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MonkeyCon 2014

MonkeyCon 2014

It has been a busy month! I’ve been churning out new patterns and coming up with new designs faster that I can knit. And that’s pretty fast. I also had the chance to try out a drop spindle and a knitting machine – but more on that later… What’s really been occupying my time this month […]

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Halloween Muppetry!

Halloween Muppetry!

It’s been a crazy year since last October! As many of you know, Hurricane Sandy put a damper on last year’s Halloween Parade plans, and for the first time in its history, the NYC Greenwich Village Halloween Parade was cancelled. As a result, these guys (and their friends) had to spend a year in a […]

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Bust Magazine Craftacular Craft Fair

Bust Magazine Craftacular Craft Fair

It’s Holiday Season!!! This year I’ll be participating in the Bust Magazine Craftacular & Food Fair – a craft fair in SoHo, NYC… come along and say ‘hi!’ It’s a great venue for holiday shopping with loads of stalls and food and drink! It’ll be a fantastic way to support small and local businesses in […]

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Life in the Muppet Factory

Life in the Muppet Factory

It’s that time of year again – the leaves are changing, the birds are migrating south, and my entire living room has been converted into a rather cramped workshop. Once again I find myself in a mad rush to complete costumes for the NYC Greenwich Village Halloween Parade..… only this year it’s really mad as […]

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Bringing Knitting to the Streets. Literally.

Bringing Knitting to the Streets. Literally.

This blog post has been a long time in the making. Last November I was commissioned to make a replica of the 1971 Chris Burden ski mask. Chris Burden was an American Performance artist who did a load of crazy stuff like nailing himself to a VW beetle and shooting himself, all in the name […]

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Marvin the 12 foot cuddly bear

Marvin the 12 foot cuddly bear

I know, I know – it’s been a long time, and I’ve been missing in action. It’s been a busy year so far: Extreme Knitting in South East Asia, producing sock monkey hats by the bucket load (available this fall!), filling large orders of ski masks (more on that one later) in addition to working […]

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