The artist is Lauren Porter. It took ten months to make. The most aspirational of all consumer products is presented in the medium most quintessentially ‘home-spun’. The masculine is brought together with the feminine, soft with hard, young with old and the fast with the slow... You can read more about it here at Craft Research.
I can't decide exactly what I think of it, but that's probably because I'm prejudiced against bright red sports cars, of any make or model.
At least it didn't take me nearly as long to do this -
- but it feels as though it has. It's still a work in progress, loosely based on the Dead Sea Scrolls. In my previous life, I studied comparative religious studies (with an emphasis on early Christian literature), and I was inspired to resurrect my interests for some textile work. I'm printing more text with discharge on all three meters tomorrow night, and will have my fingers crossed the entire time.
I can't show you my latest pair of socks on the needles as they are probably going to be an SP gift but I can show you this er... experiment.
You can probably guess what I'm knitting with. Willa, Miss I-shed-everywhere, is acting like this creation has been dipped in catnip oil. It's now officially in hiding.