Prudence Mapstone Is Now Scrumbling Weekly

comments (4) May 25th, 2009     

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Pretty purple bullions, one of  Mapstones signature stitches, make up this weeks scrumble.

Pretty purple bullions, one of  Mapstone's signature stitches, make up this week's scrumble.

Photo: Prudence Mapstone

Prudence Mapstone, the queen of freeform crochet and knitting, has a new (to me!) blog where she's posting a scrumble every week. If you're not familiar with freeform knit/crochet, it's the art of combining different yarns, textures, stitches, and embellisments to make a unique fabric. Small pieces of the work are called scrumbles—I like to think of them as little brainstorms—and sometimes they are sewn together to form a larger piece or garment. The various surface textures in Mapstone's work are exquisite, and I'm excited to see her weekly pieces.

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Comments (4)

elizabuff writes: I love Prudence's work - all of it! She inspires me totally :)
Posted: 10:54 am on April 13th
JeanneNS writes: Purdence Mapstone is such a wonderful inspiration, thanks for passing along her blog
Posted: 10:50 pm on December 9th
LindaPermann writes: Maureclaire- thank you. You can always find me on my personal blog: http://www.lindamade.com/wordpress.
Posted: 7:04 pm on May 25th
Maureclaire writes: Fabulous work ! Will definitely be following her ! On a definitely sadder note; however, I just received Jeffery's letter...; sooo bummed all of you wonderful artists' contracts are being terminated ! My heartfelt regrets ! Will be watching for you elsewhere, tho, for sure.
Posted: 6:08 pm on May 25th
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