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Wool against weapons

Hello! I finally finished my one-metre knitted piece for Wool Against Weapons, the protest against renewing the Trident nuclear weapon. I can’t be at the protest, as I’m recovering from an operation, but I was able to darn the ends … Continue reading

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Cat blanket for Battersea

Everyone’s heard of Battersea Dogs’ Home, but did you know they have cats as well? Well lots of us knitters also love cats (why? when they’re so mutually destructive 🙂 ) so I decided to knit up a blanket for … Continue reading

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Making farewells

‘Farewell’ in both senses: saying goodbye, and wishing the best for others… and in this case the wish to do one is only propelled by the wish to do the other. I should explain: these projects were some of the … Continue reading

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Small projects, but beautifully formed

Hello! Just to update you on a few of the projects I’ve completed in the last months (and to inspire myself, as I’d almost forgotten some of them). My sister told me that for Xmas our mum could use a … Continue reading

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Colour blast group art

There has been a call for squares out from Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, who are going to cover a small Craft and Folk Art Museum with woolly joy. Something about ambiguities of scale, and no doubt the cosiness of craft and … Continue reading

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Kandinsky on!

Hello! Well the Kandinsky project is on! Have been amazed by the build-up of colour and the synaesthesic reactions it prompts in me as each round is added. … For instance here is square no. 4 in progress (the top … Continue reading

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Crochet THIS!

Great art, here we come! Not mine, but a tribute work: to the great master of colour, Wassily Kandinsky. I have long wanted to crotchet this, Kandinsky’s ‘Colour Study: Squares with Concentric Circles (1913)’, as it just looks, well, so … Continue reading

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