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Norah’s Knit’s: Getting Ready for Photography

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Our five days of photography starts today! Last week I steamed a lot of garments and I’ve gotten to know all 90 something of them inside and out. Of course, I was already pretty familiar with the ones I designed, after making up new cable patterns writing instructions for my knitters. Still, there were a few surprises.

For instance, I was taken by the wrong side of this cable pattern AND the bigger surprise for me was that I planned the piece as a poncho and it turns out it really wants to be a skirt. Amanda, Martha and I all watched in astonishment as the “poncho”  slid down of the shoulders of our dress form and settled neatly on her hips. I wish I had caught it on video. Maybe we can recreate it.

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Here are a few more  teaser shots of the textures from my next book:

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Should I name this next booklet  Norah Gaughan vol 13, as expected?  It is 2013 after all. Or, maybe I should skip over the 13, like they do with tall buildings and name it Norah Gaughan: Top Down.  Yes, that’s right – Top Down.  I swore I never would…but more about that later.

Maybe you have a clever idea for the booklet title.  Let me know!

13 Comments Post a comment
  1. I do love the numbers all in a row on my bookshelf — but what’s to stop you from using “Norah Gaughan Vol.13: Top Down”, everyone satisfied!

    March 25, 2013
  2. For anyone concerned about that pesky number (not me!) you could call it Norah Between 12 and 14.

    March 25, 2013
  3. Taking It From the Top

    March 25, 2013
  4. Donna #

    Stunning! As always! Can’t wait to see the rest.

    March 25, 2013
  5. Phoebe Adams Gaughan #

    “Norah Upside Down” applies to both wrong side and top down.

    March 25, 2013
  6. Stunning is what I meant!
    Donna

    March 25, 2013
  7. jbtraveler #

    Yay! Top down, really? Can’t wait.

    March 25, 2013
  8. A rose by any other name…. Would smell as sweet…. Name it what you wish, we’ll still love it!

    March 25, 2013
  9. Eileen #

    No clever ideas – just can’t wait to see them all!

    March 26, 2013
  10. Marlene #

    Gravity!

    March 28, 2013
  11. elizaduckie #

    Whatever its called we’ll buy it! my suggestion: Nora Gaughan, Vol., 13, Taking it From The Top and Down.

    May 31, 2013
  12. Jan Moreno #

    I’m excited! I love topdown.

    June 4, 2013

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