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Stitch London Olympics: the pigeon Olympic games

Posted by on 30 Jul, 2012 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Blog, Book Stuff, Cooey the Pigeon, London, My Knits, Stitch London, Stitch London Olympics | 4 comments

Stitch London Olympics: the pigeon Olympic games

It’s been a long and nervous wait but the Stitch London 2012 Olympics are finally here! Let’s the Purly Pigeon Olympic Games begin!

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Meet the Knits: London Steampunk meets Stitch London

Posted by on 7 Apr, 2012 in Book Stuff, Events, Fantabulous Crafty People, Knit the City, Knitting, London, My Knits, Plarchie the Giant Squid, Stitch London, Stitch London Knits | 2 comments

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.

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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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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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