Russell Davies

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Badly Knitted Baby Blankets:

I can't remember why, but I've started to knit. I can only knit with massive wool and I can only knit flat strips - scarfs and baby blankets. I knitted some for friends who were having babies but now I can't stop. It's the perfect thing to do while passengering on a long drive or watching the telly. So now I've built a shop. I say, shop, but really I've built a mechanism for you to email me about a blanket so we can arrange a transaction, but let's think of it as a shop.

a pile of blankets

They're really thick and cosy because I can only knit with incredibly big wool. It's called Crazy Sexy Wool, probably because it's crazy expensive. All blankets come with a fancy label. Unless I forget.

Russell of Fitzrovia label

A blanket for Alex. With an orange for scale. This was mostly knitted in front of Season Two of Succession and Season One of Treme.

the blanket of Alex

A blanket for Beth. Another organge. Knitted on a drive to Falmouth and back. Finished in front of Pointless Celebrities.

Beth's blanket

A blanket for Geraldine. Started on a drive to Derby, finished in front of Dulwich Hamlet losing 4-1 to Carlisle in the first round of the FA Cup.

Geraldines's blanket

A more muted one. A square picture! Bit ragged round the edges. Onion and clove of garlic for scale. I'd say it's a medium onion. Knitted while watching Giri/Haji. This one is for sale. £50 if you're interested. Email me

Muted blanket with onion
Muted blanket
Muted blanket with onion, folded

Well stripey this one. Uneven stripes but stripes nevertheless. Started in front of The Kominsky Project and finished in front of Forest 2 - 2 Millwall. For sale. £50. Email me

Striped blanket with onion
Striped blanket with onion up close
Striped blanket with onion, folded