The Knitting & Stitching Show 2015: And finally…

Suzie Blackman
Wednesday, 14 October 2015


The Gallery area of Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace showcases the creative and experimental work of many designers and textile artists, but there was one that was clearly fishing for attention and blew all of the others out of the water…

'Kate's Plaice, The Stitchmongers' by Kate Jenkins

‘Kate’s Plaice, The Stitchmongers’ by Kate Jenkins

Kate’s Plaice, The Stitchmongers was masterminded by textile artist Kate Jenkins. Working with yarn and sequins, Kate presented a banquet if glittering knitted and crocheted sea creatures on which to feast the eyes.

'Kate's Plaice, The Stitchmongers' by Kate Jenkins

Customers can buy an array of fish, prawns, cockles and mussels off the counter and have them mounted and signed as original art pieces.

'Kate's Plaice, The Stitchmongers' by Kate Jenkins

‘Kate’s Plaice, The Stitchmongers’ by Kate Jenkins

And Kate’s epic endeavour brings our adventures at Ally Pally to a close!

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Suzie Blackman

The dyer, designer, photographer, creative technologist and maker-of-things behind It's a Stitch Up. She lives in East London in a home filled with colour, fluff and house plants.

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