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Happy Valentine’s Pigeon

Posted by on 14 Feb, 2012 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Book Stuff, Cooey the Pigeon, Knitting, Stitch London, Stitch London Knits | 2 comments

Happy Valentine’s Pigeon

A very mushy loved up Valentine’s Day from Cooey the Pigeon and her new friends, the Flutters. Awwwwwwww.

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Free Chrismouse Pattern: Toerag the Tube Mouse from Stitch London

Posted by on 24 Dec, 2011 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Behind the Handmade, Book Stuff, Free patterns, Knitting, Knitting Patterns, London, Mice, My Knits, Stitch London | 2 comments

Free Chrismouse Pattern: Toerag the Tube Mouse from Stitch London

I’ve teamed up with the fantabulous folks at Craft to release one of the patterns from the shiny Stitch London book into the wild.

You’ll have to keep quiet or I’m not sure he’ll come out. Ready? Shhhh. Meet Toerag the Tube Mouse…

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Whodunnknit Goodies at Duckie Christmas Market

Posted by on 17 Dec, 2011 in Book Stuff, Events, London, Whodunnknit For Sale | 6 comments

Whodunnknit Goodies at Duckie Christmas Market

Fancy getting your paws on some exclusive Whodunnknit stuff? Want to wear your crafty love with pride? Feel the overwhelming need to adorn your walls with fabulous prints of Knit the City’s woolly adventures in sneaky stitching?

For six days Whodunnknit’s shop will live! LIVE I TELL YOU! MWA HA HA HAAAAAAA!

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Plarchie the Knitted Squid to Party with China Miéville

Posted by on 7 Dec, 2011 in Events, Knit the City, Knitting, London, Plarchie the Giant Squid, Random Knits, Squid | 1 comment

Plarchie the Knitted Squid to Party with China Miéville

It was only a matter of time before it happened: China Miéville, world famous fantasy fiction writer with a soft spot for giant squid, and Plarchie, the most infamous crafty Kraken ever knitted, in the same place at the same time. What manner of madness will be unleashed when these two steampunk giants collide?

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Knits on Titchmarsh (or Plarchie meets Daytime TV)

Posted by on 24 Oct, 2011 in Book Stuff, Knitting, Plarchie the Giant Squid, Squid, Stitch London | 11 comments

Knits on Titchmarsh (or Plarchie meets Daytime TV)

The Alan Titchmarsh Show on October 6th was all about knitting. Hence calling on the so-called ‘Banksies of knitting’ (according to Alan’s pre-amble) myself and the good Perri Lewis. And they didn’t just want us.

Oh no, they wanted the knits too…

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Launching the Stitch London book

Posted by on 23 Oct, 2011 in Book Stuff, Cooey the Pigeon, Plarchie the Giant Squid, Stitch London, Video | 4 comments

Launching the Stitch London book

Woo hoo! My first proper book by me, rather than by Deadly Knitshade (that Deadly Knitshade always gets the kudos). I buried myself in yarn and words at the end of last year to conjure up my very first knitting pattern book, Stitch London. You can read all about how it came about here, but now it’s time to celebrate. Stitch London the book fluttered into bookshops across the UK, US and Canada last month and my publishers, David and Charles, thought it was about time we celebrated after...

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