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Posts Tagged ‘event’

The Stitched Selves on Film!

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on February 4, 2012

Remember back in 2010 when 255 of you made Stitched Selves and we showed them off at the Science Museum for one night only?

Since then they’ve been busy. They made an appearance at our Stitched Science event last summer and now they’re going to be on the big screen! Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

The lovely folks at the Craft Club (the Craft Council’s initiative to get more people passing on the love of craft) got in touch to ask if we had any inspiring handmade bits to star in their brand new crafty film. Of course we did! Your Stitched Selves were possibly the most inspiring project we have ever done.

So we piled all 255 of you into a taxi and off we went to Craft Council Towers. Most of you were well behaved. Most of you…

The Stitched Selves spent the afternoon with the folks at Crush Creative making movie magic. Here are a few sneak peeks…

A whole lotta Stitched Selves wait nervously for their moment

Ready for your close up?

Pile of posing purly people

So where can you see this fibre-filled film? Well you’re lucky enough to be invited to the premiere at Stratford East Picturehouse, East London.

The FREE event takes place on Saturday  25th Feb 2012 between 12.00-13.00. You can book free tickets here.

There’ll also be a whole load of knitting going on, including free finger-knitting lessons and starter knitting kits.

All ages are invited so join the Cinema Knit-along with Craft Club and come and see if your Stitched Self made it onto the silver screen!

If you can’t make it along the film will be online very soon! We’ll post up a link as soon as it is.

There are also more pictures over on our Facebook page.

(We can’t guarantee all the Stitched Selves will be featured in the film. After all there are 255 of you! But if yours didn’t make the final cut there’ll be more Stitched Self mayhem in future. So keep an eye on Stitch London to see what they get up to.)

Lights! Camera! Knitting!

See you there, Stitch Londoners.

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Knit Nation 2011 thunders into London once more

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on July 14, 2011

If you knit or spin chances are you’ll already be counting the hours until Knit Nation 2011 kicks off. If you have no idea what Knit Nation is then where on earth have you been?

Knit Nation is a “knitting and spinning extravaganza” taking place from July 15-17th at Imperial College London’s South Kensington Campus (with a special Marketplace Preview tomorrow from 5pm). There will be classes galore and there are still some places for workshops. Check out the list of teachers whose knowledge you can squish into your brain:

Cookie A
Lene Alve
Susan Crawford
Elise Duvekot
Carol Feller
Franklin Habit
Marjan Hammink
Anne Hanson
Susanna Hansson
Carol & Pete Leonard
Clara Parkes
Judith Mackenzie
Merike Saarniit
Julie Weisenberger

There marketplace has many of Stitch London’s fibre-flogging pals too: Anova Books, Artisan Yarns, Atomic Knitting, Blacker Designs & Yarns, Brownberry Yarns, Cocoknits, Debonnaire, Easyknits, GMC Publishing, Great British Yarns, Habu Textiles, Jeanette Sloan, John Arbon Textiles, Juno Fibre Arts, Knitting Magazine, Krafty Koala, Loop Knitting, NicsKnots, Nimu, Old Maiden Aunt, Purl Alpaca Designs, Renaissance Dyeing, Skein Queen, Sparkleduck, StitchMastery Knitting Software, Susan Crawford Vintage, Sweet Clement, Tall Yarns’n’Tales, Toft Alpaca Shop, The Bothered Owl, The Little Knitting Company, The Natural Dye Studio, The Yarn Yard, Tilly Flop Designs, Twisted Angle, Well Manor Farm, Woolly Wormhead, Yarn Box and Ysolda.

And if that isn’t enough there’s a Knit-Tea Salon, a film screening and a wild and woolly Charity Bingo Party on Saturday night to raise funds for Refuge.

Our friends at p/hop will be there too raising money for MSF with their fabulous patterns.

That’s a whole lot of woolly wonder in one place. Hurrah!

For more info and to book tickets check out the Knit Nation website

See you there, Stitch Londoners!

