I've been purposefully looking for interesting textures of late, as texture is 1/3 of the spell involved a piece of fiber art becoming magic, in my opinion. The other 2/3s are evenly distributed amongst color and shape.
These two are from designs for my in-progress knitwear pattern collection (the reason for my many prolonged blog silences of late, and the inspiration for this texture project):
This one's pavement, an old staple:
Here's some ice at the end of a drink:
Water from the top of an indoor coy pond:
Oh, and Chimallo:
Hunting for texture is also, by the way, a smashingly fun Sunday project. If any of you go hunting for textures, do let me know - I'd love to see what you find. Who knows where I'll find my next bit of knitting inspiration?