Hastings Old Town

Knitting Ain’t Wack

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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 […]

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 […]

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.

Jacquard in the Green

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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 […]