Weaver Porfirio Gutierrez, has returned to Mexico to protect his Zapotec weaving heritage. You can learn more about Porfirio at his website, porfiriogutierrez.com
Pictured: Porfirio Gutierrez weaves a textile with a traditional Zapotec design using a nine-thread-count-per-inch comb loom. Photo by Javier Lazo Gutierrez.
“Saving an Ancient Craft: Porfirio Gutierrez Returns Home” by Justin Mugits. National Museum of the American Indian, Spring 2019 / Vol. 20, No. 1
Many knitters fear moths, artist Max Alexander has embraced them, by knitting their likeness. This article from a few years ago resurfaced and is a great introduction to her amazing work.
Visit Max’s World at maxsworld.co.uk
Pictured is the Zamarada Moth (Zamarada scintillans).
I am a “tiny knitter” (in that I enjoy 2mm and smaller needles) but I have nothing on the work of Althea Crome who is a Micro Knitter! Wow.
Learn more about Althea at her website, altheacrome.com
Pictured is her Sheep Farm trio (2018).