This post is going to be really rather heavy on the photos and light on the chat.

All I can say is the Ninja Knitters had the most amazing day on Saturday.

We had all worked so hard in the run up to the "Fire Blanket" exhibit that it was really gratifying to see so many people enjoying our work.

Though I'm not sure the collection of drunk, mad and weird people who tend to inhabit Streatham Green were so appreciative!

May be a bunch of women dressed as Hilda Ogden covering their chairs in yarn was just too much for them.
So wearing the Ninja One hat I would like to say how proud I am of the Ninjas for taking a mad idea we had before Christmas, working on it all year, and creating something so memorable!

Being part of a local Arts festival was very different from any thing we had done before.
Look on and check it out.

Ninja H, the technical one's Swan Vesta chair

Ninja One's crochet camp fire.

The Witch Burning chair, possibly a backhanded compliment to our very own Nora.
Designed and made by One of the Ninja Twos, Ninjette J and the Kiwi Granny Ninja.

One of the Ninja Two's Phoenix.

The Pixilated Fire image chair.
Designed by Ninja One and made by every one!

The Wise Ninja's Fire Salamander chair.

Ninja Lucille Ball's Fire Flowers chair.

Home is were the Hearth is.
By Ninja H, the technical one, who did the impressive technical knitting, and Ninja one who did the less impressive crochet.

The Great Fire of London.
Flames and sky by Ninja S McG, Houses by trainee Ninja T, old St Paul's Cathedral and inns by one of the ninja twos, river by the French Ninja, boats by the other Ninja two, bridge by Ninja One.

Viking Long boat funeral burning.
By the Ninjas of the Streatham W.I

Volcanic explosion by the Woody Ninjas.
There are loads more photos on flickr
If you want to know more about the Ninjas you can find them on facebook
I would like to say its going to be some time before I start doing any thing this mad and huge again, but ........
Love Nora xxxx


  1. Absolutely, unequivocally, and totally flippin' brilliant!!! You Ninjas are amazing!
    Wish I could have been there!

  2. You know the hard work that you all put in is amazing!! It's all so stunning!! What happens to it now! can you exhibit somewhere!! it needs to be seen!!!!

  3. Wow!! How absolutely fantastic!! I wish I'd been there to cheer you all on.
    AMAZING work and congratulations to all of you :)) Kx

  4. WOW! WOW! WOW!! Absolutely wonderful!! I wish I could see it in person.

  5. Brilliant!! I have been waiting for the full report and all the pics! Not disappointed, they are ALL amazing! Take it on tour or something! I love them all!!!

  6. Amazing. It's fabulous, but I thought you lot were the "drunk, mad and weird people who tend to inhabit Streatham Green, oops my mistake. ;-) x

  7. Wow, that looks fantastic. Surely worthy of inclusion in the cultural Olympiad - somebody call someone!

  8. Awesome - so blinking impressive.

    Bet you get involve in a new project soon. :)

  9. These are great. Love the Hilda Ogdens too

  10. Brilliant, I love the home and hearth one and as for the Hilda's just fab !!

  11. fab knitting! do you know there is another blog impersonating you?? I went there by accident and they were talking about Coronation Street! Thought you had a new job!

  12. These are amazing, all that hard work has certainly paid off, I loved them all, particularly liked the crotchet camp fire.

  13. The fire of London is definitely my favourite... but they're all awesome! x

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