Tag Archives: Jamieson and Smith 2 ply Shetland lace yarn
sanQR finished pair 2, a photo by siouxian on Flickr. Looking forward to seeing my gloves in the exhibition in The Cornerhouse, Manchester in October as part of The Manchester Science Fair.
After a couple of false starts the left glove is not far from completion now. I am keen to get them all finished so that I can start the Yorkshire glove project.
The right glove is now finished and the 1.6mm needles from The Knitting Lady have worked out just fine. The gloves are the perfect size. The yarn used is Jamieson and Smith 2ply lace weight Shetland wool in shades L49 … Continue reading
The pictured gloves are potential submissions for the QR-3D exhibition which could be exhibited at The Cornerhouse, Manchester later on this year. The pieces are based on the Sanquhar traditional knitting and combine QR (quick response) bar codes. Both pairs have … Continue reading
My sanQR project has worked out pretty well. The ones knitted on 1.5mm needles are just bit on the snug size and the 1.75mm pair a little to loose. In my pursuit of the perfect needle size I have just … Continue reading
The fifth pair of gloves are now under way and are an experiment with a smaller QR code and smaller gloves. I have given up on the bar code being read now. I have had various suggestions as to why … Continue reading
Images of the first pair of sanQR gloves combining traditional Sanquhar style with 21st Century QR code – wearable craft and marketing.