Yael Falk of Yoola Design is back with another fabulous giveaway - well in time for Mother's Day! This time one of her wire ISK kit as well as 5 PDF Tutorials (runner up prizes) are up for grabs. As you know from the giveaway earlier this year, her wire technique generates knit stitches but uses a crochet hook. It saves a lot of confusion if you use Yael's term ISK (Invisible Spool Knitting).
Yael started off as an industrial designer based in Israel. She says her main design concept is “Less is more”. She added "I wish I could design with air, but since I can’t, I use thin, delicate wires to create clean, geometric jewelry that in some designs “cages” air."
I featured her work several years ago. Later on, I bought the basic loom kit. It took me some practice before I could produce even stitches and do it quickly...but not as quick as Yael!
There are many combinations of tool, wire and tutorial (pdf and/or video) kits available today. The main giveaway prize is this kit which includes not just the little looms but the draw plate and the crochet hooks. 5 other lucky readers will win a PDF tutorial each. You can check out her wire crochet tutorials selection.
This time round, I had fun with this wire crochet tube necklace tutorial shown below. But instead of creating a necklace, I used the tubes to adorn Nunn Design bangles in antique silver and gold!!
|Wire Crochet Tube Necklace PDF|
I anticipated some wire tube distortion while doing this. So I made sure I created sections before and after the tube with some waste wire.
As you can see, I attached the condensed knitted wire sections with wire coiling onto the bangles. The resulting mesh was pleasing. You could do this with Viking knit but it won't be as dense as these.
There is also a discount code you can use to get 5% off any item in her store. Use Yoola5 . One use per person. Ends May 1, 2016.
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This giveaway is international.
Extra entries if you become or are a blog subscriber or follower etc. If you also do shout outs about this giveaway, those will count as additional entries too! Please say so in the comments. (The exception is Facebook - just like/comment on the giveaway status there!!)
It ends in a week's time at 6 pm EST Monday, April 25, 2016 . I will pick the winner randomly and announce the results as soon as possible after. So be sure to leave a contact email if you don't have an online link or make sure you come back and check! Otherwise I will redraw in a week. Good luck!
I used natural light my iPhone 6S with the camera+ app and the Modahaus TS320 tabletop studio for final jewelry photographs. To get the graduated grey backgrounds , I put the black sheet behind the white. The workshop picture was taken in artificial light in my windowless basement studio. Check out my How to Photograph Jewelry Webinar .
Before You Go:
- Lazee Daizee Viking Knit Tool Review
- Judy Larson's Complete Viking Knit Bracelet Tutorial
- How to Make Viking Knit Jewelry Tutorials
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