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Yarnstorm the Thirteenth: Hubbub of Hearts

Posted by on Feb 14, 2011 in Deadly Knitshade, Lady Loop, London, Shorn-a the Dead, The Fastener, Yarnstorms | 12 comments

Yarnstorm the Thirteenth: Hubbub of Hearts

Love. It’s squishy. It’s smooshy. It’s warm and cuddly. And today it’s made from wool.

In honour of the day of mushy love that is Valentine’s Day the Knit the City Yarn Corps brought a world of woolly yarnstorming love to the people of Piccadilly Circus.

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Permission to yarnstorm: Knit the City knit John Smedley

Posted by on Feb 11, 2011 in Deadly Knitshade, Lady Loop, London, Permission to Yarnstorm, Shorn-a the Dead, The Fastener, Yarnstorms | 1 comment

Permission to yarnstorm: Knit the City knit John Smedley

It was an unlikely match: one of Britain’s oldest knitwear designers (they’ve been making trendy knits for over 200 years) and one of London’s sneakiest stitching crews. But when John Smedley invited the Knit the City Yarn Corps to show a little of their history in graffiti knitted form we were wooed by just how much history they had.

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Yarnstorm the Ninth: Wall of Wonderland

Posted by on Oct 11, 2010 in Deadly Knitshade, Lady Loop, London, Shorn-a the Dead, The Fastener, Yarn Corps, Yarnstorms | 4 comments

Yarnstorm the Ninth: Wall of Wonderland

The Yarn Corps were beginning to get very tired of sitting on the South Bank, and of having nothing to do.

They were considering (as well as they could, for the hot day made them feel very sleepy and stupid), whether the pleasure of knitting something sneaky would be worth the trouble of getting up and finding the yarn, when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran close by them.

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The sinister stitched symphony of the Nutcracker Knitmare Before Christmas

Posted by on Mar 4, 2010 in Deadly Knitshade, How We Made, Lady Loop, London, Shorn-a the Dead, The Fastener | 4 comments

The sinister stitched symphony of the Nutcracker Knitmare Before Christmas

Something knitted this way comes:

Twas the Knit before Christmas in cold London Town,
Where a lone ballerina was cast with a frown…

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Yarnstorm on Screen: Nutcracker Knitmare Before Christmas

Posted by on Dec 24, 2009 in Deadly Knitshade, Lady Loop, London, Movies, Shorn-a the Dead, The Fastener | 3 comments

Yarnstorm on Screen: Nutcracker Knitmare Before Christmas

Bringing you a bit of festive fibre on film our Fairy Godmothers of Documentrydom, the Alt Artist girls, have put together a little movie of our Knitmare Before Christmas.

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Yarn Corps Uncovered Part Three: Lady Loop and Knitting Ninja

Posted by on Oct 29, 2009 in Knitting Ninja, Lady Loop, Yarn Corps | 0 comments

Yarn Corps Uncovered Part Three: Lady Loop and Knitting Ninja

We don’t know about you but we’re pretty sure that the yarnstorm is going to hit any day now. And it’s a dark dark yarnstorm at that. You can tell by the way the sun disappears earlier these past few nights. Almost like it’s running away… While we wait we’ll entice a couple more of the Knit the City Yarn Corps from the secret wool-lined bunker to cough up the answers to a few well-placed questions. Gliding from the darkness we find ourselves in the company of the bringer of aristocratic artiness and high-class handmade loveliness that is Lady Loop and the...

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