Posts Tagged "famous folks"

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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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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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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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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