Berlin: Bobbing Bear-lin Luftballons – the Movie

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Berlin: Bobbing Bear-lin Luftballons – the Movie

In these dark and dismal times of civil unrest, crashing stockmarkets and tins of baked beans that cost an arm and a leg, the world really is in need of a bit of handmade magic. Back in March we travelled all the way to Berlin to release some of our woolly mischief overseas. Pariser Platz in front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate saw a little bit of sneaky stitching. Well, maybe not quite so sneaky considering how many people slowed down their city shuffle to watch. Starring Knit the City, a very tall and very helpful passing giant,...

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Permission to Yarnstorm: Handmade Heroes! The Knit the City Book Launch

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Permission to Yarnstorm: Handmade Heroes! The Knit the City Book Launch

when the Knit Signal shone on the skies above Soho, the KTC Yarn Corps: Deadly Knitshade, Shorn-a the Dead, The Fastener and Lady Loop, leapt into the Knitmobile and faster than a stitched speeding bullet hotfooted it our book launch.

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Permission to Yarnstorm: Tate Britain Unexpected Artworks

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Permission to Yarnstorm: Tate Britain Unexpected Artworks

What happens when one of London’s most famous art museums invites two of London’s most infamous sneaky stitchers through the doors and lets them bring the yarnstorm with them? Simple really. We took the art world and our world of woolly mischief and squished them together. Deadly Knitshade and The Fastener yarnstormed Tate Britain in arty style… The Fastener conjured up colours from the Tate’s collection. All that painty potential squeezed into tiny tubes ready to break free and run riot on the canvas, patiently waiting...

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Book Launch Yarnstorm: The Knit the City Book finally lives!

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Book Launch Yarnstorm: The Knit the City Book finally lives!

SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!! It’s alive! Alive we tell you! ALIVE!!!

After months of waiting while the German edition of Knit the City stomped its way across Europe, a new yarnstorming wonder of wool and words is hatched in English at last. Woo hoo!

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Berlin: The lonesome tale of the Woolly Currywurst

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Berlin: The lonesome tale of the Woolly Currywurst

The last installment of our Berlin Book Launch: So far our book launch had included floating fairytale Brothers Grimm and ‘I heart Berlin’ bears, flying frog princes, and skybound riverside squid. All of them had enjoyed a bit of the book-launch limelight. It was almost time to pack up our yarn and go home. But someone hadn’t had their fifteen minutes of fame, and that someone was a spicy stitched sausage. Shorn-a the Dead had created a Woolly Currywurst to bring to Berlin and in all the excitement he’d been...

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Yarnstorm the Fifteenth: Tree of Tintenfisch

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Yarnstorm the Fifteenth: Tree of Tintenfisch

What’s a graffiti knitting book launch celebration without a swarm of skybound squid (or Tintenfisch as squid are called in Germany)?

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Baby yarnstormers and graffiti knitting artists in residence

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Baby yarnstormers and graffiti knitting artists in residence

Things have been a bit quiet on the Knit the City front as our Yarn Corps are busy, busy, busy. Fear not! We’ll be back soon but in the meantime both Deadly Knitshade and The Fastener have been busy.

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A Right Royal Stitch Up: Behind the Hubbub of Hearts

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A Right Royal Stitch Up: Behind the Hubbub of Hearts

Royal Wedding bells are clanging so loud across the UK that most of us can barely hear ourselves knit.

Love the Royal madness or loathe it there is no escape, and back in February we gave our own woolly Royal wave to the big event and wrote London a handmade love letter, with our Hubbub of Hearts.

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Yarnstorm the Fourteenth: Bobbing Bear-lin Luftballons

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Yarnstorm the Fourteenth: Bobbing Bear-lin Luftballons

Once upon a time there were four sneaky stitchers who lived in a secret wool-lined Bunker in the heart of the ancient city of London. There they knit and crocheted and made magic with their needles which they sent out into the world to seek its fortune.

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Achtung! Yarnstorming Berlin for our brand new book!

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Achtung! Yarnstorming Berlin for our brand new book!

Want to wander through Knit the City’s woolly world while you’re still in your PJs, on the commute to the office, under zombie attack, or when you’re meant to be working, but can’t get online? Fear not! Knit the City has been squashed into a handy thing they call a book just for you. SQUEEEEEEEEE! A book! The sneaky stitching story of Knit the City, Knit the City –Maschenhaft Seltsames, has been lovingly poured onto 128 pages, through the weaving of words and snapping of pictures of Deadly Knitshade. The book also features Ms...

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