 

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Join us on the annual STITCH CRAWL 2011

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on May 23, 2011

STOMP! STOMP! STOMP! The Stitch London Stitch Crawl is stomping across London this summer for Worldwide Knit in Public Day (and International Yarnbombing Day) and you’re all invited.

11 June 2011 – 12pm to 6.30pm

GLOBAL: Knit a Floating Flutterguy with our FREE PATTERN and release him in your city
• LOCAL: Join the Stitch London Stitch Crawl 2011 in four of London’s lovely spaces and stitch in the great outdoors
LOCAL: Enter the Stitch Crawl Really Rather Marvellous Raffle to win fabulous prizes and raise money for Evelina Children’s Hospital London

Worldwide Knit in Public Day comes but once a year and this year it’s the 11th of June. The Stitch London Stitch Crawl rises from the depths of the Thames to stomp across the city once more.

What on earth is a Stitch Crawl? The Stitch Crawl (previously the Knit Crawl but we’re going multi-craft – crochet, sewing, crossstitch. All are welcome) is a day when you and your crafting proudly go out into the city and show yourself off. There’s sunshine, there’s cake, there’s hayfever-based sneezing, there are curious passers by, there’s graffiti knitting, and there are some of London’s loveliest sites. You can see last year’s Knit Crawl here. It rocked the London’s outdoor areas.

Want to know more? Hop over the Stitch London’s shiny website to see venues, prizes and to find answers to all your questions.

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Exclusive Stitch London patterns to kick the c**p out of cancer

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on September 6, 2010

Cancer is utterly rubbish. It is a fiendish foe that deserves jabbing with our DPNs until it gives up and goes away. Fancy helping us vanquish cancer by supporting those fine folks fighting it and treating yourself to one of three fabulous knitting patterns?

Team Raging Wool are a six-person team of knitters (and those sympathetic to the woolly cause) whose mission is to kick the tar out of Cancer by trekking 20 miles across London in one night for Maggie’s Centre Night Hike on 17 September.

To help team Raging Wool reach their target of £1200 they’re offering three patterns for which they invite you to donate and download.

Another reason to donate: Stitch London are also going to teach a ‘Stitch a Squid’ workshop at  Maggie’s Centre later in the month. Knitting is the perfect way to fill hospital time and time spent in waiting rooms, as well as being hugely therapeutic (as you all know). Help us to help them.

Pick your pattern > Donate to the fund > Get knitting

Slap My Thigh iPhone / iPod / iTouch Cosy
Cosy your technology with a bit of chic cable craft from The Fibre Flinger. Featuring ‘Gertrude Garter & Susan Stocking stitch cable’.

Candy Scarf
Simple but sweet pattern works by changing between two yarns leaving loops throughout. Looks more complicated than it is, which is fabulous for impressing admirers when you’ve had an easy knit.

Stitched Self Blank Body
The Knitted Stitched Self pattern in shiny new updated Whodunnknit form, with more ‘how to’ images and more helpful hints on creating a tiny version of you in knitted form.

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Stitched Sealife: The Slender Snipe Eel has a whale of a time

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on August 20, 2010

Stitch London are teaming up with London’s Natural History Museum on August 27 to bring you the Stitch a Squid event.

Six stitched specimens from the Deep Sea have escaped in the Museum. If you’re very quiet we can creep up on number 4 of the Stitched Sealife Six…

The unwavering cheerfulness of the mysterious Slender Snipe Eel, sometimes known as the ‘Deep Sea Duck’, can be a little unsettling. This skinny fellow slid from the needles of Stitchette and camera-wielding stitched sealife stalker Deadly Knitshade.

Happy happy happy happyhappyhappy HAPPY!

Slipping along the seabed at depths of up to 2000 metres little is known about this slightly sinister shiny-eyed slip of an eel who can be 75 times longer than he’s wide. Slender indeed.

Finding him floating in the deep sea darkness with his smileful of tiny sharp teeth may put investigators off pursuing enquires.

Whale carcass! I love! Can I play? Can I? CAN I?

He is rumoured hitch to rides on larger fish by sidling up and clamping his tiny teeth into their tails.

