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Monday, January 10, 2005

  Monday Morning Mirth  

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If you happen to be Downtown Chicago in the next few weeks, grab yer needles and go knit a spell under the auspices of

KNITTED SUPERHEROES!

Now on display:
Thru February 20, 2005
Chicago Cultural Center, Michigan Avenue Galleries
78 E. Washington Street
Free Admission

“…Arizona-based artist Mark Newport uses superhero imagery and handcrafts, such as knitting and embroidery, to explore ideas of self-protection and protection of others as well as different facets of masculine identity and activity. On view are Newport’s hand-knit, life-size superhero suits, along with his elaborate samplers, where he embroiders directly onto comic book covers.”

5 Responses to “Monday, January 10, 2005”

  1. lynette says:

    Monica and I will visit the exhibit before it leaves.

  2. Bonne Marie says:

    Let me know – I think we should have a Special Edition KIP by SpideyMan…

    Any takers? All invited :)

  3. Laura says:

    My my, I work right next to the Cultural Center! I had no idea there was this knitting exhibit. Lunch hour here I come!

  4. Anne says:

    I hope someday to come near to your level of crafty resourcefulness… But right this moment I can’t understand how the vertical buttonhole works. You’re making a separate ribbed placket and attaching it, right? But where does the hole part come in? I have avoided cardis because of closure difficulty (but am eager to learn!).

  5. Bonne Marie says:

    Try it you’ll like it! The buttonholes are made in the 2 center stitches. I K2tog, then YO. VOILA! Buttonhole. Repeat as necessary…

 
 
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