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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Crochet covered rocks

I just cannot stop making these crochet covered rocks. . . because they are so beautiful, just challenging enough, and a small project that I can sit down to do in the evening while listening to an audio book.  Meanwhile the sweater that I am working on in anticipation of cold weather to come, the arch-shaped socks for Alice as a memento of Sock Summit 2011, and three quilts waiting for hand quilting completion are all languishing.








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