What’s that on your shoulder?! AAAAAAIIIIIIIIIIEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!

I come home with you now, human?

Come back on Monday to follow the damp finprints of the next Deep Sea escapee story.

You can also come along to the Natural History Museum August 27 to Stitch a Squid and join in the hunt for them.

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Stitch Yourself: For One Night Only

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on July 2, 2010

As the evening drew in on the 30th of June at around 6.30pm a pattering of tiny stitched feet could be heard echoing through the innards of London’s Science Museum.

They had come from the farthest corners of the globe, from Israel, Australia and Abu Dhabi. They had come from the nearest parts of our lovely London, from Islington, Twickenham and Archway. By post, by hand, by public transport.

I followed them from a safe distance with my camera as the 259 Stitched Selves went from Stitch London Towers in deepest Deptford to the Main Energy Hall of the Science Museum.

Tickets, please!

The Stitched Selves check out the new East London line

Last-minute preparations in the days before had been hurried along. Late arrivals were carefully opened and unpacked.

Keep still in there! We're cutting!

Every Stitched Self was catalogued in our Stitch Yourself Big Book of Little People.

How do you spell 'Austria'?

And every one of them was properly tagged to make sure we knew who they were and where they were from.

One, two, three, SQUEEEEEEEEEEEZE!

Groups, friends, family and Stitched Selves who were in lurrrrrrve were carefully tied together to make sure they didn’t lose each other in the fray.

Hello! I'm glad I didn't eat garlic.

They all climbed into the Stitch Yourself tour bus and made themselves comfy.

Your elbow is in my eye! Get your knitting needles out of hip!

The Stitch Yourself Tour Bus (air conditioned)

There were some struggles with stairs, many tiny whines of “Are we there yet?” and a couple of toilet breaks (even though we warned you all to go before we left) but at last we were there. The Stitch Yourself hoards had arrived at the Science Museum!

The showcase all ready for its Stitched Self guests

The Stitched Self Stitchettes checked it out first for safety.

Mini Deadly Knitshade takes to the shelf

Tiny Stitched Self Fibre Flinger, Bluestocking Stitcher, Fastener, Purple Purler and Gertrude Woolsworthy make sure it's safe

With the safety concerns all checked out the Stitched Selves rushed to grab a place in the limelight. It was woolly madess I tell you!

TA DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!

There they began showing off for unsuspecting passers by, as the Science Museum opened for an evening of Late Night wonders.

What were they doing there? We explained it all:

Stitch Yourself explained

There was a whole lot of knitting chatter coming from behind the glass as the Stitched Selves got comfy in their home for the evening. It was all very amiable. Lots of “Is anyone sitting here?” and “My but I do admire your handstitched frilly undergarments” from the tiny folks as they sorted themselves into display formation.

Do you see yourself somewhere?

Here maybe?

Or here?

Perhaps here?

Or in this little lot?

Shamefully there was a small incident involving the Stitched Self Gertrude ‘Aunty Gerty’ Woolsworthy, resulting in several of the Stitched Selves being sent to stand in the corner and think about what they’d done but the rest were very well behaved.

Mini Gerty gets a telling off

The public arrived in their droves to sigh (“I want to steal them!”), squeeeee (“I found ME!”), express shock (“AGH! That one’s naked!” and “Is she knitting her own head?!”), look confused (“A tree in a bikini?!”) and generally stand in awe-struck wonder at the handstitched, handknit and handhooked little people who peered back at them with just as much curiosity.

Admiring a crowd of tiny handmade people

The crowd of admirers grew

And grew

And every one of them was fascinated

Over 100 photos were taken. So here are a choice few.

A whole class of Stitched school kids hanging in the air

A rather dignified be-shoed Stitched Self up front

A gold-toothed smile

Shelf perchers

Bear with me

Casual

So many of you stitched lot

Stars and stripes

And skates

Flying high

Corner crowd

A little sleepy

A tree, a giant, a babycarrier and someone knitting their own head

A few familiar faces

Stitched smiley people

Happiness or shock...?

