Whodunnknit event: Meet the BT ArtBox Monster Maker

Whodunnknit event: Meet the BT ArtBox Monster Maker

Wondering all about Muncher the BT ArtBox Monster? Monday July 9th at 7pm is your chance to meet the Monster Maker and ask anything you like. I’ll be on the Trafalgar Square Roundabout from 7pm and will be talking about our crafty creations and any fielding Monster Making questions you might like to ask.

Come and say hello and meet the Monster and maker. Go on

Monster ArtBox Update Day 3: Please look after this monster

Monster ArtBox Update Day 3: Please look after this monster

Day three of Muncher the BT Artbox Monster living on the Trafalgar Square Roundabout. I’m called to in bring handmade monster first aid. But how on earth do we convince London to look after him?

BT Artbox: Dial M for Monster is released into London

BT Artbox: Dial M for Monster is released into London

I joined the ranks of 86 BT Artbox artists to make my very own arty telephone box. Woo hoo!

Ladies, gents and tiny people, may I introduce to you my BT Artbox, Dial M for Monster! You can call him Muncher.

Little knitted Queen’s Jubilee jolly

Little knitted Queen’s Jubilee jolly

Joining the Jubilee celebrations the Little Knitted Queen and her two trusty tiny knitted Corgis have been out on the town.

Here’s a sneaky peek at her adventures so far…

Meet the Knits: London Steampunk meets Stitch London

Meet the Knits: London Steampunk meets Stitch London

Join me, steampunk scribbler extraordinaire Gail Carriger, Plarchie the squid, Cooey the Pigeon (armed with her very own tiny and lethal parasol) for an evening of steampunky book signing and giant squid.

Handmade Little My needs a home

Handmade Little My needs a home

Little My is a feisty thing and possibly my favourite character from Tove Jansson’s Moomin stories. She knows what she likes, she’s not afraid to say what she thinks and, best of all, deep down she has a squidgy heart of gold.

She appeared on my needles one night and now you can win her.

Free knitting pattern: The Purly Paw Print Patchwork Blanket

Free knitting pattern: The Purly Paw Print Patchwork Blanket

I heart hounds. I really do. Snoopy is my Yoda, Hong Kong Phooey is my Mr Miyagi, and when I was little I wanted to grow up to be The Littlest Hobo. So when Battersea Dogs & Cats Home got in touch to ask me to create another free knitting pattern for them, this time […]

VIVA LA FREE KNITTERS REVOLUTION!

VIVA LA FREE KNITTERS REVOLUTION!

When I cast on a scarf in eye-gouging neon yarn at 6.10 on live BBC Breakfast TV I had absolutely no idea that those few garish stitches would be the start of a knitting revolution. But it seems the Scarf of Doom has become a symbol for Knitters’ Freedom.

Free pattern: BBC Scarfgate or Knitting the Scarf of Doom

Free pattern: BBC Scarfgate or Knitting the Scarf of Doom

Once upon a time there was a blue-haired knitter who was asked to go on BBC News to talk about knitting. EEK! A story of bright yarn, snarky beasts and happiness.

Learn graffiti knitting at Yarnstorm Bootcamp

Learn graffiti knitting at Yarnstorm Bootcamp

The UK’s first ever graffiti Yarnstorm Bootcamp is announced! Yay! Spend the weekend learning the art of the sneaky stitch with me, The Fastener and Plarchie the Squid.