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22 Apr 2009

Profile: The Knitted Art of Freddie Robins

She knits murderer’s houses, and cosies for trees; sweaters with grossly elongated necks, and full body suits pierced with knitting needles; gloves that are joined together at the wrist, and others that are, literally, all thumbs. The imaginative, and startlingly original knitting of British artist, Freddie Robins, can be seen in contemporary art galleries, and…

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12 Mar 2009

Profile: Mary Rose Lourtet

L’atelier Muse – The Knitted Life of Marie Rose Lourtet She knits houses from string, and miniature masks; magnificent maps and impossible-to-wear dresses. Just twenty-five miles north west of Paris, not far from the legendary house and famous water lilies of French Impressionist, Claude Monet, Marie Rose Lourtet simply and seamlessly knits her life. From…

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07 Jan 2009

Geek Chic

Science and Mathematics Knit Up Beautifully. A feature length article originally published in Interweave Knits Fall 2003, now with links to people, places and patterns.

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05 Nov 2008

Silver Screen Stitching

A knitwear designer specializing in costume design for television, film and the theater, Gina Pinnock has knit stockings for Holly Hunter, an Aran wedding dress for Heather Graham, and a pair of silk long johns for Harvey Keitel.

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