Knitting

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.

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 […]

Blue Line – Art in Romney MARSH AIRM 2014

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 Size: Approx. : width 48” – Height 48”

Location: St Thomas à Becket church, Fairfield.

For Art in Romney Marsh 204, I created an  additional knitted window for St Thomas à Becket church based on ‘Change’ bell ringing patterns that reflect the church’s waterlogged past.

Change ringing is the art of ringing a set of bells in a series of mathematical patterns […]

Soli Deo Gloria (Glory to God alone) Art in Romney Marsh 2013

Size Aprox: Width 33″ – Height 50″

The stained glass windows in All Saints Church, Lydd, designed by Leonard Walker were the inspiration for my artwork. In the central panel are the words ‘To the Glory of God’. In fact these words appear in many different settings in this church.

The abbreviation ‘OMG’ (oh my God) and […]

Kaffe Fassett knitted portrait

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Size 20″ x 32″

This is my knitted tribute to knitwear designer Kaffe Fassett, to mark his 50th year of being residence in the UK, and his massive contribution to the art of knitting.

In my opinion he brought a ‘purple patch’ (period of excellent performance – (ornate or elaborate section of  work) to the art of knitting. This […]