Stitched ink slingers

Pearls on purls

Specs and stitches

Flying the flag

Shhhh! She's sleeping

That's a tiny albino hedgehog on her toes

A little room on the meditation sofa as a Spanish Stitched Self shares space

Spot the scandalous naked Stitched Self

For one night only the Stitched Selves were one of the most interesting, creative and inspiring exhibits at one of London’s most famous museums. It was Stitched Self spendidness.

Up in the Who Am I? exhibit sat two knitted chromosomes by Marion ‘Bluestocking Stitcher’ Crick and me. They’re part of the permanent exhibit so do go along and say hello if you’re there.

Knitted science

Stitch London go sciencey

Some of you came along to visit your Stitched Selves too.

Behiiiiind you!

A doppelganger with a doppelganger of her doppelganger

Stitched streaker!

Four lovely ladies visit their group of Stitched Selves

Hair slightly less wild than her Stitched Self behind her

That's her in the black and white stripes

Found me!

And so the night came to an end. The tired Stitched Selves were packed back onto the Stitch Yourself tour bus and taken home (via the pub) to be tucked up safely in their beds.

A reminder of the fabulous venue of our first Stitched Self exhibit

If you didn’t see yourself keep an eye out for all 259 of them as we’ll showcase them here one by one over the next few months. It’s going to be a hell of a job but, with the effort you all put in, I think it will be worth it.

There were so many photos and so many of you we didn’t have room to feature all our photos. You can see the rest on Stitch London’s Flickr.

If you have stories behind your Stitched Selves please email lauren@stitchLDN.com and we’ll try to add them in with the photos of your tiny doppleganger. Also Flickr knitters can upload their Stitched Self pics to our Stitch London group.

A HUGE thanks to everyone who took part by sending in a Stitched Self. You’re an inspiring and wildly creative bunch and we couldn’t have done it without you. You utterly amazed us with every Stitched Self we met.

Special thanks to all those who helped out with making it happen: Marion Crick and Emma Toft for the fabulous blank body patterns, Yusuf for helping with all that unpacking, Clare, Gary and Emma for helping with the display, and Emmy and Gerty for newslettering stuff so I could get on with Stitched Self sorting. All the proofreaders on Twitter too, and everyone who passed along the word and got the crowds to come and see. 🙂

For those who missed the big event keep an eye on Stitch London in the future. The Stitched Selves will be back and you’ll all be invited. Promise.

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Stitch Yourself: new arrivals

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on June 28, 2010

Stitch London have been hard at work cataloguing and tagging each and every Stitched Self that you send in. Here’s a look at the chaos that took place as over 200 of your tiny dopplegangers took over Stitch London Towers this week:

It begins with a desk full of tiny person parcels...

And they keep coming...

And so the cataloguing and tagging commence

Stitched Selves waiting patiently to be tagged

A stitched school teacher keeps her stitched pupils in line

Box One fills up nicely to the constant chatter of Stitched Selves making introductions

Our first Stitched Self with a baby on board

Box One is almost full and still two post bags to go

A bit of carpet lounging as the tagging continues

A few Stitched Selves are caught up in a terrifying incident with one of the Tiny Perching Pigeons

The Stitched Selves come in all shapes...

And all sizes (We did say 15cm approx!)

Box one is full. Will you try and keep it down in there!?

It took two full days of opening, giggling, labelling, scribbling and packing but so far 237 Stitched Selves have been sorted.

We even had a ‘waiting area’ where Stitched Selves that cheekily requested being placed with friends or family hung out. We are pleased to say you were all united with who you waited for if you asked. All Stitched Self couples and groups have been tied together for the journey and will stay together in the museum.

We managed to fill two whole boxes which now stand by for the last stragglers that the postal service has eaten.

In the meantime Gertrude picked out a few friends to crack open the cider.

Stitched Self parrrrrrrrrty!

Join us and over 230 Stitched Selves at London’s Science Museum this Wednesday the 30th of June for the Stitched Self Exhibit. One night, hundreds of Stitched Selves. Woo hoo! We can’t wait!

