Today's addition to the reknitting project gallery is my very first stitch-hacked piece, created back in 2009. This cardigan has particular personal significance, and was the first piece I made in this body of work. The original cardigan was found in my late great-aunt’s house, in a chest of drawers full of hand-knitted cardigans. We … Continue reading Who Made This?
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Stitch hack: St Michael – 12 – 40
Today's addition to the reknitting project gallery is one of my earliest stitch-hacked pieces. All of the information hacked into this cardigan was taken from the labels inside the garment. The text includes the St Michael logo (St Michael being the old 'own brand' of high street stalwart Marks & Spencer), its country of manufacture … Continue reading Stitch hack: St Michael – 12 – 40
Today's addition to the reknitting project gallery is a project created by Margaret, one of the participants in my PhD research project in 2012-13. My favourite cardigan was full of holes – especially the sleeves. So I hadn’t worn it for a long time, but I couldn’t throw it out – it had lots of … Continue reading Margaret’s cardigan
Sampler: stitch hack
In the coming days I'll be sharing various completed reknitting projects to provide inspiration and guidance for those considering having a go themselves. First up is a reknitting sampler that showcases five separate treatments. In this post I describe how I stitch hacked my initials into the fabric of the garment. I decided to stitch … Continue reading Sampler: stitch hack