The things we love are under threat from climate change. On Valentines Day, I’m showing the love for our planet. Time to take action to tackle climate change. To get involved click here. Check out the hearts by the Porter … Continue reading →
It’s the time of year for Harvest Festivals and I wanted to create my own celebration of the fruits of the earth as well as think about the kind of fruits we might be growing ourselves. So this is inspired … Continue reading →
I’ve just got back from holiday, and I thought I should leave a graffiti tag behind. I was aiming at a couple of starfish and a sea anenome on the waves. I tagged the path along the dunes leading to … Continue reading →
I’ve been fascinated by the metal balls on the wall by Hunter’s Bar roundabout – obviously left over from when the railings were removed. I’ve been dying to cover them up! When I made these, I thought they looked like … Continue reading →
The Woolly Bikes are on display in Sheffield Cathedral until the end of July. There are 10 in all, I didn’t manage to capture them all here, so you’ll need to get down to the Cathedral to see more. Or … Continue reading →
This is my contribution to Sheffield’s preparations for the Grand Depart of the Tour de France. Graffiti often just consists of tagging, and knitted graffiti is no different. So I’ve left my tags on the bike rails at the Hunters Bar roundabout … Continue reading →
I’ve been quiet recently – I’d not appreciated how long it takes to prepare pieces along with everything else in life. I’ve been working on this:
It’s my contribution to a massively long Peace Scarf. On 9th August, this summer, after all the pieces have been sewn together, the scarf will be unrolled to run from the Women’s Peace Camp at Aldemaston to the Nuclear Weapons Establishment site at Burghfield in Berkshire. It will be a protest against nuclear weapons in the UK and the colossal amount of money spent on them.
I’m off to this workshop at Sheffield Cathedral on Tuesday morning. All part of the Yorkshire Festival in celebration of Le Grande Depart for the Tour de France. Looking forward to some urban knitting company!
Ian Forsyth’s photo of the Saltburn knitters’ work
The guerilla knitters in Saltburn have struck again, with an amazing set to celebrate the FIFA World Cup strung out along the pier. Click here to see some more amazing photos by Ian Forsyth. Who are these amazing people?