Knitted pictures by Faceknits
All original pictures are sewn onto heavy calico which is stretched onto a wooden frame. Because of this sizes quoted are approximate where the work has not yet been framed.
have knitted throughout my life and am currently obsessed with knitting
images developed from photographs I have taken. These are all from
the family album, taken over the years. They often feature my growing
family, people close to me, my garden and memorable places.
like wool oddments, photos trigger memories, and I aim to capture
an expression, an attitude or moment in time, and make the viewer
smile, maybe with recognitions of their own. Each split second portrayed
in an image invokes many more memories surrounding the event, and
over the weeks it takes me to develop and knit the image, these become
embedded in the work.