• Knitting

    Designing Butterflies

    In under a months time I’ll be yarn bombing a tree as part of the local arts trail, EEEEK! The theme for the yarn bombing is Winged Things. I’ve asked friends and family to get involved and as the theme is quite broad I’ve left it up to each person to decide what they want to create.

  • Knitting,  Knitting for charity

    Woodland Yarn Bombing

    A while ago, through Twitter, the lovely Anne Clark asked me if I’d be interested in helping out with a yarn bombing in Belper, which is in the county of Derbyshire. Of course I said yes (complete no brainer!!). The yarn bombing was for ‘Woollen Woods’ and was part of Corridor Arts ‘Here and There’ art walk and also Belper Arts festival. I got so excited about the project and downloaded loads of patterns from Ravelry, and then in the end only managed to knit the two birds above, which was a bit disappointing. Still, I’m REALLY glad I got involved, and it was actually really lovely to think that something I had…

  • Activism

    Yarn Bombing

    Love this article in Harpers Bazaar about yarn bombing. The Knitted Jumper was at Warehouse Oxford Street to witness the cute little hats for the model sheep with purpose built holes for their ears! We suggested such a hat for Mr E, but along with woolly pants the idea was vetoed!! We expect to hear a lot more about this new knitted form of graffiti in mainstream media, and you can expect to hear more from us too, as this has very much caught our eye!!