The aim of this music video is to promote the therapeutic benefits of knitting for mental wellbeing and to break the stigma of talking about mental health. It charts character Lady Yarnarella’s experience of knitting a ‘Tension Bird’. With cameo appearances from knitwear designers, Laduma Ngxokolo, Kaffe Fassett, Brandon Mably and Jeanette Sloan, this film […]
This is a knitted banner I created to make my views clear on what I thought should be the verdict of the jury in the trial of Helen Titchener, on BBC Radio 4’s drama The Archers. I added the element of performance by holding the banner outside Hastings court on the day before the verdict […]
Knitting Ain’t Wack was created for the summer ‘Identity’ project set by The Royal College of Art where I am currently studying for a Master’s degree in Textiles (KNIT). This project had to be completed before starting the course. I took the opportunity to do something different than I would normally do.
This was the brief:
‘IDENTITY’: Focus […]
Size approx 72 cm x 56 cm
This is my knitted response to BBC Radio 4’s The Archers programme solidari-tea with Helen campaign. My artwork is to encourage people to stand with Helen, and other sufferers of domestic abuse.
On September 4th 2016, Helen Titchener nee Archer went on trial for stabbing her partner, Rob Titchener. Over […]
This is a section of the chart I'm working on for Krept's knitted portrait.
This knitted artwork is to raise awareness of domestic violence. Currently BBC Radio 4’s programme ‘The Archers’ storyline about the relationship between Helen and Rob Titchener explores this issue. The artwork is sited by the memorial to Penny Beale who was brutally murdered on 25th November 2001 in Hastings by her partner.
In 2014 I took part in a reminiscence project called ‘Knit Your Memories Together’ run by The Craftimation Factory
Machine knitting is a craft in it’s own right, and was hugely popular from the 1950’s – 1980’, with people knitting in their homes, creating school jumpers, baby clothes and much more.
As with hand knitting it saw […]
For Jack in the Green 2015 in Hastings Old Town, I created and display my knitted Green Man. I called this artwork Jacquard in the green as the method of knitting is double jacquard, and is knitted in four shades of green.
The Green Man would appear to be a pagan symbol, however there is a tradition […]