Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Be kind to the Knot
Be kind to macramé!
Of late I have read some real opposition to macramé! ...yes macramé!
In some circles it is a dirty word.... maybe for some, an unfortunate experience with knotting in the seventies has marred them and they can't get past it.
Maybe Ouch boy in 20 years time will write
in his own blog "Ouch Boy tells all" how his childhood will be forever scarred by his mothers knotty adventures!
For some, these images cast a murky shadow over the current works of contemporary knotters amongst us!
They can't see this new interpretation, skill or passion, they just see what they see?
or maybe it was the Brady's and macramé combined?
For me it's canned carrots, canned pea's and canned potatoes that have left their indelible mark on my childhood psyche!
Never a camping holiday in the eighties with them not coming along for the ride! eeerrrk!
Maybe for you it was shell displays or tie dye? that causes you too gag!
but whatever it is or was please don't let it overshadow your appreciation of the knot!
Sailors love them...and we all love a good sea shanty!
Yours in the knot!