• Lisa Spirling directs THE NINE O'CLOCK SLOT for Ice & Fire
  • Buy THURSDAY'S CHILDREN by Nicci French, out now in hardback
  • Matthew Rhys stars in THE AMERICANS AT 10.15PM ON ITV
  • Polly Sullivan designs THE NINE O'CLOCK SLOT for Ice & Fire
  • See Les Dennis starring in THE PERFECT MURDER, on tour
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for TWO INTO ONE at the Menier
  • Read Robert Lautner's ROAD TO RECKONING out now in hardback and kindle
  • See Sue Kelvin as Madam Morrible in WICKED West End
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD (touring)
  • Read Joanna Trollope's BALANCING ACT, out now in harback and on kindle
  • James Cotterill designs HOBSON'S CHOICE at the Oldham Coliseum
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for A STEADY RAIN at the Ustinov Studio
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Tom Wainwright's THE ROOM IN THE ELEPHANT tours the UK
  • Rob Brydon presents THE GUESS LIST at 9.30pm on BBC1
  • Buy Felicity Cloake's mouth-watering PERFECT TOO, out now
  • Abbey Smith directs THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBMITH at Jermyn Street Theatre
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE ONLY WAY IS DOWNTON
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for JULIE MADLY DEEPLY
  • Anya Reiss' new adaptation of SPRING AWAKENING tours with Headlong
  • Read Louise Levene's THE FOLLOWING GIRLS, out now in hardback
  • Buy Julian Barnes' exquisite LEVELS OF LIFE, out now in paperback
  • See Deborah McAndrew's AN AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY LARK

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Lauren O'Farrell

Lauren O'Farrell


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Writer, traveller and giant squid wrestler, Lauren O'Farrell began her plans for world domination through a weaving of words and wool during a rather nasty three year battle with cancer.  She emerged from treatment victorious, slightly radioactive and unsettlingly ambitious.

In December 2005 she founded the UK's woolly Godzilla of a knitting group, Stitch London, which she still runs today, and gathered London's first graffiti yarnstorming collective Knit The City, in 2009.  Her personal knitting accomplishments include a corset for a week old piglet, a single sock knit at both the Taj Mahal and 3500-metres up the Himalayas, and 8-metre giant squid for London's Natural History Museum made from 160 plastic carrier bags.

She is also rumoured to be sneaky stitching graffiti knitter Deadly Knitshade, though she will neither confirm or deny this if you ask.

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Hoffman & Campe
Photographs of knitting in London.
David & Charles
20,000 words and captions and 200 colour and black & white illustrations.
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