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The London Knit Crawl: The Tate Modern

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on June 17, 2007

Outside the sun was blasting down, but inside the Tate Modern it was cool and shady. A bit of a relief from the midday sun.

We settled at the top of the slope in the humongous Turbine Hall. Every time I looked up from my stitching a new knitter had arrived, from our youngest ever 14-year-old stitcher (and her lovely mum and their friend) to our first male knitter of the day to crocheters and people balling up fabulous colourful yarn.

The public were very curious and slightly bemused and somewhat amazed. Were we art? Or were we just having a stitch in public? We liked to think we were a bit of both.

By the time the hour was up we had more than doubled in knitty numbers. Leaving the cool shadows of the hall we made our way back onto the South Bank for venue three…


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