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Blooming Brixton: yarnstorming South London

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Deadly Knitshade, London, Permission to Yarnstorm, The Fastener, Yarnstorms | 24 comments

Blooming Brixton: yarnstorming South London

Spring! Hey, Spring? Where aaaaaaare yooooooooou? No matter how much we wave our fists at the grey and gloomy sky this year, Spring doesn’t seem to be visiting us any time soon. Knit the City’s Deadly Knitshade and The Fastener decided if Spring wasn’t going to come to London then we were just going to have to make our own Spring.

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Half Sick of Stitching: Knit the City take over Tate Britain

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in Deadly Knitshade, London, Permission to Yarnstorm, The Fastener, UK, Workshops, Yarnstorms | 2 comments

Half Sick of Stitching: Knit the City take over Tate Britain

On London’s lazy river lies an art museum known worldwide, That houses art of many kinds Including Waterhouse’s pride The Lady of Shalott.   To Tate the sneaky stitchers lope, Taking a single knitted rope, To weave it into what they hope, Shows traces of Shalott. Inside the quiet gallery, They tame the cord for all to see, And turn it into poetry, Pinched from the fair Shalott. And up and down the people go, While there a woolly lily grows, With soft blue water down below, Its roots grown from Shalott. Four fibrous woolly handmade towers, Conjured up by knitting powers, To show...

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Free workshop: Half Sick of Stitching at Tate Loud

Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in Deadly Knitshade, Events, London, Permission to Yarnstorm, The Fastener, Workshops, Yarnstorms | 0 comments

Free workshop: Half Sick of Stitching at Tate Loud

Join Knit the City for our latest ‘Permission to Yarnstorm’ installation ‘Half Sick of Stitching’ at Tate Britain. For one day only we join the Punchdrunk Enrichment and a gaggle of amazing artists for the Tate Loud event on September 22nd from 12-5pm.

Free Weave a Woolly Web Workshop with Deadly Knitshade all day too. Exciting!

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The Great British Button Biathlon

Posted by on Aug 7, 2012 in Craftstorms, Deadly Knitshade, London, The Fastener, Yarnstorms | 4 comments

The Great British Button Biathlon

Challenging themselves, and the world of craft graffiti, today London’s Knit the City aim to continue in their quest to break graffiti craft expectations, achieve a new personal best and get away with a bit of graffiti in an area of London stuffed full of security. Eek!

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A knitted Monster is released in London

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Deadly Knitshade, London, Permission to Yarnstorm, Yarnstorms | 0 comments

A knitted Monster is released in London

A giant woolly knitted monster has been released in London and you have a whole month to find him. Meet Dial M for Monster, or Muncher for short.

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Parliament Square Phone Box Cosy: The Revenge

Posted by on Mar 15, 2012 in Deadly Knitshade, London, Shorn-a the Dead, The Fastener, Yarnstorms | 15 comments

Parliament Square Phone Box Cosy: The Revenge

There is one thing that Knit the City are definite about. It is our golden rule. We will NEVER do another Phone Box Cosy. No. We won’t! Nope. You can’t make us! Uh uh! NO! NO! NO!

Oh go on then…

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