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London Tree Week: The Fluffy Forest Four

Posted by on 14 May, 2013 in Blog, Events, Knitting, London, Museums, My Graffiti Knitting, Solo Graffiti | 6 comments

London Tree Week: The Fluffy Forest Four

When the knitphone rang and the Greater London Authority asked me to show some trees a little woolly love for London Tree Week, part of the Mayor’s RE:LEAF initiative, how could I refuse?

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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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Going Guerrilla Gardening: the discovery of Amelia Bearheart

Posted by on 22 Aug, 2012 in Blog, Fantabulous Crafty People, Guerrilla Gardening, London, Other People's Street Art, Solo Graffiti | 0 comments

Going Guerrilla Gardening: the discovery of Amelia Bearheart

In the heart of London grows a lovely field of guerrilla gardening lavender. After wondering about the green and leafy guerrilla gardening world for so long it was high time I joined the guerrilla gardening crew and got my hands dirty.

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Monster ArtBox update: When Muncher met Plarchie

Posted by on 17 Jul, 2012 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Blog, BT ArtBox, Charity knits, Knitting, London, My Knits, Plarchie the Giant Squid, Solo Graffiti, Squid | 0 comments

Monster ArtBox update: When Muncher met Plarchie

Day 24 on the Trafalgar Square roundabout: a pirate tattoo, a meeting between two giant knitted brothers, and Plarchie the giant squid gets taunted by the world’s bravest child.

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Monster ArtBox update Day 21: Muncher gets a tattoo

Posted by on 7 Jul, 2012 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Blog, BT ArtBox, Charity knits, Knitting, London, My Graffiti Knitting, My Knits, Solo Graffiti | 0 comments

Monster ArtBox update Day 21: Muncher gets a tattoo

Muncher the Monster has been on the Trafalgar Square Roundabout for 23 days. He braves a milkshake spill, the hugs of the passing hordes, and gets an unexpected tattoo and requires a bit of stitched surgery.

All in a day’s work for London’s handmade monster.

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Monster ArtBox Update Day 3: Please look after this monster

Posted by on 18 Jun, 2012 in BT ArtBox, Knitting, London, My Graffiti Knitting, My Knits, Once in a Lifetime Stuff, Solo Graffiti | 3 comments

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?

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