A Fiber ~ Art ~ Moment ๐Ÿ’œ

Hello my lovely friends ๐Ÿ’• I hope you’re having a great weekend! Thanks for taking a minute to visit. 

Today I want to introduce you to Althea Crome. She’s a knitter of miniatures – even though that term doesn’t really describe her talent…and patience! ๐Ÿ˜Š

I found her  website – bugknits.com – by pure chance, and am absolutely awestruck. 

Let me show you why …..

   So darling! ๐Ÿ’•
  She made an iddy – biddy Christmas Cardigan ๐Ÿ˜
 Mini gloves – One finger fits a grain of rice ๐Ÿ˜ณ
On her website she tells us how she came from knitting ‘wearables’ to miniature knitting: 

“In 2000, my fascination with this tiny scale merged with my love of knitting, and since then I have been pushing toward ever new technical and design challenges. Tough as it is to knit on such a small scale, the “bug-knit” scale has allowed me the freedom to create and experiment with designs which, on a larger scale, would be cumbersome and prohibitive. My success in developing commercial patterns and techniques for 1:12 scale gloves, socks and other garments has only inspired me to venture further into what I’ve come to think of as “extreme knitting.โ€ Indeed, from the time I began my vocation as an extreme knitter, I have made very few full-scale garments.”
I hope you enjoyed this little peek into an amazing artist’s life ๐Ÿ˜Š 

Until next time ๐Ÿ’•

~ Tina xoxo 

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Tracy @ It's a T-Sweets Day!
    Jun 11, 2017 @ 03:17:12

    Wow! What amazing skills! Thank you for sharing these pictures:). I can see why you love her work!

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