George Hutchinson's Profile

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Grew up on the east coast spending summers on the ocean side of Narragansett Bay one of the great natural harbors in the world where we return each summer to recharge and relax. Spent lots of time in sailboats off the coast of Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island and later moved way inland, went to design school, worked for over 40 years in companies large and small and now have a small Architectural design practice.

Have 3 grown children who are out there changing the world and a spouse who is both extremely patient and kind, qualities I attempt to emulate with limited success.

As you can tell I like making things. Having an extra re-purposed bedroom is nice for storing materials. I also like experimenting with modern interpretations of old tribal design ideas. Having a lot of "scrap" materials around helps feed he…

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  • Born on June 13
  • Joined December 5, 2008

Favorite materials

Cotton cord, synthetic cord, rope, string, frayed scraps, bits and pieces, dye, polymer clay, odd beads, waxed thread, leather cord

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About

Grew up on the east coast spending summers on the ocean side of Narragansett Bay one of the great natural harbors in the world where we return each summer to recharge and relax. Spent lots of time in sailboats off the coast of Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island and later moved way inland, went to design school, worked for over 40 years in companies large and small and now have a small Architectural design practice.

Have 3 grown children who are out there changing the world and a spouse who is both extremely patient and kind, qualities I attempt to emulate with limited success.

As you can tell I like making things. Having an extra re-purposed bedroom is nice for storing materials. I also like experimenting with modern interpretations of old tribal design ideas. Having a lot of "scrap" materials around helps feed he creative process.

Learned knot tying from the Ashley Book of Knots and lots of trial and error practice. I find it relaxing to make these knots perhaps for the same reasons other people like to knit. Read more about the process in the "about" section.

I'm finding many resources on the web to challenge the non-numerical mathematician in me. You can see many of the more popular designs here in my Etsy shop and you can follow my blog

http://www.whatknotnow.blogspot.com/

where I post at irregular intervals. Some of the more experimental items only show up on the blog. Thanks for visiting and feel free to ask for a special size or color if you don't see what you want in the shop.

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