“One of his greatest hits was Crosstown Traffic, but perhaps the Jimi Hendrix’s track should be renamed ‘Cross-stitch Traffic’ after what happened to the guitar maestro’s statue at Dimbola, Freshwater,” says the Isle of Wight County Press.
Category Archives: Guerrilla knitting
Just one of the awesome knitting projects in Lauren O’Farrell’s new book, Stitch New York.
Until I watched it again, I TOTALLY forgot how cold I was doing it.
‘They came bearing knitting needles – and left the bull and bear statues outside the Frankfurt stock exchange with a bright and woolie new look.’ More at Metro.co.uk
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?)
That’s a nice story, right? Thanks to BBC Stoke and Staffordshire for that one.
Despite being huge over the last decade, knitting is having a bit of a resurgence this year in particular. Here’s why I think it’s happening, in a piece I wrote for the Guardian last week.