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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting


Check out Polish creative Formallina's knitted heroes calendar!

Posted by Rob Alderson,

Polish creative Izabela Kaczmarek-Szurek –who works under the enigmatic name Formallina – is a multi-talented woman with a portfolio which includes painting, illustration, art direction, textile design, posters and typography design. But because it’s Friday there was really only one place to start. Her Extreme Knitting calendar is a selection of 12 of her heroes rendered in mighty impressive crochet with the portraits used on some very natty products. Hulk Hogan cushion anyone? George Michael bikini? Then there’s Britney, Bowie, Beckham (Victoria, not David), Joan Collins Kate Moss, John Travolta, Sty Stallone, Princess Diana, Paris Hilton and who I think is former Polish president Lech Wałęsa. The calendar earned her third place in a competition run by GRAFFEX magazine but she’s top of our knitted calendar pops for sure. Well worth checking out the rest of her work too.

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (David Bowie)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (David Bowie)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (George Michael)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (George Michael)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Lech Wałęsa)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Lech Wałęsa)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Joan Collins)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Joan Collins)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Hulk Hogan)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Hulk Hogan)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Britney Spears)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Victoria Beckham)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Britney Spears)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Victoria Beckham)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Paris Hilton)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Paris Hilton)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Kate Moss)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Kate Moss)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (John Travolta)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (John Travolta)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Princess Diana)

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    Formallina: Extreme Knitting (Princess Diana)


Posted by Rob Alderson

Editor-in-Chief Rob oversees editorial across all three It’s Nice That platforms; online, print and events. He has a background in newspaper journalism and a particular interest in art, advertising and photography. He is the main host of the Studio Audience podcast.

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