Michala Gyetvai

I first came across Michala’s work at the Knitting and Stitching Show in Edinburgh in 2016, where she had an exhibition entitled ‘Enchanted Landscapes’. Michala’s work is unusual and most striking. She works from pastel sketches of the landscape and then re-works them in fibres and threads onto a wool blanket base.  These are large-scale pieces, as can be seen in the picture above. This … Continue reading Michala Gyetvai

A wool shop in Berlin

I recently came across this rather splendid bicycle in Berlin: The week-long Berlin trip was a (special) birthday gift to my companion, but I got to go too. The bicycle was leaning against a shop in the Heckmann Hofe – a series of inter-linking courtyards in a part of the city near the Alexanderplatz.  Here is the shop-sign … and the wool on display outside … Continue reading A wool shop in Berlin