Category Archives: knitting

Unseasonal greetings

Dear all! I am having a new burst of knitbombing activity and enthusiasm, partly because it’s the first bit of spare time I’ve had this year, and partly because people are again showing an interest in my activities (maybe it’s … Continue reading

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Why ‘slipk2not’?

One of my friends, who is knitty but who I know through other aspects of our lives, wrote to me to say she’d read the blog and ‘got’ the name; I was pleased because I’d feared it was a bit … Continue reading

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Space invading

Well it was time to try out some knitting, so I thought I’d break my intarsia virginity. This piece was done a couple of weeks ago, and followed some planning: the boyf (who has asked to be referred to as … Continue reading

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Guerilla girls take it to the streets!

Today was an epic day, where the Spinning Yarns crew put their bench project out to celebrate (anti-)Fashion Week in Newcastle! Please go and admire/enjoy/loll upon the lovely carpet of knitting that covers the usually cold and austere marble benches … Continue reading

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Book report

Would you like some reading matter to encourage you and get those creative juices flowing? Here are my recommendations: first, Yarn Bombing by Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain. These authors canvassed online contributions from established guerilla knitters/crocheters and the resulting … Continue reading

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Trees need to keep warm too…

Cable-knit turquoise tree cosy on a tree that I am very fond of. Again, a scary get-up, because there were people coming and going late into the evening. It’s outside the back of the university Music Department and there were … Continue reading

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