Category Archives: spinning yarns

Bad tags

One bit of urban crochet I don’t like is making the tags to go on it. Partly that I feel it makes the work less attractive, partly it takes away from giving something freely without wanting (attention for) something in … Continue reading

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Flowers for Eostre

Y from the Spinning Yarns crew had the idea to make some spring flowers and decorate a tree outside the Laing Art Gallery. Today was the day it launched! We’d had a nice drink and cake in the cafe on … Continue reading

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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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Quick and simple #3: please help yourself

Hello! Happy International Yarn Bombing Day 🙂 So this is the last of the three little pieces I wanted to put up before IYBD. It was a plain piece of double crochet, using two thicknesses of bright pink wool (till … Continue reading

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Quick and dirty #2

I really wanted to knitbomb the grand walkway up to Leazes Park (from Barrack Road), and it had been too busy when we arrived for the Green Festival. So I’d knocked up this little cutey to place on the way … Continue reading

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Quick & simple

… or as my boss would say ‘Quick and dirty’. Since I’ve been working on my large art piece for the WWA – and since I’ve had a massive overload at work – the tags I’ve been making to put … 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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