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Knit A Bike for Le Tour Yorkshire - 2014

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Hippystitch: July 2013 Beautiful Butterflies, Beautiful Birds, Flower Garlands, Fruit And Veg, Flower Basket, Blue Bird, Yorkshire, Picnic Blanket, Bike

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Pterodactyls not yet extinct! Bee, ladybird & bluebird Bowl of fruit & vases of flowers Well - most of the yarnbombing treasure has been sorted and transported to Oxfam in Goodramgate. We have already sold some items and raised over £100 to get things started. We hope the remaining treasure will bring Oxfam some much needed income to go towards funding their important & fantastic work! It has the potential to bring in over £1000 for Oxfam but only if you go along and buy it. Even if you just…

Hippystitch: Going, going , gone - the Knit a Bike Installation comes down! France Jersey, Mini Tour, Yorkshire, Bike, Knitting, Bicycle, Tricot, Breien, Bicycles

Going, going , gone - the Knit a Bike Installation comes down!

Today we took the Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation down. It was the most gorgeous day in Rowntree Park, York - rather like the day we put the installation up! We've really enjoyed the excitement of ... and all those mini Tour de France jerseys ... There were some fantastic shadows today ... but it was ... going ... going ... gone! Thanks to everyone who let us go ahead with our mad idea, to those who took part and helped us realise it and to the Friends of Rowntree Park who sponsored it…

Hippystitch: Going, going , gone - the Knit a Bike Installation comes down! France Jersey, Mini Tour, Yorkshire, Bike, Knitting, Bicycle, Tricot, Breien, Bicycles

Going, going , gone - the Knit a Bike Installation comes down!

Today we took the Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation down. It was the most gorgeous day in Rowntree Park, York - rather like the day we put the installation up! We've really enjoyed the excitement of ... and all those mini Tour de France jerseys ... There were some fantastic shadows today ... but it was ... going ... going ... gone! Thanks to everyone who let us go ahead with our mad idea, to those who took part and helped us realise it and to the Friends of Rowntree Park who sponsored it…

Hippystitch: Going, going , gone - the Knit a Bike Installation comes down! France Jersey, Mini Tour, Yorkshire, Bike, Knitting, Bicycle, Tricot, Breien, Bicycles

Going, going , gone - the Knit a Bike Installation comes down!

Today we took the Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation down. It was the most gorgeous day in Rowntree Park, York - rather like the day we put the installation up! We've really enjoyed the excitement of ... and all those mini Tour de France jerseys ... There were some fantastic shadows today ... but it was ... going ... going ... gone! Thanks to everyone who let us go ahead with our mad idea, to those who took part and helped us realise it and to the Friends of Rowntree Park who sponsored it…

Hippystitch: Going, going , gone - the Knit a Bike Installation comes down! France Jersey, Mini Tour, Yorkshire, Tours, Bike, Park, Knitting, Summer, Travel

Going, going , gone - the Knit a Bike Installation comes down!

Today we took the Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation down. It was the most gorgeous day in Rowntree Park, York - rather like the day we put the installation up! We've really enjoyed the excitement of ... and all those mini Tour de France jerseys ... There were some fantastic shadows today ... but it was ... going ... going ... gone! Thanks to everyone who let us go ahead with our mad idea, to those who took part and helped us realise it and to the Friends of Rowntree Park who sponsored it…

Hippystitch: July 2014 White Jersey, Shades Of Yellow, Yorkshire, Reusable Tote Bags, Bike, Knitting, Bicycle, Tricot, Breien

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The Knit a Bike Installation, celebrating Le Tour Yorkshire, is gone but the jerseys have been washed ... the labels have been printed... and the mini jerseys have been put back on their black knitted cord ... so they are now ready for sale in aid of Mare Curie Cancer Care, the official charity of the Tour de France Grand Départ. They are for available for £10 per set plus £3.50 postage and packing (UK only). All proceeds (excluding postage & packing) will be forwarded to Marie Curie Cancer…

Hippystitch: July 2014 White Jersey, Shades Of Yellow, Yorkshire, Charity, Bike, Knitting, Bicycle, Tricot, Breien

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The Knit a Bike Installation, celebrating Le Tour Yorkshire, is gone but the jerseys have been washed ... the labels have been printed... and the mini jerseys have been put back on their black knitted cord ... so they are now ready for sale in aid of Mare Curie Cancer Care, the official charity of the Tour de France Grand Départ. They are for available for £10 per set plus £3.50 postage and packing (UK only). All proceeds (excluding postage & packing) will be forwarded to Marie Curie Cancer…

Hippystitch: Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation for Le Tour Yorkshire - Rowntree Park, York Mini Bunting, Finger Knitting, Design Crafts, Yorkshire, Sunny Days, Tours, Bike, Park, Bicycle

Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation for Le Tour Yorkshire - Rowntree Park, York

Friday 6 June 2014 was the day that we put up the Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation in Rowntree Park, York in celebration of the Tour de France Grand Depart which leaves York on 6 July 2014. It was a beautiful sunny day - thank goodness! First of all we had to lay out our equipment & plans ... wheels and whatnot ladder & plans Then up went the mini bunting ... mini bunting on display followed by the big jerseys ... Deborah & Helen hard at work Meanwhile I got to work on the bike ... bike…

Hippystitch: Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation for Le Tour Yorkshire - Rowntree Park, York Mini Bunting, Finger Knitting, Design Crafts, Yorkshire, Tours, Bike, Park, Projects, Bicycle

Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation for Le Tour Yorkshire - Rowntree Park, York

