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Knit the City

A Whodunnknit Set in London

Author: Deadly Knitshade

Price: £9.99

Dimensions: 234x154

Number of pages: 128

ISBN: 9781849531795

Publication Date: 5th September 2011

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Prepare to meet your friendly neighbourhood guerrilla knitters, whose prime objective is to enliven the dull city streets with a riot of colour – one stitch at a time.

These creative knitting ninjas transformed a ballerina outside the Royal Opera House with their woolly works of art and installed a 13-ft spider’s web, replete with trapped insects and fairies, in a tunnel beneath Waterloo station.

These photographs of their exquisite feats will ensure you never see knitting – or London – the same way again. Deadly Knitshade is the founding member of London’s Knit the City graffiti knitting group.



Saga Magazine, August 2011

‘New Craze guerrilla knitting aims to liven up dull cities. Find out what yarnstorming knitting ninjas have been up to – including telephone box ‘cosies’ – and be amazed.’, October 2011

‘delightful little book.’, October 2011

‘It is a book led by photos and would make a great talking point for a coffee table book. I read it all in one sitting but I'm not putting...

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