|In Which There is Knitting!!!!!!
||[Feb. 13th, 2011|03:03 pm]
|||||Meat Loaf: The Monster Is Loose||]|
whafford told me about Found Objects, a project of Artinvention to raise money for the homeless. It's so creative and clever. Brad's mother is one of dozens of people knitting tiny sweaters and then leaving them in public places with a tag that says "Upon finding, please make a contribution to the National Coalition for the Homeless by visiting nationalhomeless.org." Do you knit? Do you want to participate? If so, contact Maggie Leininger, she'll hook you up with patterns and tags.
This sweater was knitted by Brad's mother, Nita is an amazing artist -- you really should check out her work here. I placed this one for her at the clothespin outside of Philadelphia's City Hall.
In other news --
I want to hire a knitter.
EDIT: I THINK WE HAVE THIS COVERED. Many thanks to all who contacted me.
Every year I wander around stores aimlessly looking for a turtleneck sweater like Hemingway wore in his portrait by Eisenstaedt, and every year I come up empty handed. And then sometime during the year (usually around July) I think "why not have someone make me one" and then I forget about it.
So, this is my favorite sweater
Clickenzee to Embiggen!
(I apologize for Roswell covering it up. I mentioned that I have to spend a great deal of time carrying her around. I wasn't kidding. She's like a bowling ball attached to me by a 12 inch chain. (I also cooked breakfast like this.) You can see the sweater a bit better here.)
It's soft and warm and I've worn it much for years. The neck's come apart and I'd love it if someone could knit (and attach) a turtleneck to it. Perfect color match not important. Email me to discuss. kyle at kylecassidy dot com.
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