On Saturday, Knitta hosted an Etsy pop-up store at West Elm in Houston where we met up with some of our favorite Houston-based vendors and found some new favorites as well. Peruse these snapshots of the good times had (especially with the presence of the Eatsie Boys trailer!!), then click around our fellow vendor’s Etsy shops: Baffin Bags — bags, wallets + storage Beyond Her — printed textiles + more Black Kettle Soap Company — soap + skin care Edie’s […]
Part three of “meet our volunteers,” a series highlighting the Austin community crafters who are making A Knitted Wonderland happen. ____________________________ This semester, Magda has been an adjunct teacher at The Griffin School, a private Austin-area high school. Every Wednesday, she meets with a class of teenagers to teach the art and craft of knitting and hang out with some cool kids along the way. The group of 13 students is contributing to a total of 4 trees for the Blanton […]
Part two of “meet our volunteers,” a series highlighting the Austin community crafters who are making A Knitted Wonderland happen. ____________________________ Meet Clara Bogard (right), a 5th grader, Amelia Long (left), in 6th grade, and tree cozy #48 made of Fibonacci sequenced stripes. The girls are students at the Girls’ School of Austin and members of the Knitty Gritties, an after-school knitting club. As the two most advanced knitters of the group, they were given the chance to design and create […]
Luckily, we had a crew of men transfer the P to the beach on a truck, under a tarp. We finished the installation just as MGMT was doing their soundcheck, so we had our own private concert before the madness of 40,000 people flocked to the beach later that day.
Yes yes…I am supposed to stay quiet ( Me? HAHA!!!) about this until the end of October when the Insight campaign begins. I think I can handle this. It can’t be that hard to resist telling THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD about my totally rad project in Bali!!! In the meantime I’ll fill you in on how I spent my time when I wasn’t on a milk carton that was on a milk carton that was on 2 narrow planks of […]
This adorable scooter and side car is one of the projects I’ll be working on this week – my next vehicle attack. And this is Putu. He clearly loves his set of wheels. Check out his hand made adornments. Putu made the eagle himself! I’ll have to spiff up the chief’s head dress a bit. Who needs a gun when you have an ax mounted to the side of your bike???? And it is freaking sharp! THIS IS GOING TO BE […]
Dokument Press, out of Sweden, just released this book by Benke Carlsson and Hop Louie. It covers a huge array of street artists: Urban tape sculpturist Mark Jenkins, NYC’s Swoon, the UK artist Slinkachu who graffitis snails’ shells, Brazilian stencilist Alexandre Orion, our very own Knitta Please and more.
Recently, Knitta virtually met a knitting duo based in Finland. They call themselves Norsuneiti and Knittapotkyloita. They knit brilliant pieces and have placed them in Scandinavia as well as Czech Republic, Austria, and elsewhere around Europe.
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