Friday 6 June 2014 was the day that we put up the Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation in Rowntree Park, York in celebration of the Tour de France Grand Depart which leaves York on 6 July 2014. It was a beautiful sunny day - thank goodness! First of all we had to lay out our equipment & plans ... wheels and whatnot ladder & plans Then up went the mini bunting ... mini bunting on display followed by the big jerseys ... Deborah & Helen hard at work Meanwhile I got to work on the bike ... bike…

Hippystitch: Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation for Le Tour Yorkshire - Rowntree Park, York Mini Bunting, Finger Knitting, Yarn Bombing, Design Crafts, Yorkshire, Sunny Days, Tours, Bike, Crafty

Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation for Le Tour Yorkshire - Rowntree Park, York

Friday 6 June 2014 was the day that we put up the Knit a Bike Yarnstormed Installation in Rowntree Park, York in celebration of the Tour de France Grand Depart which leaves York on 6 July 2014. It was a beautiful sunny day - thank goodness! First of all we had to lay out our equipment & plans ... wheels and whatnot ladder & plans Then up went the mini bunting ... mini bunting on display followed by the big jerseys ... Deborah & Helen hard at work Meanwhile I got to work on the bike ... bike…

Fairfax Court Yarnbombers with all their mini yellow jerseys - Dot, Edna, Doris, Doreen & Pauline You may remember the productiv. Strikes Again, Dory, Yorkshire, Bike, Bicycle, Bicycles, Yorkshire Terrier Puppies

Fairfax Court Yarnbombers Strike Again!

Fairfax Court Yarnbombers with all their mini yellow jerseys - Dot, Edna, Doris, Doreen & Pauline You may remember the productivity of the Fairfax Court Yarnbombers from our Yarnbombing Event in Rowntree Park last year. Well - they've come up trumps again! Jose Jose, from the Fairfax Court Knit & Natter Group, was in touch to see what was going on this year. So, I went along at the end of April. We talked about the Yorkshire Festival 2014, and York: Be part of it. Both are celebrating the…

Hippystitch: June 2014 Finger Knitting, Arm Knitting, Knitted Bunting, Bicycle Cafe, Mini Tour, Bike Shed, Red Felt, Sugar And Spice, Wool Blanket

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The Knit a Bike Installation in Rowntree Park Sugar & spice and all things nice - no, nothing like that - well, maybe the all things nice bit! The other day, I was writing a letter detailing what went into the Knit a Bike Installation & afterwards, I thought other people might like to know too. So here goes: The mini jersey bunting: 79 mini tour jerseys 37 metres of knitted bunting cord The big jerseys: 4 large tour jerseys made from 4 wool blankets cut up into yarn 20 red felt polka dots…

Hippystitch: June 2014 Finger Knitting, Arm Knitting, Knitted Bunting, Bicycle Cafe, Mini Tour, Bike Shed, Red Felt, Wool Blanket, Homemaking

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The Knit a Bike Installation in Rowntree Park Sugar & spice and all things nice - no, nothing like that - well, maybe the all things nice bit! The other day, I was writing a letter detailing what went into the Knit a Bike Installation & afterwards, I thought other people might like to know too. So here goes: The mini jersey bunting: 79 mini tour jerseys 37 metres of knitted bunting cord The big jerseys: 4 large tour jerseys made from 4 wool blankets cut up into yarn 20 red felt polka dots…

I designed & made the Knit a Bike Installation with lots of help from Deborah New (textile artist & teacher) and the local community Finger Knitting, Arm Knitting, Knitted Bunting, Bicycle Cafe, Mini Tour, Bike Shed, Red Felt, Textile Artists, Sugar And Spice

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The Knit a Bike Installation in Rowntree Park Sugar & spice and all things nice - no, nothing like that - well, maybe the all things nice bit! The other day, I was writing a letter detailing what went into the Knit a Bike Installation & afterwards, I thought other people might like to know too. So here goes: The mini jersey bunting: 79 mini tour jerseys 37 metres of knitted bunting cord The big jerseys: 4 large tour jerseys made from 4 wool blankets cut up into yarn 20 red felt polka dots…

Everyone involved in our workshop! On Thursday 22 May our workshop took over Rowntree Park Cafe . Finger Knitting, Arm Knitting, Big Knits, Design Crafts, Yorkshire, Workshop, Tours, Bike, Bicycle

Workshop #2 - Knit a Bike for Le Tour Yorkshire

Everyone involved in our workshop! On Thursday 22 May our workshop took over Rowntree Park Cafe. Everyone soon got going with one or other of the projects. Above you can see mini jerseys in the making and below - wheel, spokes and frame underway, not to mention a big jersey! Arm knitting, finger knitting & big knitting And pompoms were very popular this afternoon ... Pompom makers extraordinaire And more pompom makers Pompoms & spots Just needed to get those big jerseys done too ... The…

Everyone involved in our workshop! On Thursday 22 May our workshop took over Rowntree Park Cafe . Finger Knitting, Arm Knitting, Big Knits, Design Crafts, Yorkshire, Little Ones, Christmas Sweaters, Workshop, Tours

Workshop #2 - Knit a Bike for Le Tour Yorkshire

Everyone involved in our workshop! On Thursday 22 May our workshop took over Rowntree Park Cafe. Everyone soon got going with one or other of the projects. Above you can see mini jerseys in the making and below - wheel, spokes and frame underway, not to mention a big jersey! Arm knitting, finger knitting & big knitting And pompoms were very popular this afternoon ... Pompom makers extraordinaire And more pompom makers Pompoms & spots Just needed to get those big jerseys done too ... The…