The basket is 100 % wool, handknit and felted in white, beige and brown with a pretty autumn leaf motif in burnt orange and burgundy. The basket is lined with a cotton fabric that compliments the design of the basket. It measures approximately 5 inches in diameter and is approximately 4 inches deep.
Autumn Leaves was designed, knitted, and felted by Judy of the Judy A Goddard Etsy store. Below Judy takes the time to answer additional questions about the basket's design.
Q. What was your inspiration?
A. My inspiration for this basket is the color of Autumn leaves and how pretty they are when they drift to earth.
Q. How long did it take you to make it?
A. It took me about 8 hours to make.
Q. Did you use any new techniques in the making of it?
A. I used both fair isle and intarsia techniques in this basket and then felted it.
Q. What made you choose the color(s) for it?
A. Burnt Orange and Burgundy are such rich and satisfying colors!
Q. Do you plan to make any more items similar to this one?
A. I have six different Autumn designs that I have designed for this season. That'll be all for Autumn 2008.
Q. Did you enjoy making it? Why or why not?
A. I Loved making it! I love every aspect from sketch to finished product!