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Yarnstorm the Sixteenth: Stitched Street Art Show

Posted by on Mar 8, 2012 in Deadly Knitshade, London, The Fastener, Yarnstorms | 1 comment

Yarnstorm the Sixteenth: Stitched Street Art Show

What’s a typical graffiti yarnstorming day like for the ladies of the sneaky stitching Knit the City yarn corps? Now there’s a question. It involves sneaky stitching and the great outdoors, but without a plan this one was going to be interesting…

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

Posted by on Sep 22, 2011 in Book Launch, Books, Deadly Knitshade, Events, Lady Loop, London, London Book Launch, Movies, Permission to Yarnstorm, Shorn-a the Dead, The Fastener, Yarn Corps, Yarnstorms | 1 comment

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

Posted by on Sep 14, 2011 in Deadly Knitshade, London, Permission to Yarnstorm, The Fastener, Yarnstorms | 0 comments

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 to be dabbed onto the end of a brush and turned...

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

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in Book Launch, Books, London, London Book Launch | 0 comments

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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Baby yarnstormers and graffiti knitting artists in residence

Posted by on Jul 4, 2011 in Baby Button, Deadly Knitshade, London, Solo Yarnstorms, The Fastener, Yarn Corps | 2 comments

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

Posted by on Apr 27, 2011 in Deadly Knitshade, How We Made, Lady Loop, London, Shorn-a the Dead, The Fastener | 0 comments

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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