14 décembre 2009

Contest “The New Generation Knitter”: the votes are open!

Today is the 14th December, and the casting of the participations for the “New Generation Knitter” contest closed last night at midnight. You were 22 in total to compete for one of the 10 prizes available. The applications come from France, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, the USA and Canada. Out of the 22 candidates, 21 are women and we have 1 man ;-) Below are the different participations, in the order I received them in my mail box. In order to fully appreciate each of them, click on the pictures to either access the original blog... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2009

Broom Hilda

Broom Hilda
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24 novembre 2009

[Contest] "Mélusine tricote..." celebrates its 2nd birthday !!

Today, 24th November 2009, Mélusine tricote... is celebrating its 2nd birthday! Do you remember the first ever post ? To thank you for your support and loyalty, I have decided to organise a contest through which you can win lots of presents. •΄¯)¸.•*°*•.¸(¯`• RULES IN 4 QUESTIONS : "THE NEW GENERATION KNITTER" 1. WHO? (Hey, Mélu, am I allowed to participate?) Everybody! Everyone can take part, wherever they live, anywhere in the world. Except, that is, the judges. 2. WHAT? (Well yeah, what are the prizes?) ... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2009

[Contest] A surprise in preparation... (2)

Around twelve days ago, I mentioned a birthday, a contest, and presents to win... Do you remember ? ;-) I think you do, as you were numerous to write and ask more about it (but Mélu kept quiet, she wouldn’t talk even under torture – and torture, there almost was...) Amongst the most frequent questions : "Which brand is sponsoring the contest ?" and "What are the presents to win".I am delighted to inform you that the moment has come to answer these two questions.Quiet please... Drum roll...If I tell you that the... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2009

[Contest] A surprise in preparation...

I recently mentioned it on Facebook, a surprise is in preparation on this very blog... Soon the blog will be 2 years old, and when there is a birthday there are presents (I can feel you are starting to be interested :-)There will be presents to win thank to our partner, a big yarn brand who are associating themselves with Mélusine tricote... to celebrate the event. What? Which brand? Do you really believe I’m going to reveal everything at once? You will have to be patient for a little while longer...These presents will be to win... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2009

The Trilogy of the Knitter by Christine Aerfeldt (3) : Storm knitter

Christine AERFELDT,Storm knitter (2008)(Oil on linen canvas, 120x120cm) After the Avalanche Knitter and the Ocean Knitter, I now present you with the last part of the trilogy of the knitter, hence the Storm Knitter. Once again, Christine Aerfeldt is an Australian artist. This painting is part of a series depicting women engaged in activities traditionally thought of as « feminine », series in which the artist revisits, with a contemporary vision, historic Dutch paintings representing women at work. To see the first two paintings,... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2009

Diamantini e Domeniconi, ceux qui tricotaient le temps.

<!-- @page { size: 21cm 29.7cm; margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } --> <!-- @page { size: 21cm 29.7cm; margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } -->Carlo and Benedetta Tamborini are a couple of designers who have... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2009

"A hard day's knit" or a giant scarf for the Beatles.

Before you start reading, get into the mood... To mark the recent release of the digitally remastered whole Beatles collection, Melu, who’s definitely a big fan, will tell you a story...This story takes place in 1964, as the Beatles were visiting Australia for their first tour there: Mad Mel, a local radio show host working for 2SM, came up with a grand idea. He asked his listeners (especially female listeners) to send him rectangular patches of knitted yarn, which would later be assembled to form a giant scarf to be presented... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2009

The Trilogy of the Knitter by Christine Aerfeldt (2) : Ocean knitter

Christine AERFELDT,Ocean knitter (2008)(Oil on linen canvas, 180x160cm) As previously announced, here is the second part of the Trilogy of the Knitter (as yours truly ;-) chose to name this triptic) Christine Aerfeldt is an Australian artist. This painting is part of a series depicting women engaged in activities traditionally thought of as “feminine”, series in which the artist revisits, with a contemporary vision, historic Dutch paintings representing women at work. To see the first painting of the series, click here. Next week,... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2009

Madieke Fleuren, the girl who knits porcelain.

Searching for a new trend in knitting? Take a look at this! Or, when porcelain imitates knitting!These two pieces of porcelain are a creation by the very talented Dutch designer Madieke Fleuren. The feeling of the stitch is perfectly imitated, but don't be fooled by it, this is real porcelain! Madieke loves playing with textures... On her website, you will find not only porcelain imitating knitting, but also works of ceramics imitating leather. Go take a look right now... Translation by Anna MURATORE.
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