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A Huge Statement with Fiber

I always find it inspirational to see what's happening with the world of fiber arts. I spotted this giant wall installation by Craftwork on MoCo Loco. Made with wool and aluminum, Craftwork describes this 2-piece series, Wool Works:

Using aluminum and natural wool top slivers, each screen is a collection of long hanks of wool hand made and twisted into rope. These rope strands are bound together by combining knotting and held in place with powder coated / mirrored aluminum tubes. Craftwork signature Pompoms punctuate and locate the macrame knots woven through. In these beautiful works, there is a strong visual interplay between graphics, materials and textures whilst fusing large scale textile design with jewelry.

It reminds me (of course) of yarn, but it also has a beautiful, modern, architectural quality to it. A very cool piece that any fiber lover will enjoy.

Via MoCo Loco.

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    I have been a wool fan my whole life and I don't like it.