Beauxknits's Blog

In my designs I interweave daily life stories. Encounters with Amsterdam’s wildlife, trees and flowers, its art & architecture, so many things to knit about!

Birds and their meanings

Browsing for the meaning of birds through the ages on the net, look what I came across: “As creatures of light and levity, whose wings take them beyond the borders of terra firma that demarcate the domain of man, brids can be seen as residing in a state of proximity...

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Birds of all times

Me and my knitting of birds, I am only one little insignificant soul in the chain of bird-fascinated persons. Numerous artisans depicted our flying fellow creatures through the ages. As witnesses this old mosaic of a heron, some Roman male - let’s name him Aquila -...

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