This is a beautiful way to incorporate knitting into your environment. I wouldn’t call it knit graffiti at all, but it is very closely related. A garden fence knit out of twine. Simply beautiful!
Originally posted on Kate Davies Designs:
What’s this? A fence?
A fence and a flowerbed?
Take a closer look . . . for this is no ordinary fence. . .
. . .this is a knitted fence . . .
. . . a Shetland lace fence, no less.
This beautiful and imaginative creation is the work of Anne Eunson of Hamnavoe, Burra. Anne loves lace knitting, and how better to express that affection than by completely wrapping one’s garden up in Shetland lace? The fence is fashioned from strong black twine (the same kind that is used to make fishing nets) and Anne knitted it up on specially adapted curtain poles. It took her about three weeks to knit enough lace to surround her front garden, using a 23 stitch repeat of a familiar Shetland lace pattern.
It kills me how the pattern is revealed so strongly, as if it were stretched around the garden…
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