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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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Learn graffiti knitting at Yarnstorm Bootcamp

Posted by on 16 Feb, 2012 in Events, Fantabulous Crafty People, Other People's Street Art, Tutorials and How Tos | 0 comments

Learn graffiti knitting at Yarnstorm Bootcamp

The UK’s first ever graffiti Yarnstorm Bootcamp is announced! Yay! Spend the weekend learning the art of the sneaky stitch with me, The Fastener and Plarchie the Squid.

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Graffiti yarnstorm: Weekend of the Woolly Wildflowers

Posted by on 5 Feb, 2012 in Beasts, Birds and Creatures, France, Knitting, My Graffiti Knitting, My Knits, Other People's Street Art, Solo Graffiti, Travel, Woolly Wildflowers | 11 comments

Graffiti yarnstorm: Weekend of the Woolly Wildflowers

Zuts alors! What do you get if you mix one yarnstorming graffiti knitter, one pile of insanely coloured yarn and the biggest comics festival in Europe? You get the Weekend of the Woolly Wildflowers!

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Stitched Street Art Salute at Tate Britain

Posted by on 14 Sep, 2011 in London, My Graffiti Knitting, My Knits, Other People's Street Art, Space Invaders, With Knit the City | 0 comments

Stitched Street Art Salute at Tate Britain

Then Tate Britain invited me to graffiti knit at their Tate Late event. What better way to honour my street art heroes than to shove them stitchwise into one of London’s most well-respected art museums? And so my Stitched Street Art Salute was cast on.

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Augsburg: Beer for breakfast and other people’s art

Posted by on 24 Jul, 2011 in defined by _____, Germany, Museums, Other People's Street Art, Travel | 4 comments

Augsburg: Beer for breakfast and other people’s art

I started my sixth day in Augsburg with beer for breakfast. Happily I wasn’t partaking in morning drinking alone as a way of surviving fish-tank living. This was our introduction to a traditional Bavarian breakfast. Since I’d spent half the night up knitting pigs I was up for some revenge on pigkind. So booze and sausages in the morning sounded like a plan. Bring on the Weißwurst! The elements of the Bavarian breakfast are simple. Everything is white, apart from the sweet mustard...

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White Paper Two: Cross Stitch City

Posted by on 10 Jul, 2011 in defined by _____, Germany, Other People's Street Art, Travel | 3 comments

White Paper Two: Cross Stitch City

Sew. I don’t really sew. The art of brandishing such a tiny needle makes my neck ache just thinking about it. But there is something about a city like Augsburg that beckons different sides of you from the dark places you shoved them and lets them out into the sunshine. In fact I hadn’t been out in the sunshine for a very long time and with a strange city sitting up and begging to be explored, it was about time that changed. There was White Wall to be filled in the town square: So...

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