London, be vigilant! There are undercover knitters at work wool-bombing the city, keeping landmarks warm and cosy with their lovely knitted creations. Spot their wooly street art and knitted graffiti out and about or check out new book ‘Knit the City: A Whodunnknit Set in London’ by Deadly Knitshade.
For info, see knitthecity.com.
Phone Box Cosy in police-swarmed Parliament Square.
Ballerina outside the Royal Opera House being attacked Gulliver’s Travels-style by handmade characters from the Nutcracker Suite.
Deadly Knitshade’s Plarchie the Giant Knitted Squid (made from 160 plastic bags) swoons on Charles Darwin at the Natural History Museum.
Eros, 8 metres above London, with a string of handmade hearts on Valentine’s Day.
Shorna the Dead’s part of a six-hour installation that yarnstormed all six churches from the Oranges and Lemons nursery rhyme, at St Dunstans in Stepney.
Deadly Knitshade’s Woolly Banksy Rat at Tate Britain.
Scurvy stitched pirates hanging at Camden’s Pirate Castle.
All images © Lauren O’Farrell.
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