The uber-business woman admits to the Daily Mail that she loves it. Fair – it’s an amazing de-stressor – but, still. She’s got FIVE kids and a MEGA job. I write about this kind of thing, and still rarely get the time to make.
I’m glad she does though.
Some EXCELLENT cliches here.
• ‘As the guerilla art scene goes, it’s more WI than Banksy.’
• ‘Some might say this is vandalism at its woolliest.’
• ‘The craze is becoming so popular it has a fan page on Facebook.’ (Because simply having a fan page on Facebook is the absolute marker of popularity these days, isn’t it?)
‘The art of knitting: masterpieces reimagined’, on guardian.co.uk, posted on March 30 2011.
‘You’ve seen The Scream… how about The SEAM? Edvard Munch masterpiece among paintings recreated by ladies’ knitting group,’ on dailymail.co.uk, posted on April 6 2011.
I don’t always get things first (see knitted Royal Wedding, scooped by the Mail, and the knitted dog book, first published in The Telegraph’s Stella), so it’s nice to do things first every now and again.
Honestly, these characters scare me a little.
But kudos to Fiona Goble for getting a knitting book on the royal wedding turned around between the announcement of the engagement and now. May I not judge, for I could never achieve such a feat.
(via the Daily Mail)
“Knitters will be gathering at Coventry Cathedral next month in a bid to set a new world record – and raise cash for Comic Relief.” Via the Coventry Telegraph.
“Now one school is bringing knitting back to the classroom – and it has had a revolutionary effect.” Via the Daily Mail.
The Daily Mail says something good about craft, and this Fair Isle business.
But had a comment from Angela Wiseman from Fair Isle on my blog yesterday. Take a look. She commented on the Mail piece, disagreeing with some of the quotes. Take a look there, too (she’s the top comment).