, selling her wares and demonstrating Scottish Tartan weaving from noon to 7 PM, as in years past. Although Anne will only be there on Sunday, The Festival runs all week-end and for more info, visit their web page  Here

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What’s up at the Hockinson Studio . . .

socks & sheep 012We have added 3 new Jacob Ewes to our little family at the farm! We are so excited to welcome Megan, Carmen and Niambh to start our flock of registered Jacob sheep, a rare heritage breed that we are only too happy to perpetuate. We are hoping for new lambs this Spring and a great source of beautiful multi-hued wool very close at hand (these sheep live right next to Anne’s new weaving studio, in fact!)meganhead This is our lamb Niambh (pronounced sort of like ‘Nee-ahhv’) -upclose & personal. This photo is courtesy of her breeder Dawn Stuart of Bear Creek Farm in Bend, Oregon: http://www.bearcreekfarm.org/jacob-sheep.php

 

We are also busy setting up the 16-shaft AVL in its new home here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. After the long journey from Utah we are anxious to start weaving again!

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Come & see us at the Sagebrush Folk and Fiber Arts Festival!

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Anne will be a participating vendor in the Uinta County Library annual fund raiser, the

Sagebrush Fiber and Folk Festival

Taking place in Evanston, Wyoming at the Beautiful Railroad Roundhouse complex on October 4th, 2014. Rumour has it that her very talented husband may be performing some music there as well so if you are in the area please drop by to support a great cause and have a great time doing it! Please click on the live-link above for further information.

Ridge Gilmour, Singer/Songwriter

Ridge Gilmour, Singer/Songwriter

Many of Anne's patterns will be available at the booth

Many of Anne’s patterns will be available at the booth

Sundance Harvest Festival!

Anne will once again be demonstrating weaving and spinning as well as selling her wares at the up-coming Sundance Harvest Festival, amidst the Autumn slendor in beautiful Provo Canyon. The event takes place on Saturday, September 27th from 10 am to 4 pm. Be sure to drop by and say hello if you are in the area! Click on the link below for more information:

Sundance Harvest Festival 2014

The event and artist’s market is free and open to the public, although a lift ride to view the Fall foliage and some of the other optional activites may include a minimal cost.

Pattern of the Month: The Enchanting & Magical Witch Hat Pattern Hand Knit & fulled Witch Hats for all the charmers in your coven! This pattern is available in our ravelry store

Stop by and try on a hand-knit one-of-a-kind witch hat, enjoy great food and music and take in the gorgeous Sundance scenery!

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Fort Vancouver Knitter’s Guild Presentation:

 

Anne will be giving a 45 minute presentation on ‘The Creative Process for Knitters’ at the Fort Vancouver Knitters Guild meeting this wednesday.  More info below:group1

Fort Vancouver Knitters guild meeting
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Designer Anne Carroll Gilmour is
presenting ‘The Creative Process For Knitters’

Meetings are held at the Genealogy Center, 717 Grand Blvd., Vancouver,
WA.

( two blocks South of Mill Plain on Grand Blvd. ) See you there!

topbestFrom 'Knitiing Mittens & Hats from Around the World' - Voyageur Press, 2012