There is a sweet moment when the work done on a project feels like it was all worthwhile. The Klee Collection has been the project closest to my heart for most of a year now. What began as an inspirational trip to the Tate Modern gallery turned into my biggest hand-knitting project to date: my first collection of hand-knit projects inspired by the work of the artist Paul Klee.
In a former life, I was an art historian and the history of art has always been a love in my life. A couple of years ago, the Tate Modern put on a wonderful exhibition of Klee’s work and after going to see it, I was inspired to be more creatively ambitious and pursue my hand-knitting design with a collection.
And finally….the collection is finished! Honestly I am really proud of it. There are 2 sweaters, one cardigan, 2 shawls and one pair of fingerless mitts. The garments accommodate a wide range of sizes and I have enjoyed trying out a couple of new construction techniques. It will be published on 29th October and I have a little sneak peak for you below. The collection is available for pre-order here.
I have learned so much from the experience and am already working on the next collection.
The Klee Collection is available for pre-order until 29th of October. It costs £12 which is a special pre-order price (when the first pattern is published on 29th October, the collection will cost £15). The patterns will be released individually thereafter and will be available as single downloads at £3 each for accessories, and £5 for garments.
There will be a Klee Collection KAL, so if you love to knit in company, stay tuned to the ELK ravelry group for dates and news of wunderbar prizes….
Speaking of prizes… the Good Fortune Give Away is still going on! Please do join in and share with good fortune!