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Posts by Deadlyknitshade

How to be a handmade hero: Part 3.1 – Kids, goats, bad jokes and home gardens

Posted by on 13 Feb, 2013 in Animals, Charity knits, Craftivist Jigsaw Project, Indonesia, Once in a Lifetime Stuff, People, Sights, Travel, Video | 0 comments

How to be a handmade hero: Part 3.1 – Kids, goats, bad jokes and home gardens

As part of the #imapiece Craftivist Jigsaw Project I was sent to Indonesia, on a mission to show the work they are doing to fight hunger, and how our voices calling for aid here can make a big difference over there.

Here’s How to be a Handmade Hero: Part Three – Kids, goats, bad jokes and home gardens. Warning: may feature impassive goats.

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Teeny Tiny Knitted Teemo: League of Legends gets knitted

Posted by on 15 Jan, 2013 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Blog, Custom Stuff, Famous Things and Folks, Geekery, My Knits | 7 comments

Teeny Tiny Knitted Teemo: League of Legends gets knitted

Folks, meet Teeny Tiny Knitted Teemo from the HUGE online multiplayer game I hadn’t heard of.

A post in which I confess my shame as a League of Legends game playing geek girl.

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One for the hipsters: Snake-Ridden Snapper

Posted by on 14 Jan, 2013 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Blog, Custom Stuff, Events, Knitting, My Knits, Random Knits | 2 comments

One for the hipsters: Snake-Ridden Snapper

When the fine folks at Lomography asked me to use my woolly magic to customise one of their fabulous new Lomography DIY Sardina cameras I shouted “HELL YES!” at them rather to loudly. The Snake-ridden Snapper was born…

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Stitch New York is released into the wild

Posted by on 14 Dec, 2012 in Blog, Book Stuff, My Knits, New York, Stitch New York | 1 comment

Stitch New York is released into the wild

Start spreading the newssssss, it’s published todayyyyy, you can knit cool things out of it, STITCH NEW YORK, STITCH NEW YOOOOOOOOORK!

Yes, my lovely internet stalkers, Stitch New York is unexpectedly alive! Guffawing the in face of the January 2013 release date, Stitch New York actually hit the shops last week! Woo hoo! So here’s a little more about my fantabulous new book and what you can make. I’m so excited I may explode in a cloud of giant knitted hot dogs…

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Knitting pattern: The Killing – Little Knitted Sarah Lund

Posted by on 18 Nov, 2012 in Blog, Cooey the Pigeon, Knitting, Knitting Patterns, My Knits, Random Knits, The Killing Handbook, Tutorials and How Tos | 2 comments

Knitting pattern: The Killing – Little Knitted Sarah Lund

Little Knitted Sarah Lund, is a handknitted version of the hardworking, jumper-wearing, tenacious detective lady from stabby Danish TV drama The Killing (Forbrydelsen for those who speak Danish out there). She’s made from yarn but that doesn’t mean she’s soft and squishy, oh no. She’ll unravel the mystery of the murder even if it means no sleep for a week and wearing ‘that jumper’ the whole time, and she won’t move to Sweden until she does.

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