Hand-knitted muff to cover your hands
(FUGU is the Japanese word for BLOWFISH)
“Everything came together really. It was winter, time for something to protect your hands from the cold, I was studying Japanese, I heard Alice Cooper’s ‘Poison’ on the radio, and I thought of holding hands with someone poisonous..”
technique: hand knitting, sewing
material: cotton, wool
production date: 2011
Published by Diana van der Harst
Diana van der Harst, the creator of Leftover Universe, draws inspiration for her range of work from her own life experience and from those beings; human, animal, plant and invisible, that surround her. Her love of all of life in its richness and variety has blossomed into the body of work that continues to evolve. Her work is intuitive, contemplative, spiritual, whimsical, harmonious, unique and poetic.
Diana uses a range of mediums including Painting, Drawing, Photography, Illustration, Poetry, Graphics, Ceramics, Textile Art and Fashion & Textile Design thus creating a range of works that include functional objects such as pottery, blankets, cushions and bags each bearing the unique attributes of her style.
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