Thursday, June 27, 2013

Knitting the Seasons...May...Tulips

Daffodils predominate in our garden in April, and by May the tulips have taken over.  We had a lovely array of reds.  Many have cross-pollinated and so are striped.  The centres are interesting--black, violet and yellow.
Back yard tulips

Tulip with a yellow centre.
Using the yellow-centred tulip as a repeat motif.
Tulip with a violet centre.

Playing around with a Fair Isle motif from a book by Mary Jane Mucklestone, plus a corrugated ribbing in tulip colours.

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