Hastings

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2 Faced Jumper – txt Exhibition, Claremont Studios 2013

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The 2 Faced Jumper was shown at the txt exhibition held at the Claremont Studios, Hastings in 2013.

The exhibition: txt – what is the subtext when an artist includes text in their work? What relevance does the medium have to the reading of the words & what additional layers of meaning does it add to […]