Knitting

Knitting the Blues

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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 […]

That’s the way I feel!

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That’s the way I feel! is a therapeutic knitting artwork. Everyday I would spin and knit according to my mood.

Not Guilty #FreeHelen

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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 […]

Knitted Solidari-tea

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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 […]

Panel 13 – Hastings 950 Tapestry

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This is my panel for the Hastings 950 Tapestry. The panel is 8″ x 6″ (15 cm x 20 cm) in size. 950 individual panels made by people of Hastings will be sewn together to make one large collage. The completed tapestry will be inaugurated during Hastings Week on Sunday 16 October, in St Clement’s Church. This event is part […]

What about me?

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What About me?

Knitted portraits of Krept & Konan – work in progress

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This is a section of the chart I'm working on for Krept's knitted portrait.

A knitted message for Helen Titchener of the Archers

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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.

Machine Knitting Memories

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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 […]