• Loose Knits Flow from Hands and Needles in Glass Sculptures by Carol Milne

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    “Sweet Spot,” kiln cast lead crystal and knitting needles, 16 x 21 x 11 inches. All images © Carol Milne, shared with permission
    Carol Milne 's knit pieces might resemble your grandmother's afghans but certainly aren't as soft or pliable. The Seattle-based artist utilizes kiln cast lead crystal to create her loose weaves of translucent, color-coordinated glass. They often flow down from the hands and knitting needles they're fashioned on, giving the feeling that the works could expand with just a few more stitches.
    “I see my knitted work as metaphor for social structure. Individual strands...
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