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Win a Personalised Purly Pigeon for Red Nose Day 2013

Posted by on 6 Mar, 2013 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Blog, Charity knits, Competitions, Cooey the Pigeon, Events, Famous Things and Folks, Knitting, My Knits, Pigeons | 2 comments

Win a Personalised Purly Pigeon for Red Nose Day 2013

Want a purled pigeon to call your own? You can win the knitted pigeon of your dreams! WOO HOO!

And it’s all in aid of Red Nose Day and the infamous #twittermillions. Join us!

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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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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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