My principles are a bit woolly!

There are twelve principles in permaculture design (at least according to David Holmgren) and as a result of my masterpiece blanket I now have each of them represented by a square:

The twelve principles in wool

The twelve principles in wool

You can find explanations of my thinking on my Masterpiece page, but I thought that it would be nice to show them all together.

I teach an introduction to permaculture course about once a year, and last summer I was challenged to teach one completely based on knitted/crocheted props…. it looks like I’m well on my way!

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  1. Love the apple one, must check out the Masterpiece page to see what’s new.

  2. I love that. I’m reading up on permaculture and seeing it in fiber art is just great. 🙂

  3. The display gives a feeling of real warmth. I love the heather purples and the very clever apple design.
    xxx Massive Hugs xxx

  4. Lovely, just lovely! 🙂

  5. Wow. This is fascinating as well as beautiful.

  6. What a marvellous way to integrate the practical with the creative.

  7. Love it! I have finished my square and its really good. (hugging self with glee). Soooo where do I send it?
    My email is
    You are indeed on your way! 🙂


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