Permission to Yarnstorm

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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Permission to yarnstorm: Kirby’s Epic Yarnstorm

Posted by on Feb 26, 2011 in Deadly Knitshade, London, Permission to Yarnstorm, Shorn-a the Dead, The Fastener, Yarnstorms | 7 comments

Permission to yarnstorm: Kirby’s Epic Yarnstorm

When the world’s most famous computer game company loses one of their best-loved characters in a giant magic sock there are very few people who they can call for help. We were armed to the teeth with sharpened needles and were on our way…

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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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