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Exclusive Event: Stitch Yourself at the Science Museum

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on June 28, 2010

Stitch London has teamed up with London’s Science Museum to create a Stitch Yourself exhibit for the re-opening of their Who Am I? gallery.

See the Stitch Yourself exhibit for one night only in the main Energy Hall at the Science Museum Lates on 30 June 2010 from 6.45 to 10pm.

The exhibit features over 200 entries from all over the world and it’s possibly the only time you’ll ever get to see an army of tiny stitched people take over one of London’s most shiny museums.

You can also see Stitch London’s knitted chromosomes by Stitchettes Lauren O’Farrell and Marion Crick in the Who Am I Gallery’s permanent exhibit.

Tell us you’re coming on Facebook or Ravelry.

Can’t make it along on the night? Follow live Twitter tweets @stitchlondon

Join us. Go on.

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Tiny Perching Pigeon Party: in pictures

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on June 22, 2010

London’s Trafalgar Square has been pigeonless since the ban on seed selling back in 2000. It’s a very wrong thing to do to a place famous for its pigeon-ality. Such a shame.

With this in mind Stitch London teamed up with the Empress of the Tiny Knits, Anna Hrachovec of Mochimochi Land, to create a fibre-feathered flock of Tiny Perching Pigeons. It was seriously coo coo cool.

Some tiny perchers have arrived already

Stitch London gets down to some serious piegon purling in St James Park

A couple of unruly birds make off with someone's specs

The lovely Anna: perching pigeon creator

Some fluffy fellows

Perching pigeon, sitting ... pigeon

A proud pigeon purler

They're behiiiiiiind you!

I'm not sure they paid for that deckchair hire

Here's one I made earlier

To Trafalgar Square: let the pigeon perching commence!

Beware the pigeon paparazzi

Perched proudly

Pretty pigeons all in a row

Anna and Deadly Knitshade: Pigeon Party planners feeling pleased

The feathered suspect line up goes on...

And on...

And on some more...

And more...

And a little more...

Still going...

Will it never end?

Clearly not yet...

It must be nearly over...

Phew!

Well maybe just a few more

Pigeons all partied out. Time to fly home.

Coo-l

Now that pigeon-kind is returned to the Square once more we feel it’s important for everyone to get their pigeon on where ever they are. Anna has produced a free Tiny Perching Pigeon pattern for you to do just that.

Add your Tiny Perching Pigeon Party pics to her Mochimochi Flickr group and our Stitch London Flickr group. Go on. Get your purled pigeons out there.

See Anna’s Pigeon Party post.

See The Londonist post.

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Exclusive interview: Mochimochi Land meets Stitch London

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on June 19, 2010

Anna Hrachovec knits tiny. Really really teeny tiny. So tiny her knits are almost painfully cute. Her Mochimochi Land knits have gained her a well-deserved crowd of tiny knit admirers and a new book out in August this year.

Anna is joining us in London on the 21st of June to return some feathered friend to a pigeonless Trafalgar Square as she teams up with Stitch London for the Tiny Perching Pigeon Party. Yay!

Before she joins is I put a few questions to the purler of the pint-sized to see what makes a tiny knitter tick…

The story behind tiny knits:

Why so tiny? How did this quest for tiny knits come about?
I’ve been designing knitted toys for a few years now, and somehow I just began making them smaller and smaller without really thinking about it. When I recognized this trend and how much fun it was, I decided to try designing a new tiny toy every weekday for a month. That was in July of last year, and after the month ended, I liked doing it so much that I continued the challenge as a new tiny thing every week. It’s still ongoing at my blog!

What was your very first tiny knit?

The first official “tiny thing” that I made last July was a Tiny Brain, but the very first actual tiny thing that I made was a herd of tiny lemmings, which went with a knitted scene that I made for exhibit in a plush toy show at Gallery Hanahou in NYC.

The lemmings now live with the curator of the gallery (and also my boss, because I work there part-time), who was sweet enough to buy the “Swimming Lemmings” piece.

What inspires your tiny creations of knitted life?

