Munya Chawawa knitted portrait

Munya Chawawa Knitted head

Size: 8cm x 12 cm Materials: Acrylic, Wool and Cotton For the second in my ‘Black Heads’ series ( Stormzy h.i.t.h. being the first) I have chosen Munya Chawawa. For those of you who haven’t heard of him Munya is a British Zimbabwean comedian. He makes comedy sketches and parody videos. He is a co-host … Read more

Harriet Tubman knitted $20 bill​

Knitted Harriet Tubman $20 Bill

2020, machine knitted acrylic Size: 60 x 164 cm Background to artwork: The starting point for this artwork was the alleged use of a counterfeit $20 bill by George Floyd which led to him losing his life. George’s murder was witnessed by millions of people on TV and social media. This led to a demonstration around … Read more

No Pink Bags

2019,  machine knitted, acrylic Size: 80 x  108 cm To keep me sane I decided to knit a pink bag with a message to East Sussex County Council. After weeks of no pink recycling bags and being told by a member of staff at the town hall to go and buy some in Sainsbury’s! Even … Read more

Knitting The Blues

2018, video I created this music video for my final project on my Masters in Knitted Textiles at the Royal College of Art in London. It 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 … Read more

Knitted toy theatre featuring Leontyne Price and Noah Stewart

Lorna Hamilton-Brown MBE with knitted toy theatre at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

2015, machine knitted, acrylic For the Royal Opera House‘s Deloitte Ignite Festival in September 2015, I was commissioned to create a knitted artwork. After visiting the Benjamin Pollock’s Toy shop in Covent Garden I was inspired to create a knitted toy theatre based on the paper toy theatres. The one I have knitted is based … Read more