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ATH + Jayfor

It’s been a while since my last post… so much going on, it has left little time for reflection and communication. Anyway, to make amends, here is the story of the making of a new stitch-hacking piece, told in pictures… 244 more words


The Knitted Engine, part 5

Here are some more images of the Knitted Engine in situ at BMW Plant Hams Hall. Thanks to BMW for organising the photos. This first one shows my favourite part, the crankshaft, with the con-rods and pistons shooting up towards the cylinders of the engine. 142 more words


The Knitted Engine, part 4

It’s finished and installed! Hurrah!

I spent 8 hours in the BMW Hams Hall foyer installing the engine on Friday, which gave me plenty of opportunity to chat to passing employees about the project. 169 more words


The Knitted Engine, part 3

I’ve realised over the past few weeks that it’s difficult to blog about all the exciting projects you’re doing when you’re so busy doing them, there’s barely time to eat, let alone type. 336 more words


The Knitted Engine, part 2

Here’s my latest diagram of the Knitted Engine. Hopefully I’ve got most of the bits in the right place, but I’ll find out next week when I talk to an engineer at the BMW plant! 68 more words


BMW Residency: the Knitted Engine

I’m just getting started on a very exciting project – a residency at BMW Plant Hams Hall in Coleshill as part of Lichfield Festival.

Local schoolchildren and staff from BMW Hams Hall  will be joining me to create ‘The Knitted Engine’, a collaborative piece exploring the hidden similarities between engineering and knitting. 169 more words