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How to be a Handmade Hero Part 3: Goat, chickens and cool schools

Posted by on 14 Nov, 2012 in Craftivist Jigsaw Project, Indonesia, Mice, Travel | 0 comments

How to be a Handmade Hero Part 3: Goat, chickens and cool schools

It is jawdroppingly lovely here. This means that it’s a bit tough to get my head around how somewhere so utterly gorgeous can have any troubles at all. People are going hungry here? Seriously?

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How to be a Handmade Hero Part 2: No sleep till Beneh Meriah

Posted by on 12 Nov, 2012 in Craftivist Jigsaw Project, Fantabulous Crafty People, Indonesia, Mice, Travel | 3 comments

The second thrilling instalment of my Indonesia trip with Save the Children and three Craft Stars for the Craftivist Jigsaw Project. We travel to deepest Bener Meriah, come hell or rather too high water.

Also features more stuff on a bike than you can possibly imagine, more people in a pick-up truck then is healthy, and Hilary ‘Craftblog UK’ Pullen eating weird roadside fruit.

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How to be a Handmade Hero: Part 1 – A girl, a mouse, a jigsaw piece and a whole lot of optimism

Posted by on 9 Nov, 2012 in Blog, Craftivist Jigsaw Project, Indonesia, Mice, Travel, Video | 1 comment

How to be a Handmade Hero: Part 1 – A girl, a mouse, a jigsaw piece and a whole lot of optimism

I put on my Handmade Superhero cape and head off to Indonesia with Save the Children for the Craftivist Jigsaw Project. I’m taking a knitted mouse, a jigsaw piece and a whole load of optimism. My mission is to report back to the craft world and hopefully convince you that us crafty types can make a difference.

Watch my first video and see…

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Being a piece of the Craftivist Jigsaw: how craft can help change the world for the better

Posted by on 16 Oct, 2012 in Charity knits, Craftivist Jigsaw Project, Solo Graffiti, Travel | 1 comment

Being a piece of the Craftivist Jigsaw: how craft can help change the world for the better

Can one tiny stitch change the world? Join me and the rest of the craft community in the Craftivist Jigsaw Project, and find out how you can use your crafty kung fu to be a world changer. Go on.

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Free pattern: Bonkers Beanies for St Mungo’s Woolly Hat Day

Posted by on 26 Sep, 2012 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Blog, Charity knits, Free patterns, Knitting, Knitting Patterns, My Knits, Random Knits | 0 comments

Free pattern: Bonkers Beanies for St Mungo’s Woolly Hat Day

This autumn I’ve teamed up with the folks at St Mungo’s, a charity ‘opening doors for the homeless’, to champion their Woolly Hat Day and rally the knitting masses to use your purly powers to make a difference in the lives of people who need your help to find a home.

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