Well, everything is cuter in tiny form, so everything inspires me! I think by now there is pretty much no animal, person, or thing that I haven’t thought about knitting a tiny version of. Some things are just more challenging to convert into knitting than others, and it’s going to take me a while to get around to knitting everything!


About you:

Are you a tiny knitting designer full-time or do you have a day job involving normal-sized objects too?

These days I’m practically a full-time tiny knit designer! I also design more normal-sized toys, and I also have a day job at Gallery Hanahou, a small gallery and illustration agency in New York .

Is everything else in your life minuscule? I like to imagine your home harbouring dolls-house style furnishings. Though I’m not sure it would work in real life.

Haha, my husband insists on a boring full-size couch, bed, and TV. (Actually, the TV is kind of huge.)

Do your friends and family introduce you as ‘the tiny knitting chick’? And is it hard to explain what you do when someone asks? Are you often tempted to tell them you work in a bank?
I love to let friends and family introduce me to others just to see what they will say. But yes, I’m trying to get better at describing what I do without trailing off awkwardly at some point. (I would try the bank line, but I’d be afraid of getting banking questions that would be way over my head!)


About your tiny knits:

Have you ever knit something so small you haven’t been able to find it after you’ve finished?
Yes, actually! I knit a miniscule twig recently and I haven’t been able to locate it recently… I have two cats who have a “finders keepers” policy when it comes to anything small and wooly, so I’m blaming them.

What happens to your tiny knits once they are cast off? Do they find homes?

I like to keep at least one of a particular design for myself, so I have a big Zip-lock bag that I keep them all in. But some have become gifts for friends, and I’ve also been selling a few through a nice little shop in Brooklyn called Saffron.

Have you ever been tempted to knit something giant to balance out all that tiny?

I totally have! I was thinking for a while that giant knits would be my next thing after the tinys, but they present more of a logistical challenge – more time, more yarn (more money), and more space needed to put the things. But it’s on my to-do list for sure.


I know it’s terrible to ask (like asking a parent which of their kids they like best) but which is your favourite tiny knit? Go on. We won’t tell the rest of them.

My favorite is always the one I’ve just finished designing! But my all-time favorites would have to include the Tiny Cheeseburger, Tiny Forest , and Tiny Lion.

What’s your proudest tiny-knitting-flavoured moment?
I had a blast making knitted factories that turn one tiny thing into another. I made them for another show at gallery hanahou.


About tiny knitting:

Do you need any special tools to get your tiny knit on?

Nothing too special, just fingering-weight yarn and small needles – I use size 1 (2.25 mm) double-pointed needles. For stuffing, it’s good to use the kind of polyester fiberfill that feels slippery to the touch – this allows you to thread I-cords through stuffed pieces to make little arms and legs. A smaller-than-usual tapestry needle is also a must.

Do you have any words of wisdom for those who wish to follow in your small stitched footsteps?
Simplicity is everything! It’s all about breaking a design down to its essential shapes. And the tininess also makes some aspects of the knitting more forgiving, so don’t focus too much on perfection or too much detail.


About your trip to the UK/London:

What are you most ‘squeeeeeee!’ about seeing?

Boy, I don’t know – everything! I want to check out the London yarn shops, and have some authentic English tea, and visit a few pubs (is it possible to be “squee” about pubs?) Probably the cutest thing that I’m anticipating are the adorable British accents.

If the Queen demands a tiny Corgi dog are you up for the challenge?

You can’t say no to the Queen, even if she’s just a hypothetical Queen! A Corgi is now on my list of things to knit tiny.

Will you be bringing a tiny knitted umbrella? We’ll try to keep it sunny but it is England.
You know, I’ve contemplated a Tiny Umbrella before but never came through. Maybe this is my chance.

About your potential plans for world domination:

What’s next? Are you planning world domination via a tiny knitted army? If so can we’d like to sign up.

Welll, I’m currently knitting a bunch of tiny and not-so-tiny things for my own show at Gallery Hanahou in the fall! It’s going to be a knitted installation with some moving parts (hopefully), and I’m very excited and a little scared about the whole thing. I plan to start posting updates about my progress on my blog soon.

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