Kooky little knits, words and pix

Coming events

Oooo, look! It’s that Deadly Knitshade from off the internets!

I’m likely to appear all over the place. So I made it easier to stalk me.

If you get too close though my winged knitting machete monkeys will have you.

  • Event: Nine World's Geekfest on the 8 August, 2014:

     I'm stupidly excited to be returning to Nine Worlds Geekfest this year, not once but twice.

    Nine WorldsMONSTERCLASS: Street Art
    I ramble on about all kinds of crazy unconventional street art and hope to inspire folks to do their own.

    (All the Books track with the lovely folks at Pornokitsch)

    Saturday 9th August
    11.45am - 1.00pm
    Room: 30

    Political Needlepoints: how the craft resurgence has influenced social politics

    (Geek Feminism track)

    Saturday 9th August
    3.15-4.30
    Room: Connaught A

    Grab your tickets here

  • Event: Midsummer Knit's Dream at the Royal Academy on the 21 June, 2014:

    midsummer_knitsThe lovely folks at the Royal Academy have invited me to yarnstorm their elegant arty foyer for their Midsummer Night's Fete.

    There's a whole lot of other marvellous stuff you can join in with on the night too from Art Macabre's 'Death Drawing' to a silent disco and a Letterpress workshop from Mr Smith.

    Snap up tickets here

  • Event: Yarnstorm Bootcamp - Isle of Wight on the 19 October, 2012:

    KNIT THE CITY’S YARNSTORM BOOT CAMP

    GRAFFITI KNITTING NEEDS YOU!

    For the first time ever you can join two of Knit the City’s most hardcore handmade heroes, dastardly Deadly Knitshade and fibre-flinging The Fastener for a weekend of woolly mischief on the wonderful Isle of Wight.

    You’ll arrive a humble handmaker, you’ll go home a certified Graffiti Yarnstormer or die trying (or was that tie-dying?).

    Plarchie in Berlin - Plarchie, Statue 3 and mini Susanne

    Places are open to both knitters and crocheters who already know how to stitch but wish to learn the way of the yarnstorm.

    The Yarnstorm Bootcamp will take place from October 19 to 21 2012 and there's a ton of lovely stuff included. 

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    For full details head over to the Knit the City - Yarnstorm Bootcamp website

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