Kaffe Fassett exhibition – in Norway

Some wonderful inspirations shared by a fine blogger in Norway. I wish I could hop across the border to see this Kaffe Fassett exhibition! Thanks for sharing, Hege.

My Knitting Almanac

KF exhibition

Yesterday I finally convinced the family to go to Hadeland Glassverk, an old glass work funded in 1762 and still operative. KF exhibitionIt is run as a combined glasswork and a visitor center which this summer also housed an exhibition of works by Kaffee Fassett;” Kaffe Fassett 50 Years in Colour Exhibition”. I have knitted long enough (and is old enough…) to remember the first designs by him for Rowan, so it was quite exciting to see several of those garments “live”! The colours are really intense and the combinations very impressive! But I must admit that I have never dared to make one of his designs… The main reasons has been that he combines so many colours in on round, so you easily gets the treads tangled and a lot of loose ends need fastening… And his designs are mostly not suitable for knitting on cable needles. I always struggle when I have to go back…

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