Making something useful, making meaning, making sense, telling a story...
Current bus project, cowl to be.
Seed stitch (mostly), for spring. The yarn on the left is hand spun by a friend, the blue green hand dyed by someone who lives in the area where I was born, a gift from Mom and Dad; the red/pink on the right local hand spun, and the brown I'm using for the sweater in progress used double with the thinner yarns; also local. I'll add in some of my hand spun and a bit of another yarn given to me by Jude.
Lunch break stitching.
The brown is plant dyed cotton, I don't remember what. The blue is "wrong" side facing out. This square was started during one of Jude's classes.
I'm trying to take something like this for lunch breaks.
There is a third term from the Reggio approach I want to mention... "The Hundred Languages of Children."
The part that caught me today in the 100 languages poem is this part:
"They tell the child that work and play, reality and fantasy, science and imagination, sky and earth, reason and dream, are things that do not belong together...."Loris Malaguzzi (translated by Lella Gandini)
"THe Hundred Languages of Children" reminds me of a video that is a favorite:
More and more I think that those of that make need to make our projects public, especially for children. They need to know about gardening and cooking and how things work and how they become...