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Free pattern: Bonkers Beanies for St Mungo’s Woolly Hat Day

Posted by on 26 Sep, 2012 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Blog, Charity knits, Free patterns, Knitting, Knitting Patterns, My Knits, Random Knits | 0 comments

Free pattern: Bonkers Beanies for St Mungo’s Woolly Hat Day

This autumn I’ve teamed up with the folks at St Mungo’s, a charity ‘opening doors for the homeless’, to champion their Woolly Hat Day and rally the knitting masses to use your purly powers to make a difference in the lives of people who need your help to find a home.

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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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Whodunnknit event: Meet the BT ArtBox Monster Maker

Posted by on 7 Jul, 2012 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, Blog, BT ArtBox, Charity knits, Events, Knitting, London, My Graffiti Knitting, My Knits | 4 comments

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

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BT Artbox: Dial M for Monster is released into London

Posted by on 16 Jun, 2012 in BT ArtBox, Charity knits, Knitting, My Graffiti Knitting, Solo Graffiti, Whodunnknit For Sale | 6 comments

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.

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Handmade Little My needs a home

Posted by on 19 Mar, 2012 in Blog, Book Stuff, Charity knits, Competitions, Knit the City, Knitting, London, My Knits, Random Knits, Whodunnknit For Sale | 1 comment

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.

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