Monday, September 25, 2006

Tales From the Bench

My passion of late is botanical - striving to capture the essence of real flowers and leaves in crocheted and knitted silver.

Crochet is tremendously versatile for three dimensional sculpting, but I love the ethereal elegance of knitted lace forms.
real aspen
aspen leaf

Happily, there are endless sources of inspiration at hand,
leaf 2

and DS is always happy to join me in a treasure hunt.